What a week for the Vancouver Whitecaps FC FIFA eSports team.
Sunday was a historic day with Exraa taking the Xbox continental crown at the FIFA Global Series North American Qualifier 1 event.
More on that below. But first …
Skill Shack qualifies for eMLS League Series One (LS1)
It was tense, but the Burnaby boy pulled it out!
Sitting in ninth place and needing to break into the top eight on the last day of qualifiers, Skill Shack earned seven of nine points to make it to the live stream finals this coming Saturday, January 16 and Sunday, January 17.
He will be up in the quarterfinals against 2020 eMLS Cup champion AMADOU from New York Red Bulls.
Tune in live on Saturday, starting at 12 p.m. PT at twitch.tv/MLS.
Exraa, don’t forget the name
After winning the North America Qualifier 1 title on Sunday, the messages were flowing in for the champ.
Okay sir 👀👌🏾— T (@ttbair) January 11, 2021
Just another day at the office for the young king 😍 pic.twitter.com/29su6fy4Al— FUTWIZ Jamodo (@JamieODoherty) January 11, 2021
It’s lonely at the top 🥶— Joksan Redona (@JoksanRedona) January 10, 2021
You played out of your mind today. GET SOME SLEEP 🤣— ELEAGUE (@ELEAGUETV) January 10, 2021
Unreal. Deserved so much, you’re a beast bro.— Sean Allen (@DragonFIFA_) January 10, 2021
goat— aa9skillz (@aa9skillz) January 10, 2021
Orgullo tapatío 🔥♥️— Beto (@Beto19Avila) January 10, 2021
Congrats 🐐— Erfan (@Skills_Shack) January 10, 2021
Yessir! Congrats!— 🎮 Major League Soccer (@eMLS) January 10, 2021
idolo— The Boi 🇳🇬🇨🇦 (@ChuBoi) January 10, 2021
Looking for that Jay DeMerit promotion moment
Can’t stop, won’t stop.
The boys are in action again on Thursday night in qualifying play for the FIFAe Club World Cup.
They are continuing to fight for promotion to the top division. This time they face 19esports – interestingly they have a Canadian, Costa Rican, and Mexican player on their team.