Thursday 28 Jan
Updated Thursday 28 Jan 15:09

Manuel Lanzini joins The Hammers Cup line-up!

The Hammers Cup with Manuel Lanzini

Wear your kit with pride, West Ham United fans: this week, we’re launching the very first edition of The Hammers Cup featuring Fortnite!

Up to 100 lucky Fortnite players – including Lanzini – will participate in an exciting tournament on Friday 29 January, 7pm until 9pm.

And we're delighted to reveal that the Hammers' very own diamond, Manuel Lanzini, will be playing!

The event will be broadcast live for fans to watch on the West Ham Esports Twitch channel.

The Hammers Cup comes at the culmination of West Ham United and Epic Games’ celebration of global football in Fortnite, with “Kickoff Set” Outfits available until the end of the week in Claret and Blue colours.

Following four rounds of solos Battle Royale mode, the winner of The Hammers Cup will be the player who amasses the most points as per the scoring system in the tournament rules.

The winner will earn a West Ham United first-team shirt signed by members of the first-team squad, as well as 3,000 V-Bucks in gift cards. The second-placed player will win 6000 V-Bucks in gift cards, and the third-placed player will win 3,000 V-Bucks in gift cards.

Applications for The Hammers Cup are now CLOSED! We will be in touch with all applicants as soon as possible.