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Australian FIFA 18 E-League Joins FIFA's Road to the eWorld Cup

From IGN - February 14, 2018
By Joab Gilroy

The Hyundai A-League's E-League will now serve as an entry path to EA Sports' Global Series Playoffs, affording them the opportunity to become the FIFA eWorld Cup Champion at the FIFA eWorld Cup 2018.

Tonight Australia's professional football competition, the Hyundai A-League, will launch its video game competition with the E-League, a FIFA 18 tournament featuring the best players in the country, drafted to A-League clubs and competing over the course of nine weeks.

"This is an exciting announcement for football in Australia as EA Sports FIFA 18'smass popularity is an increasingly important factor in how fans interact with traditional football, said FFA Chief Executive Officer David Gallop. Using the strength of the global leader in interactive football combined with our world popularity of the Hyundai A-League, we believe this partnership will rapidly expand competitive gaming across Australasia."

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