The Bundesliga has expanded its eFootball tournaments into Asia again this season, with the new Virtual Bundesliga (VBL) International Series held in Malaysia and India the latest competitions to provide international challengers for the upcoming VBL International Final in Germany.
Between 30 and 31 March over 10 hours of Bundesliga eFootball action was broadcast on Fox Sports, Astro Arena and eGG networks across South-East Asia, with FOX Sports host John Dykes commentating on eSports for the first time.
Viewers were able to follow Thailand’s ‘Wisumat’ guide his 1. FC Nürnberg side to victory in the VBL International Series South-East Asia Qualifier. Wisuwat won a total prize money of 5,000 Ringit (1,000 EUR) at the event which took place at the Battle Arena, Petaling Jaya in Kuala Lumpur. He will now represent South-East Asia at the VBL International Final which will take place in Germany in May.