12.6 EMLS Announcement DL

FC Dallas Signs McKinney’s Ihab “i9ibbs” Abualneel as Club’s Official eMLS Athlete

Abualneel becomes Dallas’ second eMLS athlete

Frisco, Texas - FC Dallas has signed Ihab “i9ibbs” Abualneel as the club’s eMLS player for the 2020 season. Abualneel will compete for the title of the best EA SPORTS FIFA 20 player in North America.

Abualneel has been a Top 100 player during FIFA 18, FIFA 19 and FIFA 20. The McKinney resident, who met his wife at FC Dallas’ Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Championship match in 2016, has a long history of FIFA success, winning GameStop’s FIFA tournament in 2013, Texas Tech’s FIFA tournament in 2014 and NF Cup during FIFA 2019.

“I’m a lifelong FC Dallas fan and am looking forward to representing my hometown club in eMLS,” said Abualneel.

The 2020 eMLS season begins in January 2020 with eMLS League Series presented by PlayStation. League Series One will take place in Philadelphia on January 10 while League Series Two will be held in Portland on February 15. eMLS Cup presented by PlayStation takes place on March 21 in Austin during the second weekend of South by Southwest.

Full Name: Ihab “i9ibbs” Abualneel
Pronunciation: E-Hob Abu-Neel
Date of Birth: 1/3/93
Hometown: McKinney, Texas
Birthplace: Newark, NJ
Height: 6’
Weight: 240
Country: USA
Transaction: FC Dallas signs eMLS player Ihab Abualnee

Connect with Ihab on Twitch and Twitter: @i9ibbs