- The 2021 FIFAe Nations Cup will take place August 20-22 in Copenhagen
- 200% increase in the number of participating member associations
At stake for participating nations: USD 500,000 in total
The top EA SPORTS ™ FIFA 21 national teams will meet from August 20-22 in Copenhagen, Denmark, to try to win the 2021 FIFAe Nations Cup ™.
This final tournament will feature 24 teams (three players per team) in a major FIFA competition. A total of 60 nations will challenge each other in a tournament with a total of $ 500,000 in prizes.
For the majority of the best players in the world, representing their country and competing for the highest glory in the FIFAe Nations Cup is a dream come true – and the challenge of a lifetime. The competition has never been fiercer: five regional online qualifiers with participating nations from around the world will take place between April 22 and May 23. The competing teams will fight not only for one of the 23 remaining places in the FIFAe Nations Cup, but also for international glory and national pride.
Christian Volk, Director of FIFA’s eFootball & Gaming Department, said: “The excitement leading up to this event, which will bring together people from all over the world, is enormous. What awaits the winners is not just a place in the history books, but also in the glory and recognition of their compatriots. We look forward to working with the Danish Football Federation and EA SPORTS on the FIFAe Nations Cup. “
As the host nation, Denmark is the first country to be assured of participating in the FIFAe Nations Cup. In the inaugural tournament in 2019, in which 20 national teams participated in London, France defeated Argentina in the final to become the first country to be crowned in this battle of nations.
Jakob Jensen, CEO of the Danish Football Federation, said: “We are happy and proud that Copenhagen is hosting the 2021 FIFAe Nations Cup. We look forward to hosting one of the biggest FIFAe tournaments in the world, where players from world class, including our own Danish players, will create action, suspense and excitement. Esport is very popular in Denmark, as well as in the rest of the world, where it continues to develop. is undoubtedly a big event happening in Copenhagen. “
Brent Koning, Group Director and Commissioner, EA SPORTS FIFA Competitive Gaming, said: “International competitions have this unique power to attract fans because pride in their home nation gives everyone a reason to watch. FIFA esport continues to help develop the love of sport and the FIFAe Nations Cup will continue to do so with this entertaining international competition. “
The list of participating nations is available here. Results will also be available throughout qualifying on FIFA.gg.
The FIFAe Nations Cup 2021 will feature 24 of the best national teams in the world, each represented by three players, which will give participating member associations an additional tactical angle to make a substitution in the 2vs2 competition to guide their team to ultimate glory. from August 20 to 22, 2021 in Copenhagen. A total of USD 500,000 in cash prizes will be awarded during the FIFAe Nations Series, including USD 400,000 for the 2021 FIFAe Nations Cup final round.
FIFA continues to monitor the global health situation and any potential impact on the safety of participants, and staff.