Konami digital Entertainment have announced that the season of eFootball.Pro League will end accordingly with the standings after Matchday 5. The eSports competition of Pes was suspended after the Covid-19 spread-out and Konami have announced the end of the tournament. It was impossible to continue playing in this condition from the Barcelona studio. Monaco was top of the league with 21 points ahead of Bayern Munich with 20 and Juventus with 17.
At the same time Konami have announced a new competition the eFootball.Pro Cup, another international eSports competition for professional football clubs. This tournament will be played only online and will see all the team involved in the eFootball.Pro League participating to this new competition.
The new competition will have a total prize pool of 250.000 Euros that will go not only for the final result of each team but also for the titles of Best Player and Best Goal of the competition. The game format is also identical: 3v3 in co-op mode with the three players of each team on the field simultaneously
The 10 world-renowned clubs participating in the eFootball.Pro Cup are:
• FC Barcelona
• Manchester United FC
• FC Bayern München
• Arsenal FC
• Celtic FC
• AS Monaco
• FC Schalke 04
• Boavista FC
• FC Nantes
The team will be divided in 2 groups and each time will play against each team of their group. The winning club and runners-up from each group will then progress to the Knockout Stage.
Starting on July 18th, the eFootball.Pro Cup broadcast schedule is as follows:
• Group Stage – Day 1: July 18th
• Group Stage – Day 2: July 24th
• Knockout Stage (Semi-Finals & Finals): July 31st
For the next stage, the Semi-Finals, the remaining clubs will play two matches in a home and away format. In the event of a tie, extra time and penalty shoot-out rules will apply. The Final of the eFootball.Pro Cup is played as a single match with the same tie-breaker rules.