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The FIFA PlayStation Nations Cup and the SAFA eCup Online Championships return to South Africa. The South African Football Federation (SAFA) announces the qualification program for the 2nd edition of the video game competition.
South African players at the FIFA PlayStation Nations Cup and the SAFA eCup Online Championships can rejoice. After the postponement of the 2020 edition of video game competitions due to the Covid-19 epidemic, the 2021 edition is launched. It is digitally focused to encourage play and participation from the home or in a safe place for players.
South African Football Federation (SAFA) CEO Tebogo Motlanthe said all national teams need to show passion and professionalism in this competition. “We look to the future with digital engagement and how part of a global platform with FIFA and hope to create new heroes and heroines when players don national colors to represent the country in the world. ‘eSport’.
Tebogo Motlanthe thus encourages players to take more interest in it. “We are catching up with the rest of the world that is developing into the digital realm to grow the game and its support among tech savvy young fans and leverage SAFA’s digital arsenal in 4IR on the way we operate.” and how we connect with our fans. There is an additional incentive this year to compete as the four best South African players form the official South African eNational squad for the year 2021 ”.
This selection tournament limited to FIFA rated players takes place in South Africa on Thursday and Friday April 15 and 16, 2021, respectively. Two champions are expected among the winners from PlayStation 4 and two from Xbox. Registration is limited to FIFA rated players and South African citizens aged 16 and over compete online.