They’re baaaaack: Skill Shack begins eMLS season, Exraa starts Global Series

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The 2021 FIFA eSports season is kicking off for the ‘Caps, and Erfan “Skill Shack” Hosseini and Alex “Exraa” Gonzalez are ready to rock.

eMLS League Series One Qualifying

Skill Shack starts qualifying for eMLS League Series One on Tuesday night. He will play 14 matches, with the top 8 advancing to the live streamed LS1 tournament on January 16 and 17.

Skill Shack Schedule (LS1 Qualifying):

January 5

  • 6:00 p.m. PT vs. PhilB94 (Toronto FC)
  • 6:30 p.m. PT vs. tokyorift (Minnesota United FC)
  • 7:00 p.m. PT vs. Adamou (New York Red Bulls)

January 6

  • 5:30 p.m. PT vs. Atlanta United FC (player TBC)
  • 6:00 p.m. PT vs. GODFATHER (LA Galaxy)
  • 6:30 p.m. PT vs. JordyReyes (Houston Dynamo FC)
  • 7:00 p.m. PT vs. JKO (New England Revolution)

January 12

  • 5:30 p.m. PT vs. RCTID Thiago (Portland Timbers)
  • 6:00 p.m. PT vs. Crew96Skamzz (Columbus Crew SC)
  • 6:30 p.m. PT vs. AlanAvi (FC Dallas)
  • 7:00 p.m. PT vs. xBLeU (Austin FC)

January 13

  • 5:30 p.m. PT vs. Didychrislito (New York City FC)
  • 6:00 p.m. PT vs. BENR (San Jose Earthquakes)
  • 6:30 p.m. PT vs. ADRIAN (Seattle Sounders FC)

FIFA Global Series – North American Qualifiers

Exraa steps into North American qualifying for the FIFA Global Series this weekend.

Already one of the top ranked players on the continent, he’ll duke it out among the last 16 in the Regional Playoffs to grind out points towards the 2021 FIFAe World Cup.


  • January 9 and 10
  • February 6 and 7
  • March 6 and 7
  • April 10 and 11
  • May 8 and 9

Tune in to twitch.tv/eleaguetv to check out the action! For more information click HERE.

FIFAe Club World Cup qualifying

Team play continues on Thursday as Exraa and Skill Shack once again come together in qualifying for the 2021 FIFAe Club World Cup.

This time the boys are playing Mexico’s Tigres eSports.

To keep tabs on their results and standings visit the team page at fifa.gg/fifae-club-world-cup/team/vancouver-whitecaps-fc.