A host of blockbuster clashes are set for the Round of 16 after the remaining Football Queensland (FQ) E-Series fixtures were today confirmed.
The draw was revealed on the FQ Facebook page today at 12pm, hosted by FQ commentator James Caughlin, and also determined the fixtures and pathway to the Quarter Finals, Semi Finals and Grand Finals.
64 of the best players from across the state have qualified for the next round of the Knockout Stages, which kicked off with the Round of 32 last week.
Today, 16 competitors were drawn against each other for the next round of matches, while the pathway to the Grand Final was also decided.
The deadline for the Round of 16 for all participants will be this Sunday, 5 June. If any players are unable to complete their Round of 16 match by Sunday, they must inform FQ as soon as possible on email@example.com
Each Round of 16 fixture will consist of one leg only, with the winner progressing to the next round. If scores are level at full time, players will replay the match until a winner is decided at the completion of the match.
Remaining Match Deadlines
The deadlines for the remaining rounds can be seen below.
Quarter Final Deadline: Wednesday, 8 July at 11:59pm
Semi Final Deadline: Saturday, 11 July at midday (12pm)
Grand Final Deadline: Sunday, 12 July – time to be determined by FQ
All Grand Final matches will be live streamed, with the time of Grand Final fixtures determined by FQ.
More information on the Knockout Stage format is available in the FQ E-Series Competition Rules.
The blockbuster match headlining the PS4 Juniors Round of 16 will be between Rochedale Rovers’ Oscar Zubeldia (OscarZuuuuuuu) and Musgrave Mustangs representative Henry Eve (henryeve). Both competitors were top seeds in the Round of 32 and will no doubt come out firing in the next round in this Brisbane v Gold Coast battle.
Other Round of 16 matches in the PS4 Juniors will include three inter-zone clashes between Brisbane and Gold Coast rivals, and one regional derby between a Central Queensland and Wide Bay representative.
A Brisbane Derby between two of the strongest players in the competition is set for the Xbox Juniors Round of 16. Noah Bickmore (MINIBICKO) from Southside Eagles and Brisbane City’s Josh Beehler (Not Shwaa), both top seeds from the Round of 32, will go head to head for a spot in the Quarter Finals.
A Round of 16 Gold Coast Derby will see Nerang SC take on Coomera Colts as Joseph Fallembu (Black Momba1010) takes on Brodie Adam (Adamss).
Two other Brisbane v Gold Coast clashes will also take place in the next round of the FQ E-Series.
Harrison Rowe (lucasvamav) from Brisbane Strikers and Dylan Coggan (YTG_Dtpc1074) from Capalaba FC, both first seeds from the Round of 32, will come face to face in a Brisbane/NPL Derby in the PS4 Seniors Round of 16.
Other PS4 Seniors matches will include four Brisbane Derby clashes and two Brisbane v Gold Coast match-ups, while only two players remain from other regions; one from South West Queensland and one from Central Queensland.
An all-Brisbane match will headline the Round of 16 in the Xbox Seniors competition as two top seeds battle for a place in the Quarter Finals. Nicholas Swain (Real5lim5wainy) will take on Mitchelton FC’s Thomas Sullivan (TommyTerific) in the next round of the FQ E-Series.
Three Brisbane Derbies and one Gold Coast Derby will also feature in the Xbox Seniors’ Round of 16.