FFA to Exclude New Zealand Competitors from Upcoming FIFA E-League Draft

Tonight’s FIFA E-League draft with the top 50 competitors from the Oceanic FIFA player base, will feature only Australian competitors, league sources told
Out of the New Zealand competitors who were given invitations to the draft, players who were planned to be selected have been notified this week that although chosen by a club, their picks were rejected by the Football Federation Australia (FFA).
The draft that commences tonight at 6:30 PM (AEDT) on the Hyundai A-League’s Facebook page, will see the first of its kind in what is said to have been part of a multi-year plan by the FFA and Fox Sports.
We are continuing to follow leads to find out more about why the FFA have rejected their inclusion and will keep you updated on this story as it breaks.