Post by KostaAndreadis @ 02:26pm 23/04/15 | 0 Comments
In a first for Australian TV, Fox Sports will be broadcasting live from Federation Square, Melbourne, Wednesday April 29 where 16 Aussie FIFA champions will take their respective Hyundai A-League teams into a head-to-head battle where the outcome will determine once and for all, who's the best at soccer. That is, the best Hyundai A-League FIFA player.
The event will also be a Australian E-Sports star-studded event, with all the trimmings one would expect for a premiere sporting broadcast.
The finalists include:
All nine winners of the FOX FANS LEAGUE qualifying heats held at Westfield nationally, with each PlayStation 4 champion representing their favourite Hyundai A-League club at the history-making grand final
A number of famous faces and have secured wildcard spots to make up a field of 16 competitors and will face off against the local champions from each heat.
The celebrities and sport legends include: Gold Coast SUNS Captain, Gary Ablett, and Collingwood Football Club Captain, Scott Pendlebury, Channel [V] Presenter Danny Clayton, Penrith Panthers five-eighth Jamie Soward, and Australian EA SPORTS™ FIFA identity, Sam Mort.
One further finalist will be announced comprising:
PlayStation 4 National Premier League Wildcard spot will be determined the day prior, on Tuesday April 28, in qualifying event to be held consisting of finalists from national grassroots clubs at Gosh’s Paddock in Melbourne.
FOX SPORTS will televise the final LIVE from Federation Square, which will be the first time a video game contest will be broadcast LIVE on Australian television.
FOX SPORTS football commentators Simon Hill and Andy Harper will be on hand to call the action on the night, with Mark Bosnich and Adam Peacock hosting the broadcast.
Tara Rushton will get up close to the competitors, bringing viewers all the action on the ground.
So, ready the popcorn, tune into Fox Sports, and get ready to open wide for some soccer!