The National Premier Soccer League Wednesday announced the launch of the VPG eNPSL competition.The VPG eNPSL will feature 11 v 11 competition on the FIFA Pro Clubs platform. The NPSL has partnered with VPG, one of the leaders in the esports industry.
“The NPSL is excited to enter the esports market for the first time,” NPSL managing director Cindy Spera said in a statement. “The VPG eNPSL will be a great way to bring our community members together for friendly competition on a virtual pitch. This will also be an opportunity to take the NPSL brand beyond our traditional boundaries and into new households across the country.”
“It’s fantastic to see the NPSL getting involved in the 11v11 FIFA esports,” Virtual Pro Gaming CEO Arron Dellosa said. “All of the teams entering into this will benefit massively as football has been postponed around the world. Many fans and gamers will enjoy watching the content created from FIFA 11 v 11. I am looking forward to getting this started.”
VPG was started in 2015 with 10 teams in England. Today, VPG boasts over 200,000 contracts and nearly 10,000 FIFA teams. VPG’s English Premier League features official esports programs from 18 English clubs including the likes of QPR, Cardiff City, Bristol Rovers, Plymouth Argyle and Port Vale.
The first eight participants to be announced for VPG eNPSL include Atlantic City FC, Central Florida Panthers SC, Denton Diablos FC, Duluth FC, Fort Worth Vaqueros, Milwaukee Torrent, Muskegon Risers, and Ozark FC.