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S’Korea 2017: StarTimes promises fans

Uruguay and Venezuela will be battling  each other for a place in the final of the South Korea 2017 FIFA Under-20 World Cup on Thursday.

The South American rivals  file out for the first semifinal at Daejeon World Cup Stadium in Daejeon, with England facing fellow Europeans Italy in the  second semifinal  at  the Jeonju World Cup Stadium in Jeonju the same day.

Uruguay defeated Saudi Arabia 2-0 in the round of 16 and drew 2-2 with Portugal in the quarterfinals but won on penalties to hit the semifinals while Venezuela defeated Japan 1-0 in the round of 16 and sent USA packing with a 2-1 defeat.

Italy beat France 2-1 in the round of 16 and handed down Zambia a 3-2 defeat to get to the semis. England, who have been effectively led by Nigerian-born striker, Ademola Lookman, beat Croatia 2-1 in  the round of 16 and overcame Mexico 1-0 to set up a clash against Italy.

Meanwhile, pay TV company StarTimes has assured Nigerian fans  that it will broadcast the matches live in the country.

Acting Brands and Marketing Director, StarTimes, Mr. Qasim Elegbede, said  the company remains committed to delivering quality sporting content to its subscribers.

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