EA Sports and FIFA announced today the FIFA 20 Stay and Play Cup, as part of EA’s “Stay Home, Play Together.” initiative, that brings together and encourages the sharing of creative content, livestreams and other ways to bring the gaming community together while staying safe by staying home.
The FIFA 20 Stay and Play Cup will consist of a knockout tournament that brings together 20 of the most famous and historic clubs in Europe as they go head-to-head playing FIFA 20 from April 15-19. The tournament will feature professional footballers nominated by each club from:
- England: Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur
- France: Olympique Lyonnais, Marseille, PSG
- Germany: Dortmund
- Spain: Real Madrid, Atlético de Madrid, Valencia
- Portugal: Porto
- Italy: AS Roma
- Netherlands: Ajax, PSV Eindhoven
- Sweden: AIK, Djurgården
- Finland: HJK Helsinki
- Denmark: FC Copenhagen, Brondby
Each match will be a one leg 1v1 match with 85-rated squads, with the winner advancing to the next round and the loser being knocked out of the tournament. In the event of a draw after 90 minutes, games will be decided by extra time and penalties.
With the occasion of this special tournament, EA will donate US$1M to Global Giving’s Coronavirus Relief Fund to support ongoing COVID-19 relief efforts. The tournament will also feature ways for fans and viewers to donate and support the ongoing global relief efforts to help tackle and stop the spread of COVID-19.
You can watch the tournament unfold on the EA SPORTS FIFA Twitch channel and if you link your twitch account to EA’s account you’ll also have a chance of scoring some FUT 20 rewards with Twitch Drops!
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