Watch the Orlando Pirates FIFA18 playoffs tonight
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Tonight, the Orlando Pirates Football Club will host their first ever FIFA 18 playoffs featuring two of their football stars going head-to-head against two of their latest members to the esports division, Zaid Patel and Shuaib Hassen. The aim is to crown a Pirates FIFA18 Champion.
Orlando Pirate burst onto the scene during the VS Gaming FIFA Football Festival and have since announced their very own esports division within the club which features ten of South Africa’s top FIFA players. The tournament to determine the Pirates Champion began on November 7th, The initial group stages featured several of their esports players who went up against a few players from their Orland Pirates first team. They took part in a round-robin tournament to determine the top two from each group, which is how we got here, tonight, where one of these four stars will be crowned the Pirates FIFA Champion.
The mix between the football players and esports players has created an exciting atmosphere on social media, and tonight’s showdown brings forward some heated matches as a champion will be crowned. The action will be livestreamed on the Pirates YouTube Channel and Pirates TV. Be sure to tune in at 19:00.