The ePremier League finals, scheduled to take place in London later this month and in which Southampton have two participants, has been postponed.
The Premier League confirmed the event, along with the online qualifiers for the US edition, had been put on hold in the following statement...
Due to the ongoing situation regarding COVID-19, the Premier League has taken the decision to postpone the 2019/20 ePremier League Finals, which were scheduled to take place on Friday 27 and Saturday 28 March.
This decision is in line with EA Sports’ announcement to suspend all their esports programmes.
All club playoffs have been completed and the 40 finalists for Premier League clubs have been confirmed. Further announcements on the ePL finals will be made in due course.
The Premier League and NBC Sports have taken the decision to postpone the online qualifiers for ePremier League USA, in line with EA Sports’ announcement to suspend all their esports programmes.
The decision comes after the ongoing situation regarding COVID-19 led to the postponement of the Premier League Mornings Live event in Philadelphia, where the finals for ePL USA would have been held.
Further announcements will be made in due course.