India shines in esports: Secures back-to-back qualification for FIFA Nations Cup

India secures back-to-back qualification for prestigious FIFA Nations Cup in the world of esports.


India’s consecutive qualification for the FIFA Nations Cup marks a significant achievement in the world of FIFA esports, highlighting their growing prominence among global football associations.

Having debuted in the FIFAe Nations Series in 2021, India’s remarkable performance secures their second qualification in just three years for the prestigious ‘World Cup of FIFA esports’.

India’s quest for redemption in FIFA Nations Cup 2023

In the previous edition of the FIFA Nations Cup held in Denmark in July 2022, India faced an early exit at the group stage. Now, the eTigers are determined to improve their performance as they aim to secure a spot among the 24 qualifying nations for the upcoming FIFA Nations Cup 2023.

FIFA Nations Cup: Regional Qualifiers and Participants

In addition to India, Australia, Malaysia, and Singapore have earned qualification from the Asia and Oceania region for the forthcoming major event. They will be joined by 11 European teams, three from the Middle East and Africa, three from South America, two from North and Central America, and a host nation yet to be revealed.

India’s Journey in FIFAe Nations Series

India embarked on their FIFAe Nations Series 2023 campaign, commencing with the Play-Ins stage in December 2022. They successfully progressed through the Online Qualifiers Main Stage in April, securing their place in the Playoffs.

During the Playoffs stage, the #eTigers team consisting of Charanjot Singh, Saransh Jain, Siddh Chandarana, and Saksham Rattan faced a tough battle. Although they suffered a narrow loss to Indonesia, they showcased resilience with consecutive wins against New Zealand and Japan. A crucial injury-time goal secured their well-deserved spot in the FIFAe Nations Cup 2023.

Captain of the Indian team, Charonjot Singh said, “It is an amazing feeling to make the FIFAe Nations Cup for the second time in a row. I am proud of the way everyone performed. Hard work has paid off for us, finally. We practiced hard to achieve this and now it’s time to get even better and work harder for the off-line event.”


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