Fox Sports has tapped Sky Sports journalist Kate Abdo to join its studio team's coverage of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup from Canada.
Abdo, who anchors Sky Sports News in the UK and been a part of its Premier League’s Deadline Day and European futbol presentations, including the UEFA European Qualifiers and Coppa Italia, just helmed Fox Sports 1's coverage of the prestigious Algarve Cup.
She also worked with Rob Stone, Fox Sports' primetime studio host for WWC, as, the pair presented Fox's coverage of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Draw show last December.
During the upcoming women's event from Canada from which Fox will provide unprecedented coverage by televising all 52 matches, including 16 on the broadcast network, Abdo and Stone will anchor programming from the programmer's customized two-story state-of-the-art studio center on picturesque Coal Harbor in Vancouver.
“Kate is a highly respected journalist and media personality with years of experience in soccer,” said David Neal, executive producer for Fox Sports WWC coverage. “Kate brings her expertise, presence, and passion for the game to our coverage of the FIFA Women’s World Cup. We are delighted to have her join our team.”