Thu, 12 Nov 2020 - 06:34 GMT
File- LaLiga Santander Fan Cup logo
CAIRO, 12 November 2020.- eLaLiga Santander, the official tournament of FIFA 21 in Spain organized by LaLiga and Electronic Arts, becomes more global than ever. This year, for the first time, it will bring an amateur competition Egyptian fans under the name of eLaLiga Santander Fan Cup.
The 16 different countries chosen for the first ever eLaLiga Santander Fan Cup are China, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, United States, Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Russia, and Spain.
During November and December, a series of online tournaments will be played in each region in order to finally select a total of 24 players.
The phase in Egypt is due to happen in two online tournaments, on the 16th and of the 23rd of November. Through the first months of 2021, the finalists from each region will compete in three regional finals in order to fight for a spot at the eLaLiga Fan Cup Grand Final, that will be celebrated on May 8th in Madrid.
Thanks to eLaLiga Santander Fan Cup, the best players among all the fans of EA SPORTS FIFA 21 around the world will get the chance to test their competitive abilities and, who knows, trigger the start of a meteoric career.
In the grand final in Madrid of May 8, players will compete for a prize pool of 10.000€. They will have the opportunity the experience to compete in a professional environment and be treated like true professionals with a VIP eLaLiga Experience during the entire event.
Within the same event venue in Madrid, the Grand Final of the national eLaLiga Santander will take place hours later, and competitors will get the chance to absorb the atmosphere and see the best professional players in Spain battle it out after the eLaLiga Fan Cup concludes.