StarTimes has signed a deal with FIFA that will see the company broadcast four major soccer tournaments namely this yearâ€™s FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand, Womenâ€™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 Womenâ€™s World Cup 2015 will start on June 6th to July 5th 2015 and will be held in Canada.
StarTimes will also televise this yearâ€™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.