TThe offline gaming community has suffered a great downturn in 2020 due to the covid19 pandemic. This has improved greatly the status of online gaming all over the world. Nigeria is not left out of this trend, though quality data is expensive in Nigeria! online mobile gaming has impressively taken an upturn and left console gaming lagging.

In a bid to encourage the Nigerian youths, Nilayo Sports Management Ltd is supporting gamers with free tournaments as covid19 palliatives to motivate them.
The FIFA WEEKEND tournament is a first in a series of console gaming tournaments that will reshape offline and online gaming in Nigeria and Africa by producing top gamers that will become professional Esports players in Nigeria and also educate millions of youths on the career paths available in Esports.

1st prize = 50,000
2nd prize = 25,000
3rd prize = 15,000
4th prize = 10,000

1.     Obey the judges at any given point in time and any complaints should be reported to them. If you feel that you have been unfairly treated, notify the whatsapp group admin privately. DO NOT TAKE ANY CORRECTIONAL ACTIONS ON YOUR OWN. 

2.     No interference from any third-party during gameplay except for the judges or Tournament Organizer. 

3.   For those that do not have quality internet to stream, you can book your match time with GAME EVOLUTION LOUNGE on 07069344866 ,

4.     ENSURE THAT AFTER YOUR GROUPING, YOU ARE AVAILABLE FOR YOUR GAME AS ABSENTEEISM 10 minutes after game time agreed WOULD LEAD TO A WALK OVER. We won’t tolerate a contestant coming to cause a scene after he has been walked over. **Absenteeism is determined if your opponent is seated and ready to play and you are unavailable 10mins later.**
  4.1. After agreeing time of play, please notify admins for verification

6. Only approved pads are Playstation Dual shock 4 pads. No rapid-fire pads, customized pads are allowed. 

FIFA 20   1.    Players are to register online before the event. Groups and brackets would be released 48hrs before the tournament.

 2.   Players would be divided into groups of 4 (minimum) and play each other in a round robin (league) format to accumulate points (3 for win, 1 for draw, 0 for loss). THE TOP 2 PLAYERS (players with the highest points) WOULD ADVANCE TO THE NEXT STAGE. Depending on the number of groups available, the best losers may be selected to complete the elimination stage participants. 

3.      Tie breaker rules: The following criteria (in order of priority) is used to determine rankings:
-         Points accumulated 
-         Goals difference
-         Head to head win

4.     Game settings:
-         Mode: Kick off 
-         Team: Club or country
-         Half length: 5mins for group stage; 6mins for elimination stages 
-         Level: Legendary
-         Multiplayer Camera: Tele Broadcast (unless the players involved both AGREE on another camera) 
-         Camera settings: Default 
-         Injuries: On 
-         Offsides: On 
-         Bookings: On 
-         Game speed: Normal 
-         Time of day: Day 
-         Weather: CLEAR 
-         Defense: Tactical Defending Only (Defaulters would forfeit the match) 
-         Goal Keeper Cursor: Not Allowed 
-         Preset formation: Allowed 
-         Custom tactics and set pieces: Allowed 
-         Custom formation/ editing player position: Not Allowed   

5.     Other rules: 
-        Players have 2minutes to set their formations and tactics before the start of the match. 
-        NO PLAYER SHOULD PAUSE DURING ACTIVE PLAY, if it's unavoidable that he should pause, then he should (i) be in possession of the ball. (ii) be in his own half.

  6.     In the event where the game is interrupted e.g power failure/internet disconnection, the following actions would be taken: 
-         If no goal has been scored and the game was in the first half, the whole game is replayed 
-         If a goal or goals have been scored, the following rules are followed.
Below the 25th minute (1st half) – Whole game is played
Above the 25th minute (1st half) – One half is played
Below the 70th minute (2nd half) – One half is played 
Between 70th – 85th minute (2nd half) – In-game 15 minutes is played
Above 85th minute (2nd half) – Judge’s discretion
Note that in all cases stated above, the goals scored before the break are still retained and added to other subsequent goals.

7.     All elimination stage matches up to semi-finals, that end in a draw proceed into extra time with the GOLDEN GOAL RULE.

8.    Semifinals and finals match that end in a draw proceed into extra time without the golden goal rule and subsequently penalty shootout if the scores remain unchanged.
9.     All elimination stage matches up to quarter finals can be played online, semifinals and finals will be played offline at Game Evo Studios




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