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Gfinity to operate the second ePremier League Invitational Tournament

By 4th May 2020 No Comments

Esports company continues its association with the tournament that sees Premier League players competing on FIFA 20.

Gfinity has won the contract to operate the second instalment of the ePremier League Invitational tournament, following its involvement in the inaugural tournament last month.

The latest ePremier League Invitational will see a different group of Premier League footballers and some special guests competing on FIFA 20 on PlayStation 4.

Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Diogo Jota won the first instalment after beating Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold in a final that went to Golden Goal.

Matches will be streamed live four times a day from 3pm tomorrow (Tuesday), with the semi-final and final going out live from 5pm on Saturday, 9 May 2020.

The players taking part this time around include Phil Foden (Manchester City), Billy Gilmour (Chelsea), James Maddison (Leicester City), John Egan (Sheffield United), Ryan Sessegnon (Tottenham Hotspur) and Callum Wilson (Bournemouth).

The live streams of the tournament are on Sky Sports YouTube and Twitch channels, the BBC Sport website and BBC iPlayer, as well as on the Premier League digital channels.

The finals will also be shown on Sky Sports Premier League and Main Event. It will also be televised internationally by the Premier League’s international broadcast partners.

John Clarke, CEO of Gfinity said: “During these uncertain and challenging times, we are committed to working with sports rights holders, publishers and broadcasters to deliver new content and virtual formats. There were some amazing games in the first invitational which made for a thrilling broadcast product.”

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