1025 players entitled to participate had started their trip towards the Great Echampion League final in December. The path actually leads to Stockholm for eight only for eight, where on Friday the winner of the virtual premier class in FIFA 22 will be chosen in the Space Arena.
- ‘Snakez’ from leaving to the grand finale
- participant field with an impressive title collection
- ‘Tekkz’: “must be in absolute best form”
- 280,000 US dollars are distributed
Again four of the eight finalists are German professionals: Umut ‘Umut’ Gültekin by RB Leipzig, Ali ‘Predatorfifa’ Oskoui Rad from SV Werder Bremen, Deniel ‘Denii_10’ Mutic from 1. FC Heidenheim and the big surprise Noah-Laurin ‘Snakez’ Bartsch VfL Bochum reach for the Echampions League title.
‘Snakez’ from leaving to the grand finale
The story of ‘Snakez’ in particular is a special one: the young player in Bochum had only reached the knockout phase through the exclusion of Russian players from FIFA 22 Global Series (FGS). Now he is in the final, where he is again considered a big outsider.
In the preliminary round, the 19-year-old initially had to accept a clear 1: 4 against the Argentine Nicolas ‘Nicolas99fc’ Villalba before four victories in the Lower Bracket still meant the final. In a triumph, ‘Snakez’ would succeed Oliver ‘Oliverpn’ Provstgaard Nielsen.
participant field with an impressive title collection
The previously largely unknown Dane had secured the Echampions League title in FIFA 21 in the past year, Bartsch’s profit would be a sensation similar. However, the final hurdle is high, because not only the competition among the compatriots is gigantic.
With the said ‘Nicolas99fc’, Donovan ‘Tekkz’ Hunt, Matias ‘Matiasbonanno99’ Bonanno and Roee ‘Feldman’ Feldman, the second half of the field of participants is top-class. German champions, FIFAE Club World Cup winner, FGS Masters Cup winner and Tots Cup winner combine the final.
‘Tekkz’: “must be in absolute best form”
The conclusion of the Echampions League should become the first very big highlight of the FIFA 22 season. At the same time, it serves as an appetite for the Champions League final on the real lawn between Liverpool FC and Real Madrid a day later.
“It is one of the most important tournaments in the FIFA Global Series calendar, so I can hardly wait for the kick-off. We have a long way behind us, the first qualifier was already in December. If I want to win the title, I have to in Be an absolute best form, ”said ‘Tekkz’ in advance.
280,000 US dollars are distributed
In addition to the fame of the Echampions League title, the eight finalists also compete for a total of $ 280,000 $ 75,000, the winner is reduced. In addition, the best three players are rewarded with a place in the play-offs for the FIFAE World Cup 2022.
During the supporting program, a number of show matches should provide entertainment. With former world-class soccer players: Ashley Cole, Kaka, Henrik Larsson and Fernando Morientes dare to go to the controllers. The finale of this mini tournament is broadcast directly before the League Grand Echampion was kicked off.
Speaking of transmission: The first games of the double elimination brackets begin on Friday at 1:15 p.m., the final round can be followed live on the Twitch channel of EA Sports FIFA and on the UEFA YouTube channel. Spectators with connected EA and Twitch accounts are made available bonuses.