The 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup just started on Saturday in South Korea. The cup is to run from 20th May up to 11th June.
This is the tournament that serves as a proving ground for top football players in the world. In fact, legends such as Maradona and Luis Figo were discovered while representing their countries in the FIFA U20 world Cup. Recently, Messi and now Pogba – the most expensive player at the moment – were products of this cup as well.
StarTimes will be streaming the matches live on 5 sports channels including two High Definition ones, namely Sports Premium and World Premium.
Africa is being represented by Zambia, Senegal, Guinea and South Africa. Guinea played the opening match against the hosts South Korea, a game that ended with a 3-0 defeat of the African team. Zambia, which won the Africa Cup of Nations against Senegal in the final match, is a fan favorite and the best chance at an African country winning the title.
Guinea has to battle out the hosts, England and Argentina in the group stage, South Africa is also facing an uphill task facing Italy, Uruguay and Japan.
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