Obafemi to feature in second ePremier League Invitational tournament

By SFC Media time Mon 04 May ePremier League

Michael Obafemi will be representing Southampton in the second edition of the ePremier League Invitational tournament, which begins on Tuesday.

The draw has been made for the returning tournament, with players and celebrity fans representing the 20 Premier League clubs on EA SPORTS FIFA 20 from 5th-9th May.

The players are all competing for the honour of being the second ePL Invitational champion, after Wolverhampton Wanderers forward Diogo Jota triumphed in last month's inaugural competition.

This week's tournament will follow the same format, with the winners of four first-round ties joining the other 12 clubs in the last 16.

Obafemi has been drawn against Everton supporter and former heavyweight boxing champion Tony Bellew, with their Last 16 tie taking place at 5pm BST on Wednesday 6th May. 

ePL Invitational Matches

Tuesday 5th May - Round 1
15:00 Spencer Owen (West Ham) v Ryan Sessegnon (Spurs)
16:00 Charlie Taylor (Burnley) v Arsenal
17:00 Rolando Aarons (Newcastle) v Jofra Archer (Man Utd)
18:00 James Maddison (Leicester) v Callum Wilson (AFC Bournemouth)

Wednesday 6th May - Last 16
15:00 Jose Enrique (Liverpool) v Keinan Davis (Aston Villa)
16:00 Morgan Gibbs-White (Wolves) v Aaron Connolly (Brighton)
17:00 Tony Bellew (Everton) v Michael Obafemi (Southampton)
18:00 Billy Gilmour (Chelsea) v Andre Gray (Watford)

Thursday 7th May - Last 16*
Max Aarons (Norwich) v West Ham/Spurs
John Egan (Sheff Utd) v Newcastle/Man Utd
Phil Foden (Man City) v Burnley/Arsenal
Crystal Palace v Leicester/AFC Bournemouth
*Timings TBC

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