Donovan 'F2Tekkz' Hunt and Tom 'FUTWIZ' Leese are our first eLions representatives

Thursday 14 Mar 2019
The battle is on to become a member of the eLions squad!

England’s first eLions were confirmed on Thursday after a day of tense gaming to decide who will represent us at the first ever FIFA eNations Cup next month.

Eight of the country’s best gamers were involved competing on both the PS4 and Xbox One versions in a special studio in central London with fans able to watch all games live.

And we’re delighted to have Donovan ‘F2Tekkz’ Hunt and Tom Leese lining up as our first eLions in the Xbox One and PS4 categories respectively.

The eLions studio, where the thrilling finale took place

After last weekend’s online qualifiers, in partnership with ESL, our semi-final contenders were:- 

Shaun ‘Shellzz’ Springette @Shellzz, Jas Singh @Jas1875x, Donovan Hunt @F2Tekkz, Kylem Edwards @Lyricz30, Tom Leese @FUTWIZTom, Kyle Leese @KyleLeese_, Luke Craft @LOSC_Crafty, Daniel ‘Dandelion’ Whysall @DWDandelion

If you missed the action, you can watch all of the show and games back in the video player above, but you can also see the results below:-

PS4: Semi-Finals


First leg: Shaun ‘Shellzz’ Springette 2-2 Kyle Leese
Second leg: Kyle Leese 5-2 Shaun ‘Shellzz’ Springette

First leg: Jas Singh 1-3 Tom Leese
Second leg: Tom Leese 3-0 Jas Singh

PS4: The Final

First leg: Kyle Leese 1-0 Tom Leese
Second leg: Tom Leese 3-2 Kyle Leese (after extra time)

Tom Leese wins on penalties

FUTWIZ Tom celebrates his victory in the PS4 Final


Xbox One: Semi-Finals

First leg: Donovan ‘F2Tekks’ Hunt 2-0 Luke ‘Crafty’ Craft
Second leg: Luke ‘Crafty’ Craft 0-2 Donovan ‘F2Tekks’ Hunt

First leg: Kylem ‘Lyricz’ Edwards 1-3 Daniel ‘Dandelion’ Whysall
Second leg: Daniel ‘Dandelion’ Whysall 0-0 Kylem ‘Lyricz’ Edwards

Xbox One: The Final

First leg: Donovan ‘F2Tekks’ Hunt 2-0 Daniel ‘Dandelion’ Whysall
Second leg: Daniel ‘Dandelion’ Whysall 0-0 Donovan ‘F2Tekks’ Hunt

The eNations Cup is an invite-only exhibition event for member associations and will pit 16 national teams of the very best eFootball nations against each other in the FIFA 19 Ultimate Team (FUT) mode.

With male and female eFootball players of all ages able to qualify through their member associations, the FIFA eNations Cup will be one of eight majors in the EA SPORTS FIFA 19 Global Series all gearing towards the FIFA eWorld Cup in August 2019.

Our eLions will now prepare for the FIFA eNations Cup in April
By Nicholas Veevers