As the FIFA under 20 Women’s World Cup kicks off kick off today – Sunday, the 5th of August, Official broadcast partner of the competition, StarTimes have urged the Super Falconets to do the country proud by bringing the cup home.
The biannual tournament will last until 24th of August, as 16 teams battle for glory.
According to Startimes, all 32 matches will be brought to Nigerians live and in HD on StarTimes World Football and Sports Focus for the entertainment of its subscribers across Africa.
In a good-will message to the Falconets who are also Two-time runners up in previous competition, StarTimes urged the team to do Nigeria proud by bringing home the cup.
The Falconets begin their campaign with a huge test, against Germany at the Stade de Marville in Saint –Malo on Monday, 6th August. Germany edged Nigeria to lift the trophy the two times Nigeria got to the championship final in 2010 in Germany and 2014 in Canada.
Non-subscribers are not left out as all the matches can be watched live and in HD on StarTimes mobile App, which can be downloaded from the Android and iOS app store with over 2 million downloads since it become available in Nigeria.
Nigeria’s Group D opponents Haiti will be taking part in their first ever FIFA women’s tournament. The other African flag bearers, Ghana were thrown into the same Group A as hosts France, New Zealand and The Netherlands.
Ghana will go up against hosts France in the tournaments opening match in Vannes on Sunday, 5th August. Concarneau is the other city that host matches during the championship.
Group B is headed by Korea DPR and also has England.