Experienced FIFA player Matthew “Crossy” Cross has battled his way past 80 players and won Qualifier 1 in the Squawka Cup FIFA 15 tournament, in association with the European Gaming League (EGL) and earned his trip to the Grand Final in London.
Matt Books Trip to London
After knocking out Team Dignitas Pro Gamer Tass Rushan in the semi final, Matt won a hard fought final 2 games to 1, winning the best of 3 final against Josh Ward on a Golden Goal after the 3rd and deciding game finished in a draw after extra time.
This victory sees Matt travelling to London for the Grand Final on Saturday 20th December and to be in with a chance of winning 2 VIP tickets to an English top flight game.
Qualifier 2 takes place this Thursday from 6pm. Check back then for all the night’s coverage as the next set of players battle it out to join Matt in London.
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