Paris set to host FIFA eClub World Cup
FIFA eClub World Cup taking place on 19 & 20 May in Paris
Sixteen clubs are taking part, with Global Series spots on offer
Watch it all live on FIFA.com
FIFA.com is streaming the action live this weekend as the FIFA eClub World Cup takes place at Paris’s Studio 130 on 20 May.
Featuring 16 professional eSports football teams, the eClub World Cup is a central part of the EA SPORTS FIFA 18 Global Series on the Road to the FIFA eWorld Cup, virtual football's equivalent of the FIFA World Cup™. Local favourites Paris Saint-Germain and holders Brondby are among the clubs taking part, with each consisting of a PlayStation 4 and Xbox One player.
The draw took place on Monday 14 May, with both the local side and the reigning champions paired together in Group B.
Group A: Method, Hashtag Academy, Arte Virtual FC, FC Basel 1893, Unilad, BU E-Sports, ECV eSports, FC Schalke 04 eSports
Group B: Mkers, Team Envy, Falcons eSport, Brondby IF, Lightning Pandas, Xolos de Tijuana, VFL Bochum 1848, PSG eSports
Those 16 teams will be competing for a prize pool of USD $50,000 and, more importantly, four spots at the EA SPORTS FIFA 18 Global Series Playoffs. The event will be presented by Laura Woods and Spencer Owen, with commentary coming from Leigh Smith, Joe Miller, Richard Buckley and Brandon Smith.