The tournament will be played on FIFA 20 for PlayStation 4 and kicks off with the Group Stage from July 6-8, featuring separate competitions for 32 males and 12 females taking part. Ananum was placed in Group B following Thursday’s draw alongside competitors from universities in Mexico, Iran and the United Arab Emirates, while Khanduja is in Group A and will face opponents from universities in Argentina, China, India, Malaysia and South Africa. In all, 44 student-athletes from 26 different countries and 41 different schools from around the world are scheduled to compete. The finals are scheduled for July 16.
“I’m extremely proud that two of our students were selected to represent Canada on the international stage,” said Paul Meister, Coordinator of Lancer Gaming, which is set to officially launch its groundbreaking program this Fall . “Congratulations and good luck to Happy and Sudiksha.”
Selected games will be livestreamed daily on FISU.TV and FISU’s Facebook, Twitch and YouTube channels, all with live English commentary teams at 8 a.m. ET / 5 a.m. PT and 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT.
FISU eSports Challenge Football Schedule
|July 6-8||Group Stage|
|July 9 & 13||Round of 16|
|July 16||Medal Matches|