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After recently opening an esports station in our solar-powered clubhouse in the Kalobeyei Refugee Settlement, today marks another special moment for our global KLABU community.
Thanks to our new global partnership with EA Sports, you can now build your FIFA squad in head to toe KLABU in the latest FIFA 21 game, allowing you to dress the likes of Mbappé, van Dijk, Davies or Nadim in true Kalobeyei style!
Introducing KLABU and our first Kalobeyei Spirit kit into FIFA is part of EA’s wider aim to make this year’s FIFA Ultimate Team the most social online football experience ever, offering more ways to play with your friends and new ways to team up with the FIFA Community.
To celebrate this impactful partnership, we will start hosting FIFA tournaments in Kalobeyei, where local KLABU Members can see themselves and their kit represented in the world’s most popular esports game, and can connect with players from every continent. In partnership with our kit sponsor Avery Dennison, we will also host a tournament in London to raise awareness and funds for the cause.
Unlocking access to esports in Kalobeyei will stimulate positive interaction and cooperation between young refugees and locals, help to overcome boredom and strengthen mental resilience, especially important as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on. Moreover, uniting e-gamers from around the world will build a growing KLABU community within the global FIFA movement, reframing perspectives on refugees and welcoming new members to our ever-growing club.
The Kalobeyei Spirit kit is unlocked by completing several objectives in FIFA Ultimate Team, the most popular mode in FIFA 21. This version of the KLABU kit is available until 20 November 2020, so don’t hesitate in getting your hands on it. This launch is also the kickoff of a bigger partnership with EA, with more exciting news to be announced in the next couple of months.
So, stay tuned, and in the meantime, keep practicing that bicycle kick - it’ll look even better in KLABU!
Oh, and if you want to get yourself kitted out for real, head over to our shop page and join the KLABU today.