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Gfinity reappointed for season two of ePremier League

The AIM-listed firm said it would develop the tournament’s online qualification system, due to open in December, prior to the season finale next March

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Gfinity PLC (LON:GFIN) has been reappointed by the Premier League to operate the second season of its ePremier League (ePL) esports football tournament.

In an announcement on Thursday afternoon, the AIM-listed firm said it would develop the tournament’s online qualification system, due to open in December, as well as online play-offs prior to the season finale at its London arena in March next year.

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The ePL offers UK gamers the opportunity to compete as their favourite Premier League team through the FIFA 20 video game.

"The ePremier League was one of the most successful esports tournaments in the last year and we are delighted to have been chosen as the Tournament Operator for season two”, said Gfinity executive chairman Garry Cook.

“We remain focused on working with game publishers, sports rights holders, brands and media companies to design, develop and deliver unique esports solutions and create memorable experiences for the rapidly growing, esports community.”

In early trading on Friday, Gfinity's shares were 4% lower at 3.6p.

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