The US national team roster for the 2019 eNations Cup has dropped.
By reaching the championship game of 2019 eMLS Cup presented by Playstation on Saturday evening, the Philadelphia Union’s doolsta (aka Cormac Dooley) and the LA Galaxy’s GGGodfather (aka Giuseppe Guastella) both qualified to represent the United States in the inaugural FIFA eNations Cup, which will take place on April 13-14 in London.
The duo will compete for the US in individual (1v1) and team (2v2) matches during the group stage, with the top two nations in each of four five-team groups advancing to the knockout stage:
The 2019 eNations Cup draw
The players will be competing for a prize pool of of $100,000, as well as a chance to win up to 1,500 FIFA Global Series points, which provides them with an opportunity to move up the FIFA 19 Global Series Rankings and significantly boost their chances of qualification for the FIFA eWorld Cup 2019 (full prize breakdown).
GGGodfather is a 10-year veteran on the EA Sports FIFA circuit, while doolsta is a relative newcomer after winning a tryout last year to represent the Union. Doolsta, who is a US-Irish dual citizen, opted to represent the US in international competition.
Doolsta defeated GGGodfather 2-1 on aggregate in a two-legged final to take the 2019 eMLS Cup crown later on Saturday, completing his trophy haul after winning League Series One and Two.