StarTimes has signed a deal with FIFA that will see the company broadcast four major soccer tournaments namely this year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand, Women’s World Cup Canada, Beach Soccer World Cup in Portugal and U-17 World Cup in Chile. The four competitions will be broadcast on both StarTimes and StarTimes Satellite in all sub-Sahara African territories.

At the moment StarTimes is screening the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015 which started last week. The African continent is represented by Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal and Mali. The 52 matches will be broadcast live on StarTimes Sport 2 channel with the champions being crowned on 7th July, 2015. The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 will start on June 6th to July 5th 2015 and will be held in Canada.

StarTimes will also televise this year’s FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Portugal from 6th June to 5th July and the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile from 17th October to 18th November.