In the coming months, Ajax eSports and Ziggo will organize online FIFA 19-tournaments for the fans under the denominator: ‘Ziggo eBattle - Road to the USA’. Fans will compete against each other in order to get a spot in the Grand Final. The winner of the Grand Final will receive the ultimate prize to join Ajax eSports to Florida this January.
Ajax eSports, connected by Ziggo
This is one of the new activities Ziggo organizes as part of the contract extension with Ajax eSports. After two successful seasons, Ziggo remains headpartner of the two-time eDivisie champion.
Menno Geelen, commercial director of Ajax, on the extension: ‘’Ziggo, as headpartner of Ajax, was the first to embrace Ajax eSports within the club. Thereby, we were able to grow with our virtual domain. This FIFA 19-season we want to organize more activities for our fans, together with Ziggo. The weekly Ziggo eBattles are a good example of that.’’
This isn’t the only thing coming this season. Marcel de Groot, Director Consumer Market of Ziggo, is happy with the new developments: “Besides the Ziggo eBattle we are expanding our joint activities this season. Ajax eSports will have their own Ajax-shirt with an adjusted logo on the frontside. Moreover, the Ajax ePlayers received their own Ziggo eRoom at their homes. An own studio where the ePlayers are able to train under the best circumstances and can stream at a high quality with the right internet connection, so that the fans can follow their performances.
Start Ziggo eBattle ‘Road to the USA’ The new online tournaments will take place every week on a Monday or Wednesday. Fans who want to take a chance to join Ajax to Florida can sign up via ajax.nl/ziggoebattle. These tournaments will be played on Playstation 4 as well as the Xbox One. The Grand Final takes place at the Johan Cruijff ArenA at the 16th of December, right before the match Ajax – De Graafschap.