Premier League footballers will put up their skills In the EA SPORTS FIFA 20 e-Premier league to help raising funds in order to people to fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
From April 21st, footballers will be giving tough competition as they will be representing their respective club in the tournament. While playing the players are advised to be in their comfort zone.
The winning team will be donating the prize money to the #PlayersTogether Fund, an initiative which was created by the Premier League players. This will help to generate money for National Health Service and the money will be distributed to the needy people.
The tournament will not stop to urge people to stay at home and to follow the general guidelines, issued by the authorities.
The Chief Executive of Premier League, Richard Masters said, “The thoughts of everyone at the Premier League are with all those directly affected by COVID-19.”
In addition to it he said,”In response to the pandemic, the League, our clubs and players are providing valuable support for communities and the NHS.”
He explained, “We are also aware of the importance of finding new ways to entertain fans at this time and we are excited to bring together a strong line-up of players for the ePremier League Invitational tournament.”
“With Sky Sports screening the competition live in the UK and many of our international broadcast partners also showing the matches, fans around the world can tune in and enjoy the action. We know how popular FIFA 20 is with players and I am looking forward to seeing who will be crowned the ePL Invitational champion,” he added.
Players who are going to perform and will be completing the tournament are Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Todd Cantwell (Norwich City), Ryan Fredericks (West Ham United), Diogo Jota (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City) and Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace).
On 20th April, Monday, the full line-up will be confirmed ahead of the tournament draw.
“The Football Show” on Sky Sports News and Sky Sports Main Event in the UK.
Due to coronavirus pandemic, all the sporting events have either been cancelled or postponed.