FIFAe Club World Cup Betting and Tournament Guide

Posted on March 5, 2021 - Last Updated on September 3, 2021

The very first edition of the FIFAe Club World Cup was held in 2017 and ever since this event has welcomed the best FIFAe esports teams to compete against each other once a year.

The FIFAe Club World Cup is the culmination of eFootball.

In 2021, the FIFAe Club World Cup had a grand prize pool of $350,000.

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FIFAe Club World Cup Schedule and Format

42 teams from six different zones featured in the 2021 FIFAe Club World Cup edition, although over 480 teams had entered the online competition.

Event Schedule:

  • 24 Feb: Group stage zone 4 and 5
  • 25 Feb: Group stage zone 1, 2, 4 and 6
  • 26 Feb: Group stage zone 3 & knockout stage zone 4 and 5
  • 27 Feb: Finals zone 1, 3 and 5
  • 28 Feb: Finals zone 2, 4 and 6

Competition Format:

Due to the global pandemic, travel restrictions, and for the safety of their players and all those involved, the 2021 FIFAe Club World Cup edition featured six individual zone finals with one winner per zone.

As always, esports betting fans will have the first opportunity to bet on FIFA from the group stage. The scoring system is identical to FIFA rules, with winners getting three points while a draw awards one point to each team. Four teams advance to the knockout stage where they play in a single-elimination bracket consisting of the best of two series.

Games are played on PS4 and Xbox and extra time and penalties are only available in the third, decisive match.

These are some of the most balanced games in the tournament, which results in the most competitive FIFA betting odds.

FIFAe Club World Cup list of the champions since 2017

YearHost cityChampions (club)Champions (players)
2017LondonBrondby IFMarcus Jorgensen
2018ParisBrondby IFFatih Ustun & Frederik Fredberg
2019LondonKiNG eSportsNicolas Villalba & Donovan Hunt
2020MilanComplexity Gaming Joksan Redona & Max Popov

Winning back-to-back FIFAe Club World Cup tournaments is an extraordinarily difficult achievement. So far nobody managed to win consecutive tournaments, with each season producing a new winner.

Complexity Gaming prevailed in 2020 after defeating Ellevens Esports in the Grand Final.

In 2019, KiNG outshined competitors in the group stage and playoffs, while crushing DFCO in the final.

The event had a different format in 2018 and Brondby made the most of it to defeat Team Envy in the final act of the competition.

FIFAe Club World Cup 2021 Zone Winners

Zone Region ClubPlayers
1OceaniaDire WolvesDylan Campbell (Australia) & Joshua King (New Zealand)
2AsiaBlue United eFCSho Nakashima (Japan) & Shota Sato (Japan)
3Africa & Middle East25eSportsAbdulaziz Alsabyani (Saudi Arabia) & Ziad Alghamdi (Saudi Arabia)
4EuropeMkersDaniele Paolucci (Italy) & Oliver Uttgren (Sweden)
5South AmericaELS Torneios OnlinePaulo Henrique Chaves (Brasil) & Matheus Henrique (Brasil)
6North AmericaComplexity GamingMax Popov (United States) & Joksan Redona (United States)

Best sites for betting on FIFAe Club World Cup

The magnitude of the tournament makes it irresistible for football fans and esports betting enthusiasts. It enjoys ample coverage and some of the biggest bookmakers and punters from all over the world can enjoy secure FIFAe Club World Cup betting at competitive odds


FIFAe Club World Cup betting offers unique opportunities for punters to bet at the top esportsbooks.

  • Betway esports is the best choice for UK punters who seek a mix of top odds and a diversity of markets. This is a UKGC licensed bookie with a solid pre-game betting offer and live streams.
  • Bet365 has expanded its services to provide residents of selected US states with esports betting services. Soccer fans from the United States can enjoy top odds and a great live betting platform.
  • is a leading esportsbook and the first choice for most efootball enthusiasts. FIFAe Club World Cup is the flagship event covered on its site, with loads of mainstream and special markets.

FIFAe Club World Cup Betting Options

There are three distinct FIFAe Club World Cup betting options based on the moment you place the bet. For each of them, there are many more special markets so both ambitious and risk-averse punters can find something they enjoy betting on.

Ante-post bets on the tournament winners and finalists have the benefit of delivering the biggest odds. Picking the outright winner is a major challenge with past and recent performance being no guarantee for future results. The odds more than justify the risks, with winners being paid tens of times the stakes.

The most popular way of betting on the FIFAe Club World Cup is on the winners of games and series. These daily bets are the bread and butter of the tournament and punters can wager on dozens of games. Group stage matches are the easiest to predict, but those in the knockout stage have better odds.

Live FIFAe Club World Cup betting is the most exciting way of backing favorites and underdogs. Bookmakers update the odds in real-time and allow punters to bet on mainstream markets and special in game events. Many have also added live streams which allow punters to follow the action in real-time as it unfolds.


FIFAe Club World Cup Betting Markets

The same popular betting options available on regular FIFA matches are accessible to those who bet on the FIFAe Club World Cup. Punters can bet on the match-winner, tinker with regular and Asian handicaps, or wager on the total number of goals.

Punters who seek more exotic FIFAe Club World Cup betting options can wager on the team to lead at half time and even place a bet on the correct score. Perhaps the most exciting bets are the ones on the tournament winner, which can be placed before the event has started.

FIFAe Club World Cup Popular Bets

The number of FIFAe Club World Cup betting options increases during the elimination rounds. Traditionally, punters prefer to bet on match winners and teams to advance to the next stage of the competition. Special bets on goal scorers, the first team to take the lead, and special markets deliver bigger odds.

Risk-averse players stick to bets that have only two possible outcomes, such as the total/under the number of goals. At the opposite end of the spectrum, correct score bets at half time and full-time present the highest odds.


FIFAe Club World Cup Betting Odds

Betting at one of the top bookmakers and esportsbooks specialists is the answer to enjoying top odds. These are displayed by default in decimal format, but punters have the option of switching to fractional and American odds.

The average return to player revolves around 95% at the top-paying bookmakers and routinely cross the threshold of 90% at most esports books offering FIFAe Club World Cup betting options.

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Last Updated: 08/06/2023 - 22:00 UTC
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Florin’s love affair with video games started long before esports became a thing. His all-time favourites remain real-time strategy games and FPS titles. Florin excels in tournament analysis and match predictions; he writes mainly about League of Legends, Dota 2 and CS:GO.

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