Indian Super League franchise Mumbai City FC and its sister international clubs owned by City Football Group (CFG) will come together for the first time to host a group-wide global ‘EA SPORTS FIFA 20’ challenge on June 13.
According to a statement issued by Mumbai City FC on Thursday, the CFG FIFA Challenge will see pro-FIFA players and eSports teams alongside footballers from men’s and women’s teams across the Group take to the virtual pitch to test their skills.
Eight clubs — Manchester City, New York City FC, Melbourne City FC, Yokohama F Marinos, Girona FC, Montevideo City Torque, Sichuan Jiuniu FC and Mumbai City FC — will compete in a series of matches and gaming challenges.
Mumbai City FC will be represented by 28-year-old midfielder Rowllin Borges, along with three fans.
“We’re happy to be able to extend our support to charities through this one-of-a-kind event,” Borges said in the release.