UK players and teams qualify for FIFA eClub World Cup

The groups for the FIFA eClub World Cup 2020 have been set – and there’s a plethora of UK talent taking part.

24 of the world’s best teams will battle it out in a 1v1 and 2v2 format in Milan from February 7th to 9th.

UK teams include Fnatic, Fierce Esports, Man City and Hashtag United, with players including Tekkz, Tass, Hashtag Harry, Ryan Pessoa and more (see those in bold below).

After a round robin group stage, teams will compete in the knockout phase to find out who will be crowned the official club team world champions of competitive FIFA.

A total of $100,000 and essential Global Series points on the Road to the FIFA eWorld Cup 2020 will be distributed amongst the 24 participating teams.

As part of FIFA’s initiative to involve clubs and organisations in order to further improve its competitions, the eClub draw took place at the home of FIFA in Zurich.

The qualified teams and players are as follows, with UK talent marked up in bold:

AS Roma

PS4: Damian ‘ Roma Damie’ Augustyniak (Poland)

Xbox One: Miguel ‘ Roma SpiderKong’ De Assis Bilhar (Brazil)

Blue United eFC

PS4: Sho ‘BLU Agu’ Nakashima (Japan)

Xbox One: Shota ‘BLU Tsakt’ Sato (Japan)

Borussia-E-Sports

PS4: Yannick ‘BMG_Jeffryy’ Reiners (Germany)

Xbox One: Richard ‘ BMG_Gaucho10’ Hormes (Germany)

Complexity Gaming

PS4: Joksan ‘Redona’ Redona Tello (USA)

Xbox One: Max Emilov ‘MaXe_VIP’ Popov (USA)

DUX Gaming

PS4: Jaime ‘gravesen_1’ Álvarez Martínez (Spain)

Xbox One: Diego Gaston ‘SownDragon74617’ Gonzalez (Argentina)

Ellevens

PS4: Ethan James ‘Ellevens EthxnH’ Higgins (UK)

Xbox One: Pedro Henrique ‘Ellevens Resende’ Resende Soares (Brazil)

FC Basel 1894 eSports

PS4: Gonzalo Nicolas ‘FCB NICOLAS99FC’ Villalba (Argentina)

Xbox One: Florian Fritz ‘FCB CodyDerFinisher’ Müller (Germany)

Gilette Infinity Esports

PS4: Gabriel ‘INF Wolf’ Cabrera (Colombia)

Xbox One: Javier ‘INF Janoz’ Munoz (Colombia)

Hashtag United

PS4: Harry-John ‘Hashtag Harry’ Hesketh (UK)

Xbox One: Alexander ‘Hashtag Shawrey’ Shaw (UK)

Nasr eSports

PS4: Ramy ‘Nasr_Ramy’ Abdelaal (Egypt)

Xbox One: Haroun ‘Nasr_Haroun’ Yassin (Austria)

Redemption eSports

PS4: Christian ‘ChristianSpiteri’ Spiteri (Malta)

Xbox One: Abdulaziz ‘MrDone’ Alshehri (Saudi Arabia)

Team FW AU

PS4: Mark ‘FUTWIZ Marko’ Brijeski (Australia)

Xbox: Jamie ‘FUTWIZ Jamie’ O’Doherty (Australia)

FaZe Clan

PS4: Tassal ‘FaZe_Tass’ Rushan (UK)

Xbox One: Amine ‘Mino7x’ Boughanmi (France)

Fierce Esports

PS4: Akima ‘Fully’ Byron (Jamaica)

Xbox One: Connor ‘Fierce Catt’ Keys (UK)

FK Austria Wien

PS4: David ‘Neubi’ Neubauer (Germany)

Xbox One: Marcel ‘Juno16x’ Holy (Austria)

Fnatic

PS4: Donovan ‘Fnatic Tekkz’ Hunt (UK)

Xbox One: Thomas ‘Fnatic Tom’ Leese (UK)

Manchester City eSports

PS4: Shaun ‘MCFC Shellzz’ Springette (Sweden)

Xbox One: Ryan ‘MCFC Ryan’ Pessoa (UK)

Mkers

PS4: Daniele ‘Prinsipe’ Paolucci (Italy)

Xbox One: Matteo ‘RiberaRibell’ Ribera (Italy)

Movistar Riders

PS4: Andoni ‘AndoniiPM’ Payo Martín (Spain)

Xbox One: Kilian ‘I5I Zidane 10’ Pita Ossorio (Spain)

NEO

PS4: Thomas ‘NEO STOKES’ Stokes (UK)

Xbox One: Spencer ‘NEO GORILLA’ Ealing (UK)

Nordavind DNB

PS4: Arkan ‘Nvd Arkoo’ Nevzut Resul (Norway)

Xbox One: Magnus ‘NVD_Hyperr’ Myhrhaug Kristiansen (Norway)

Olympique Lyonnais

PS4: Corentin ‘LDLC OL CVB’ Vicogne (France)

Xbox One: Marvyn ‘LDLC OL Aero’ Robert (France)

R288

PS4: Oliver ‘R288DonOli’ Mikkelsen (Denmark)

Xbox One: Alexander ‘R288mr_lillelys’ Laustrup (Denmark)

Team QLASH

PS4: Diego ‘QLASH Crazy’ Campagnani (Italy)

Xbox One: Ivan Todorov ‘QLASH DrNW’ Churov (Bulgaria)

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