LPL presents the FIFA 19 New Zealand Football National Championship announces partnership with New Zealand Fooball!

“As an official FIFA eNations Cup Qualifier, the LPL league will give four New Zealand FIFA players the opportunity to travel to Auckland for a live broadcasted Grand Final.”

Let’s learn more about this great opportunity for some Kiwi gamers to get involved in!

What do I get for winning?

According to the press release we got…

“The national winners on each console (one on Xbox, one on PS4) will be flown overseas on an all expenses paid trip to London, England to represent New Zealand against their counterparts from 15 other selected nations.”

We’re excited to be invited by FIFA to be one of 16 nations to compete in this competition

Partnering with LetsPlay.Live will enable us to deliver a fantastic tournament with the domestic finals being broadcast on SKY Sport, as well as the Twitch and Facebook platforms. We’re hopeful that the top FIFA 19 competitors will be able to take part and earn the right to represent New Zealand on the world stage.

-New Zealand Football Commercial Director, Carl Jackson

LPL are incredibly excited to partner with New Zealand Football to give Kiwi FIFA players the opportunity to compete on the world stage

LPL are focused on providing pathways into professional esports for Kiwi gamers and see this partnership as a great step for the country’s FIFA players to make their dream a reality. We are also thrilled to see New Zealand Football take this stride into esports, providing crossover for both digital and traditional football players.

-LetsPlay.Live Director, Duane Mutu

How do I enter?

More details from the press release:

“Entry is free to New Zealand passport holders aged 16 years and over. For more information on the tournament and registration, visit

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Will Dube

Enthusiast for all things gaming. Currently runs a Realm of the Mad God YouTube channel and streams occasionally on twitch. Spends way too much time playing Bullet-Hell's and MOBA's. Attempts to play VGC Pokemon competitively in hopes of a nice shiny Pikachu trophy!

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