Let’s Play Live (LPL) has announced today a special FIFA 19 eSports tournament for gamers living over in the country of New Zealand.
LPL has officially partnered up with New Zealand Football to bring gamers in the country the FIFA 19 New Zealand Football National Championship.
One winner will be crowned for the PS4 version of the game while another winner is for the Xbox One version. You can register your details now by clicking here via CyberGamer.
You have nine more days to enter and there are only 102 slots available on PS4 and 117 slots available on Xbox One as of time of writing. Entry is free to New Zealand residents over the age of 16.
The two aforementioned NZ winners will then be flown over to London, England to represent New Zealand in the FIFA eNations Cup. This is a bigger worldwide FIFA 19 competition where 16 countries are vying for the championship.
You can read more comments from the organizers posted below. All information has been posted from the official press release.
We’re excited to be invited by FIFA to be one of 16 nations to compete in this competition,” explains New Zealand Football Commercial Director Carl Jackson – who is looking forward to seeing some of the best FIFA gamers in the country in action.
“Partnering with LetsPlay.Live will enable us to deliver a fantastic tournament with the domestic finals being broadcast on SKY Sport, as well as the Twitch and Facebook platforms. We’re hopeful that the top FIFA 19 competitors will be able to take part and earn the right to represent New Zealand on the world stage.”
LetsPlay.Live Director Duane Mutu is just as enthusiastic about hosting this unique opportunity.
“LPL are incredibly excited to partner with New Zealand Football to give Kiwi FIFA players the opportunity to compete on the world stage,” he says.
“LPL are focused on providing pathways into professional esports for Kiwi gamers and see this partnership as a great step for the country’s FIFA players to make their dream a reality. We are also thrilled to see New Zealand Football take this stride into esports, providing crossover for both digital and traditional football players.”