…16 of the world’s best eFootball teams set to compete for the title
…FIFA eClub World Cup™ 2019 will take place in London on 9 and 10 February
…Event to be livestreamed on FIFA.com and FIFA digital channels
Sixteen of the world’s best eFootball teams will descend on London this weekend to compete at FIFA eClub World Cup 2019 as some of the top stars of eFootball look to take a significant step on the Road to the FIFA eWorld Cup™.
With over 150 teams having competed in online qualification, this year’s FIFA eClub World Cup looks set to be one of the most competitive team tournaments to date with a prize pool of USD 100,000 and important EA SPORTS FIFA 19 Global Series Points up for grabs.
Featuring 32 of the world’s top eFootball players, each team at the FIFA eClub World Cup 2019 will feature two players, who will play across two consoles – one on Xbox and one on PlayStation. Teams have been drawn into four groups for the group phase with the top two teams in each group qualifying for the knockout stages on Sunday 10 February.
For more information about the FIFA eClub World Cup, please click here. The tournament will also be streamed live on FIFA.com and FIFA digital channels, including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
Christian Volk, Director of eFootball and Gaming at FIFA, said:
“With over 150 teams having already competed in the online qualification phase, the stage is set for this year’s FIFA eClub World Cup to be one of the most competitive eFootball tournaments so far this season. We are also very excited about the inclusion of the 2v2 element making it a true team competition.
“With eFootball continuing to professionalise and go from strength-to-strength, the FIFA eClub World Cup 2019 in London will provide an ideal platform for players and teams to make a strong statement ahead of the FIFA eWorld Cup later this year and lay a marker down against some of their rivals.”
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