Loco to Broadcast FIFAe Pinnacle Events

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Loco to Broadcast FIFAe Pinnacle Events in India

Abhimannu Das
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India-based streaming platform Loco has teamed up with FIFA to broadcast upcoming esports events.
Three events will be broadcast exclusively in Hindi between 14th and 30th July.
In June 2022, India's Charanjot Singh, Siddh Chandarana, and Saransh Jain qualified for the FIFAe Nations Cup 2022.

India-based streaming platform Loco has teamed with FIFA, football’s international governing body to broadcast FIFAe World Cup 2022, FIFAe Club World Cup 2022, and FIFAe Nations Cup 2022 to fans across India. The three events will be broadcast exclusively in Hindi between 14th and 30th July.

Loco has become the first and only Indian-based game streaming platform to team up with FIFAe. Loco will localize the streams by broadcasting the three tournaments in local languages.

India will participate in the FIFAe World Cup 2022

In June 2022, India qualified for the FIFAe Nations Cup 2022. Charanjot Singh, Siddh Chandarana, and Saransh Jain, are representing India as the country that beat the Korea Republic and Malaysia in the playoffs. Recent performances have led to massive excitement among FIFA fans as well as the wider esports community in the country.

To further accelerate awareness in the Indian gaming community and with fans beyond the existing FIFAe community, Loco will be hosting multiple watch parties with the country’s top game streamers on the platform

The current season of FIFAe, will aggregate all FIFAe competitions under one event while preserving their respective identities. The 3-week long FIFAe Finals that kicked off on 14th July, will go on till 17th July. Teams in the qualifiers will battle it out for ultimate fame, and the world’s biggest individual prize in FIFA esports which is INR 4 crores($500,000 USD).

The second tournament commencing from 20th-23rd July, is the FIFAe Club World Cup, which brings together the best clubs in the world to showcase their game-play and compete before a global audience, for a prize pool of INR 2.4 crores ($300,000 USD).

This year’s events will close with the prestigious FIFAe Nations Cup, which will run from 27th-30th July. Teams will represent their nation and compete against each other for a total prize pool of INR 3.2 crores ($400,000).

“Esports has become the most watched category in India, after Indian cricket, and we are really happy to team up with one of the most prestigious organizations in the world, FIFA, to bring together an innovative new category of esports,” said Loco Founders, Anirudh Pandita and Ashwin Suresh in a release.

Fans will be excited to see how the Indian team performs at the world cup in the coming weeks. Matches will be broadcasted at: https://loco.gg/


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Abhimannu is a part of the content team at AFK Gaming and a lifelong obsessive gamer. He currently covers esports titles like VALORANT, CS: GO, Call of Duty, Fortnite, PUBG and more.


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