England, Venezuela in U20 World Cup Final Showdown

first_imgAlso, the third place play off between Uruguay and Italy will come up at the same Suwon stadium before the closing ceremony and final match of the tournament.England which beat Italy in Thursday’s semi-final has now gone unbeaten in 12 matches, of which they’ve won ten.Earlier, England defeated Croatia 2-1 in round of 16 and pipped Mexico 1-0 to secure the semifinals. Venezuela on the other hand defeated Japan 1-0 in the round of 16 and sent USA packing with a 2-1 defeat in the quarter finals before sending Uruguay packing in the semifinal on Thursday.StarTimes has assured football viewers they can enjoy the best of the World Cup and other thrilling sporting actions on its ST World Football Channels 244 and 254.Speaking on these coming World Cup sporting actions, Acting Brands and Marketing Director, StarTimes, Mr. Qasim Elegbede, said StarTimes remains committed to delivering quality sporting contents to its subscribers.“Quality sporting content was the reason behind the exclusive acquisitions of sporting rights like the FIFA World Cup in over 48 territories in Africa and other sporting event such as the Serie A, Bundesliga, French Ligue 1, Chinese Super League, Eredivisie.He said StarTimes will be showcasing the best of these football actions live from the various match centres to the subscribers with the final matches involving the four countries.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram The stage is set today for the final showdown in the ongoing FIFA U20 World Cup in South Korea as South Americans Venezuela take on England in what is a clash of two continents.As usual, Pay TV Company, StarTimes, has concluded plans to beam live actions of these matches from Suwon World Cup Stadium to Nigerian subscribers.last_img read more

Mali go for Alain Giresse for second coaching spell

first_imgMali have appointed Frenchman Alain Giresse as the new head coach of the Eagles for a second spell.The former France midfielder beat two other ex-coaches of the Eagles, Patrice Carteron and Stephen Keshi, to the post.Until recently the coach of Senegal, the 62-year-old succeeds Polish coach Henry Kasperczak, whose contract was not renewed after guiding the Eagles to a first-round exit at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.Giresse led Mali to third place at the 2012 Nations Cup during his first stint in charge of the team.His first order of business would be to prepare Mali for the qualifying campaign for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations which begins in June.–last_img