South African fans have the chance to represent their country at FIFA 20 in this year’s FIFA eNations Cup. In 2019, South Africa Football Association held a tournament to find the best two South African players with Sinister5 Gaming’s Ryan Bathos and Goliath Gaming’s Shiaan Rugbeer coming out on top.
The search is on once again to find FIFA 20 stars to represent South Africa at the second edition of the FIFA eNations Cup in April.The South Africa eNations Cup qualifiers is open to all FIFA 20 players on PS4 or Xbox One, based in South Africa and aged over 16 with the ultimate prize being the chance to lead the country on the global stage.
On March 21, 2020, SAFA’s eFootball National Championships will commence, and the finals will take place on Saturday March 28, 2020. The winners of the qualifier will join the eBafana Banyana team which will face other eNational teams in April. In Denmark, the 24 nations will compete for the trophy of the FIFA eNations Cup and in prize money over $100,000.
France, which defeated Argentina 1-0 in the final, won the first edition of the FIFA eNations Cup, with both Corentin ‘ Maestro ‘ Thuillier and Lucas ‘ DaXe ‘ Cuillerier lifting the trophy.
The FIFA eNations Cup combines solo and team matches as opposed to many of the competitive FIFA tournaments. All 20 teams are divided into four groups, with each team playing three times the other teams within their group.
Two matches are 1-on-1 and played on both Xbox and Playstation, while the 3rd match is played on a single console with both teams teaming up for a 2-on-2 match. This year, 2,000 EA Sports FIFA 20 Global Series points will be awarded to the winning team.
The qualifications will be run online and managed by ACGL using the FIFA Ultimate team. Registrations is now open on the eNations landing page. More information about the tournament can be obtained via ACGL, NAG and South Africa Football Association website.
To register to take part in South African eNations Cup qualifiers, fans need to click here.