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Fan Controlled Football (FCF) Market Segmentation by Game Type (Playoffs, Voting, and Others); and by TV Partners (VENN, and Twitch) – Global Demand Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2030

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  • October 7, 2021: Fan Controlled Sports & Entertainment, Inc., the organization which organizes fan controlled football (FCF) game, announced that the new season of the game, which is also the second version (v2.0) of the game, would be back in Spring 2022. The new version of the game is poised to have 8 teams instead of 4 teams, with an elevated Game Day experience.

Global Fan Controlled Football (FCF) Market Highlights over 2022 – 2030

The global Fan Controlled Football (FCF) market is estimated to grow at a dynamic CAGR over the forecast period, i.e., 2022 – 2030. Fan Controlled Football (FCF), formerly known as electronic football league (eFL) is an indoor football tournament, which is controlled by the fans. The first FCF match was held in February 2021, and the committee plans to conduct two tournaments per year. Moreover, it is targeted to add at least 20 teams in FCF in the upcoming five years. The growth of the market can be attributed to the growing enthusiasm and trend for fan-controlled sports, along with the large fan base of football. Football, also known as, soccer, is one of the most popular sport globally, with the sport generating a revenue of almost USD 25.5 billion in Europe region alone in 2020.

Fan Controlled Football (FCF) Market GraphThe highly engaging and innovative experience of FCF is estimated to surge its popularity amongst the sports lovers, which is estimated to boost the market growth. Moreover, its interactive nature is estimated to play a major role in promoting the market growth. The growing prominence of digital gaming is further expected to fuel the market growth. In addition to the growing trend of FCF, the rising penetration of internet and smartphones, and increasing adoption internet streaming, are estimated to boost the market growth. According to the statistics by the World Bank, 56.727% population had access to internet in 2019.

Population Using Internet GraphThe market is segmented by game type into playoffs, voting, and others, out of which, the voting segment is anticipated to hold the notable share in the global Fan Controlled Football market over the forecast period, as voting is more interactive form of qualification for the teams. Voting is done to select two finalist teams, who then compete to be a winner. With the increase in the number of teams in the future, voting is estimated to gain significant popularity. This is estimated to boost the growth of the market. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD SAMPLE REPORT

Research and Development Expenditure Graph

The never-ending growth in internet accessibility around the world along with numerous technological advancements comprising 5G, blockchain, cloud services, Internet of Things (IoT), and Artificial Intelligence (AI) among others have significantly boosted the economic growth in the last two decades. As of April 2021, there were more than 4.5 billion users that were actively using the internet globally. Moreover, the growth in ICT sector has significantly contributed towards GDP growth, labor productivity, and R&D spending among other transformations of economies in different nations of the globe. Furthermore, the production of goods and services in the ICT sector is also contributing to the economic growth and development. As per the statistics in the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s database, the ICT good exports (% of total good exports) globally grew from 10.816 in 2015 to 11.536 in 2019. In 2019, these exports in Hong Kong SAR, China amounted to 56.65%, 25.23% in East Asia & Pacific, 26.50% in China, 25.77% in Korea, Rep., 8.74% in the United States, and 35.01% in Vietnam. These are some of the important factors that are boosting the growth of the market.

Global Fan Controlled Football Market Regional Synopsis

On the basis of geographical analysis, the global Fan Controlled Football market is segmented into five major regions including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa region. The market in Europe region witnessed noteworthy growth in 2021, on the back of high popularity of football in the region, along with rising fan base of FCF. The increasing penetration of internet is also estimated to boost the market growth. The market in the North America region is also anticipated to gain the notable market share throughout the forecast period owing to the increasing adoption of fan-controlled sports, indoor games, and increasing investment in internet streaming platforms.

Fan Controlled Football Market Share Graph

The global Fan Controlled Football market is further classified on the basis of region as follows:

  • North America (U.S. & Canada) Market size, Y-O-Y growth, Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg, NORDIC (Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark), Ireland, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, Turkey, Russia, Rest of Europe), Poland, Turkey, Russia, Rest of Europe) Market size, Y-O-Y growth Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook
  • Asia-Pacific (China, India, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Rest of Asia-Pacific) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman), North Africa, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa) Market size, Y-O-Y growth Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook

Market Segmentation

Our in-depth analysis of the global Fan Controlled Football market includes the following segments:

By Game Type

  • Playoffs
  • Voting 
  • Others

By TV Partners

  • VENN
  • Twitch

Growth Drivers

  • Growing Popularity of Fan-controlled Sports
  • High Admiration for Football Globally


  • Lack of Large Audience Presently
  • Lack of General Awareness regarding the Sport

Top Featured Companies Dominating the Market

Fan Controlled Sports & Entertainment, Inc. is the only market player currently conducting FCF. However, the concept is estimated to gain significant acceptance in the upcoming years, leading to more players entering the market.


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