International Esports Federation, venue for African regional qualifiers announced

The International Esports Federation (IESF) is excited to announce the organization of the first offline event in Morocco – the regional qualifiers for WEC24 in Casablanca twigs 17 al August 21th. This event marks a significant step forward for Esports across the continent.

Regional qualifiers will begin with online qualifiers from 10 al 19nd June, in which over 300 athletes will participate. 180 of them will access the IESF African Esports Championship Casablanca 2024.

With 47 countries competing across 5 game titles and 7 categories, the regional qualifiers in Casablanca promise an unforgettable tournament experience. The eFootball™️series tournament will be a promotional event for aspiring IESF members. Athletes and teams from the continent will gather in Casablanca, competing for the chance to represent their country at the highest level and secure a place at the WEC24 in Riyadh.

“We are grateful for the opportunity to pioneer an offline Esports event in Africa. Casablanca’s hospitable reputation, rich culture and growing esports community and fanbase in Morocco make it the perfect host for this historic event. Our sincere gratitude goes to the Kingdom of Morocco for generously hosting this event and for its support in the development of Esports in Africa. This tournament will showcase the unity and spirit of collaboration between national federations and athletes from across the continent.”

– said Boban Totovski, Secretary General of the IESF.

This event has already sparked the enthusiasm of the continent’s athletes and fans, who expect an impressive display of competition from each country during the qualifiers.

“Hosting the IESF Africa Esports Championship in Casablanca is a milestone for African sports. It reflects our continent’s growing passion and potential in the digital sports arena. This event is more than a competition; it is a statement of progress, showcasing the talent and spirit of African athletes to the world. We are proud to lead this transformative moment in Esports in Africa,”

–  said Hicham El Khlifi, President of the African Confederation of Digital Sports (ACDS) and the Royal Moroccan Federation of Electronic Games.

The IESF Africa Esports Championship Casablanca 2024 represents the IESF’s commitment to elevating the Esports ecosystem in Africa, inspiring future generations and showcasing the region’s evolving gaming community on a global stage.


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