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Thursday 19 May 2022
Northern Ireland Esports team to play in FIFAe Nations Series 2022

The Northern Ireland Esports team begin the Nation Series group stages against Greece at 16:00 today (19 May).

The team will play several games across Thursday and Friday this week in a bid to qualify for the knockout stages. 

This is an opportunity to warm up your supporting muscles as Northern Ireland senior men take on Greece two weeks later in the UEFA Nations League.

The games will be live streamed on the Northern Ireland Twitch account. You can get ready for this round and all future eSports games by following the link below: 

As well as Greece, Northern Ireland will face Bulgaria, Moldova, Luxembourg, Norway and Turkey in group D and the top four will qualify for the knockouts.  

You can find out more about the fixtures and follow the results by CLICKING HERE

The team is currently made up of four players and the games are played in a 2v2 format, with a third player acting as a substitute.

The selected players for Northern Ireland are Bruno Freixial, 25 (Ports_MUFC_96), Patrick Lynch, 22 (dplynch), Luke Reid, 20 (JoseHamster), and Anthony McIlroy, 24 (AMcIlroy97).

Loud Mouth Media, official eSports partner of the Irish FA, sent their support to the players. Chanel Turner, Marketing Brand Manager & Scotland Team Lead said:

“Good luck to all the players from all of us at Loud Mouth. It takes great focus and tenacity to excel in Esports of any kind, and we can’t wait to see the players represent Northern Ireland and perform at the FIFA eNations.”

If these games get you in the GAWA spirit, tickets are still available for the UEFA Nations League tie between Northern Ireland and Greece at 19:45, 2 June at the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park. CLICK HERE to get your tickets.

If you think you'd be a great addition to our Esports team then you can hear from Thomas Fulton, our Esports manager, in the video below for more details: