- London to horde first-ever FIFA eNations Cup™ from 13 to 14 Apr 2019
- Twenty nations from 6 confederations reliable to contest in event
- Innovative 2v2 organisation format to also underline during FIFA eNations Cup
Today, FIFA reliable a full choice of participating countries who will contest during a first-ever FIFA eNations Cup, as good as a Host City for a initial eventuality holding place subsequent month.
As one of a vital events in a EA SPORTS FIFA 19 Global Series, a FIFA eNations Cup is a new serve by FIFA to this season’s veteran eFootball calendar and will underline 20 inhabitant teams from all 6 confederations (Concacaf, CONMEBOL, CAF, OFC, AFC and UEFA).
In serve to general excellence and a esteem pool of USD 100,000 during seductiveness for a teams, players comparison by their member organisation for a FIFA eNations Cup 2019 will also have a possibility to win adult to 1,500 EA SPORTS FIFA 19 Global Series points, providing them with an eventuality to pierce adult a FIFA 19 Global Series Rankings and take a poignant step brazen on a Road to a FIFA eWorld Cup™ 2019.
Following a consummate and endless analysis and invitation routine conducted by FIFA for a initial event, a 20 countries reliable to attend in a FIFA eNations Cup 2019 are:
- China PR
- England (host country)
- New Zealand
- Saudi Arabia
- South Africa
In addition, London has also been reliable by FIFA as horde and a contest will be promote by a Media Rights Licensees for a event. It will also be streamed live opposite FIFA’s digital channels on 13 and 14 Apr 2019.
Christian Volk, Director of eFootball and Gaming during FIFA, said: “With 20 of a world’s best eFootball nations going head-to-head, this year’s initial FIFA eNations Cup will yield another good instance of a passion and fad that eFootball has to offer, as good as providing a possibility for players and member associations to contest for inhabitant honour and general glory.
“Following rare seductiveness perceived in a event, a preference to enhance a FIFA eNations Cup from 16 to 20 teams will concede some-more member associations with a possibility to contest during on an general theatre in eFootball, as good as providing an critical stepping mill for FIFA to continue flourishing and building eFootball and a FIFA eNations Cup for member associations and a wider eFootball village in a future.”
As partial of a format of a first-ever FIFA eNations Cup, participating countries and players will contest in particular (1v1) and organisation (2v2) matches on both Xbox and PlayStation during a organisation stage, with a tip dual nations in any of a 4 groups surpassing by to a knockout stages.
Volk concluded: “Following a successful doing during a new FIFA eClub World Cup™ final month, we are hugely vehement that a 2v2 organisation format will lapse and be partial of a first-ever FIFA eNations Cup. The new 2v2 compare format is another critical creation for a competition of eFootball this deteriorate and will supplement serve play – as good as another energetic – to a eventuality during what will be an sparkling two-day muster of some of a best eFootball in a world.”
The gift routine for inhabitant teams competing during a FIFA eNations Cup will be run by member associations.