The Amsterdam ArenA will be the setting for two top matches on Sunday, December 18th. Ajax and PSV will go head to head both on and off the field. Initiator Ziggo will provide the very first e-battle between two top Dutch clubs, which will be fought out during the warm-up of the Eredivisie duel on the Amsterdam ArenA’s giant screens.
Both Ajax and PSV will select the duo that will represent each time in the ArenA via a qualification tournament. This way, the very best gamers in the FIFA 17 game will fight to win the e-battle between Ajax and PSV.
Ajax and PSV embrace e-sports
The world of e-sports is growing rapidly. Some games attract thousands of fans online and on location. Ajax is the first club in the Netherlands to have contracted an e-player. Koen Weijland represents the Amsterdam team in e-sports. He will be the e-team’s coach during the final battle in the ArenA.
Sign-up until Monday
As Ajax’s main sponsor, Ziggo sees this top game as an opportunity to invite supporters for their own battle in this area. Fans can sign-up until Monday, December 12 (22:00) via www.ziggo.nl/e-battle for the qualification tournament and earn the chance to represent their own club. Both the selection matches and the finals will be broadcast via www.twitch.tv/ignbenelux