Top transfer: former world champion Stefano Pinna strengthens KRC Genk Esports


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KRC Genk Esports reinforces its ambitions with the arrival of Stefano Pinna. The 23-year-old Limburger has a history at PSV Eindhoven and LOSC Lille and is looked at as the best Belgian esporter. In 2018 he was the very best FIFA player in the world on Playstation.

After Gilles Bernard and Abdullah Waiss, Pinna is the third esporter to join KRC Genk’s esports project. “Playing for KRC Genk Esports is a dream come true. I have been a fan for years and have experienced many beautiful moments in the Luminus Arena. It is a great honor to defend KRC Genk’s colors in esports. Our goal is to play at the FIFA eWorld Cup! ”

Performances
In recent years, Stefano has competed in the most prestigious FIFA tournaments and has traveled all over the world. Last year he became vice-champion in the French eLigue1, the digital counterpart of the Ligue 1. In 2018 he even won the FIFA World Cup. In addition, he has been a regular at the eDevils for years, together with other Genkie Gilles Bernard.

Shine on the highest podium
In the coming months, Stefano will represent KRC Genk in various competitions. He starts in the eChampions League. That tournament starts at the beginning of May and the best 32 players compete for a place in the final. The ultimate goal for KRC Genk Esports and Pinna is to secure a place at the FIFA eWorld Cup in early August.

Bram Bartels, Esports Coordinator: “We are of course very pleased with the arrival of Stefano, which can be seen as a transfer stunt. We hope that with the professional framework we offer, including our high-quality Esports Arena, we will guide him to even greater performances with the aim of winning prizes together. “

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