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Mumbai City FC to participate in eSports challenge

Mumbai City FC to participate in eSports challenge
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Published: 11 Jun 2020 10:48 AM GMT

Indian Super League franchise Mumbai City FC and its sister international clubs owned by City Football Group (CFG) will come together for the first time to host a group-wide global 'EA SPORTS FIFA 20' challenge on June 13.

According to a statement issued by Mumbai City FC on Thursday, the CFG FIFA Challenge will see pro-FIFA players and eSports teams alongside footballers from men’s and women’s teams across the Group take to the virtual pitch to test their skills.

https://twitter.com/MumbaiCityFC/status/1271009818845667330?s=20

Eight clubs - Manchester City, New York City FC, Melbourne City FC, Yokohama F Marinos, Girona FC, Montevideo City Torque, Sichuan Jiuniu FC and Mumbai City FC - will compete in a series of matches and gaming challenges.

Mumbai City FC will be represented by 28-year-old midfielder Rowllin Borges, along with three fans.

"We're happy to be able to extend our support to charities through this one-of-a-kind event," Borges said in the release.

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