The first ever FIFA UltimateQuaranTeam tournament got underway on Sunday and South African sports betting firms are offering betting on the tournament, starting from as little as R1. In this post we’ll be having a brief look at what the Electronic League FIFA 20 tournament is all about as well as the betting options available to punters for this popular Esport.
What is the Electronic League?
The FIFA UltimateQuaranTeam Electronic League is a 128-team FIFA 20 tournament (As in the FIFA 20 Video Game, but played on PS4) and has a range of players representing their teams, these range from professional footballers to Esports professionals. The games are quick and action packed, lasting 12 minutes per match and 6 minutes a half.
The worldwide eTournament sees clubs from across England’s top four divisions, as well as sides from France, Germany, Netherlands, Italy and many other countries competing for glory. It’s no longer about the worlds biggest clubs, but more about the player behind the controller.
So don’t be surprised to see Jomo Cosmos beat Liverpool 3-0! Funds raised by the tournaments will go to clubs that have been affected by the Coronavirus pandemic and tens of thousands of pounds have already been raised. So if you’re willing then you can also make a donation to help these clubs in need.
Electronic League Betting
Many South Africans are well aware that there is little to be on at the moment, due to all the major leagues being suspended due to the Coronavirus pandemic. You’ve likely heard of other punters talking about betting on the league or seen some betslips from Hollywoodbets, so it is growing in popularity in SA.
Electronic League Betting offers an alternative to traditional sports betting and you’re also able to bet on these matches at various bookmakers. Currently you can bet on the Fifa electronic league at Hollywoodbets, and there are a few markets to choose from, including match winner and handicap winners. They have also added more betting options like both teams to score, correct score, handicaps and more.
There are a few other bookmakers offering the league but we recommend using Hollywoodbets as your electronic league betting site, they’re simply miles ahead of other bookmakers in South Africa who have the UltimateQuaranTeam league on offer.
You can find all the latest fixtures and odds on the Hollywoodbets mobile and desktop sites by browsing Soccer > Electronic Leagues > FIFA 2020. All the fixtures and latest odds are also in this section of the site.
Just a note that you’ll only find fixtures and odds closer to the matches being released, usually a day or so before the match is set to take place. Consult the tournament schedule below for a better idea of when we’ll see odds posted.
Betting from around the World
Those punters who are not from South Africa can find betting odds for the league on 1XBet, who offer a good range of markets and betting options. Once again they are only recommended for punters who are outside of South Africa as they are not licensed to operate in SA.
They have more Fifa UltimateQuaranTeam markets than what you can find in South Africa, and offer betting on overs, both teams to score and more. There are a total of 30 different betting markets for the league. Highly recommended for bettors around the world.
Betway South Africa have released their outright odds on the tournament and you can view all the latest favourites on the Betway site. Below are the current favourites for the tournament, with Man City leading the pack, followed by Middlesbrough and Angers Sco.
How to watch the Electronic League?
There are several options for punters to tune in and watch the latest Electronic League action. Streams have been made available on Youtube ,Twitter, and Twitch. You’ll need to search for UltimateQuaranTeam and look for a live stream or someone hosting a stream. Most clubs are streaming their matches from their official Youtube channels.
The action is also set to be streamed across social media so keep an eye out for streams. We were hoping that Ginx.tv on DSTV channel 127 might be showing the matches but they don’t appear on their schedule.
- For all the latest on where to watch we recommend you follow the organizers on Twitter. They provide links to streams, fixtures, results and more.
Electronic League Tournament Schedule
The tournament will kick start this Sunday at 9pm South African Time.
- Round of 128 – To be played from Sunday 22nd March – 9pm
- Round of 64 – To be played from Tuesday 24th March – 9pm
- Round of 32 – To be played from Thursday 26th March – 9pm
- Round of 16- To be played from Saturday 28th March – 9pm
- Quarter-finals – To be played from Monday 30th March – 9pm
- Semi-Final – To be played from Wednesday 1st April – 9pm
- Final – To be played from Friday 3rd April – 9pm
Electronic League Fixtures
The below electronic league fixtures are courtesy of Betway
Electronic League FIFA 20 Results
Getting results for the electronic league can be a challenge as no major live score sites are covering the event. However we found the Standard UK to have all the latest results, a daily stream and a live feed with some commentary. We recommend visiting the Standard to get the latest results. Livescore also have up to date coverage on all the matches and results.
March 31th Results
- Groningen 1-0 Angers (replay)
- Lokomtotiv Moscow 2-3 Standard Liege
- QPR 0-1 Feyenoord
- Istanbul Basaksehir 1-0 FC Midtjylland
Can we watch? Yes, Orient will be streaming games via Twitch – all other teams have been advised to use the same platform, however they’re welcome to use another.
Who is playing for Leyton Orient? Goalkeeper and academy graduate, Sam Sargeant.
Can clubs change their competitor? No, we’d like teams to use the same player throughout the tournament, unless a valid reason can be given.
Can eSports/professional FIFA players compete? All entrants have been encouraged to use either a first team squad player, a member of staff or a fan. Ultimately, it is up to each individual club to pick their player!
Other popular Electronic Leagues
Thanks to the huge surge in popularity there have been several other electronic leagues that are now available for betting. One of the most popular leagues is Liga Pro, which is also based on FIFA 20. Punters interested in the Liga Pro electronic league can find the latest odds and fixtures on Betway South Africa.