Following our previous post on The EA Champions Cup Summer 2017, the FIFA Online 3 tournament concluded last weekend in Guangzhou, China with South Korea's representatives Adidas X winning first place and crowned champions. During the EA Champions Cup Summer 2017 Grand Finals, Adidas X managed to grab the victory from Thailand's TNP with a score of 3-1.
Malaysia and Singapore's own hometown heroes, the SAM Elites, managed to be reach the Top 8 of the competition and lost to the returning champions, Adidas NEMEZIZ from Korea, in a Best-of-3 of the Quarter Final stage with the final score of 2-0. The SAM Elites completed the group stage with 3 wins, 3 draws and 3 loses at 2nd place. The SAM Elites has made a name for themselves across the global FIFA Online 3 community and are sure to come back with a kick for the next tournament.
Leader of the SAM Elites, J0K3R with co-captain RippedJeannn remarked: “We are very thankful for all the support from all of our fans and supporters. We have tried our best and we came back home without any regrets. We will definitely come back stronger next time.” The Head of eSports for FIFA Online 3, Syed Nazirul Nazrin, stated that the SAM Elites have brought pride to Singapore and Malaysia and that it is great that they are able to compete on an international scale. He also states that this feat shows "great promise from our local eSports scene." We wholeheartedly agree and applause the SAM Elites for their achievements, they have made us proud and we wish them good luck for what the future holds for them.