JP Dellacamera (above) and Aly Wagner were named lead announcers by FOX Sports for the 2018 concacaf Women’s Championship.
LOS ANGELES – JP Dellacamera and former U.S. international and two-time Olympic gold medalist Aly Wagner have been named FOX Sports’ lead announce team for the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship.
The announcement was made by David Neal, executive producer, FIFA World Cup on FOX.
The duo will call all U.S. group stage matches live from Cary, N.C., and the semifinals and final from Frisco, Texas. Alex Curry will report from the sideline. FOX Sports’ presentation of the regional qualifying tournament to the 2019 Women’s World Cup kicks off Thursday, Oct. 4 at 5 p.m. on FS2 as Trinidad & Tobago takes on Panama to begin Group A.
Dellacamera this week was honored with the National Soccer Hall of Fame’s 2018 Colin Jose Media Award
“Aly was exceptional this summer, making history as the first woman to call men’s World Cup matches in the United States during the 2018 FIFA World Cup,” Neal said. “We are delighted to pair her with JP, the legendary voice of soccer in the U.S. and a future Hall of Fame inductee, to lead our tournament coverage.”
FOX Sports today also announced a star-studded roster of on-air talent that will call matches throughout the event. Play-by-play announcers will include Derek Rae, fresh off his stint calling the 2018 World Cup matches for FOX Sports; FOX Sports FIFA World Cup veterans Jenn Hildreth (2015 Women’s World Cup) and Mark Followill (2018 World Cup), and regular FOX Sports contributor Keith Costigan.
Analysts will include Cat Whitehill, who called the 2015 Women’s World Cup final; Kyndra de St. Aubin, also a veteran of the 2015 Women’s World Cup on FOX Sports and the first full-time female color commentator in Major League Soccer (Minnesota United on FOX Sports North), and former USWNT member Danielle Slaton, who was recently part of the first all-female announcer team to call a Major League Soccer match.