ONLINE SOUTH AFRICA The Afrika Esports Series launches in South Africa 12 months ago Samuel Post Views: 274 World Esports Consortium (WESCO) and Esports.NGO, as a technical partner, announced the launch of Afrika Esports Series, a large-scale esports tournament in Africa. The series of professional esports events between countries starts in four disciplines at once: PES 2021 Mobile FIFA21 Call of Duty: Mobile PUBG Mobile Anyone can take part in the esports tournaments. A series of qualifying tournaments will start in parallel in 16 countries: Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria, Republic of Guinea, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Ivory Coast, Mali, Senegal, Ethiopia, Mauritius, South Africa and Togo. Registration for qualifying tournaments is already open! The first qualifying matches for the Afrika Esports Series Championship will launch in February 2021, separately in each country. During the qualifying tournaments, national teams will be determined for each country. Main rounds of the Afrika Esports Series Championship starts in March and goes through April/May 2021. “Esports is growing rapidly all over the world, and Africa is no exception. We have many young talented gamers who deserve support,” – said Ryan Macquet, founder of the Africa Electronic Sport Association based in South Africa. The organisers have set the goal of holding a series of tournaments in 16 countries. This is the first esports event of its kind to be held on this scale across the African continent. Macquet explains: “This event is a great first step towards creating a platform for Africans to compete on an international Esports stage, through a qualification series in their respective countries. The main goal of the event is to give equal opportunities to every gamer to win and become a leader within their area, city, country and eventually the African continent.” Today there are more than 2 billion gamers in the world, and esports is one of the fastest-growing industries. There are about 200 million gamers in Africa. For many African countries, Afrika Esports Series is an opportunity to attract attention, investments and business partners, which will give a rapid impetus to development. Source: nag.co.za SamuelI am a journalist specializing in gambling in Africa and around the world. I am particularly interested in stories about games and casinos. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print Tags: Africa Electronic Sport Association, Afrika Esports Series, esport Continue Reading Previous Pragmatic Play launches multiple verticals in Dominican Republic with SuperbetsNext The Rise of Bitcoin Casinos in South Africa More Stories ONLINE SOUTH AFRICA Why Playtech is Still South Africa’s Favorite Slots Provider for 2022￼ 7 hours ago Iwo Bulski GHANA ONLINE Affilka by SOFTSWISS Launches a New Affiliate Program with JustBit.io 12 hours ago Samuel SOUTH AFRICA Online Gambling on the Rise among Young People in South Africa 3 days ago Szarlot ONLINE SOUTH AFRICA Online gambling is terrible news for SA’s youth 3 days ago Samuel ONLINE SOUTH AFRICA South African Police Launch Investigation into Alleged Crypto Fraud 4 days ago Iwo Bulski ONLINE UGANDA MTN Uganda introduces overdraft facility 4 days ago Iwo Bulski BETTING SOUTH AFRICA SA’s favourite sports betting app 4 days ago Samuel ONLINE WORLD NEWS Yggdrasil and Pragmatic Play make inroads into the African Gambling Market 4 days ago Samuel ONLINE WORLD NEWS Scientific Games expands US platform with exclusive Wazdan deal 5 days ago Iwo Bulski HOT NEWS NIGERIA ONLINE Flutterwave Partner AfroSport Network to Broadcast AFCON 5 days ago Adeleye Awakan ONLINE WORLD NEWS Playtech partners with Canadian betting firm NorthStar Gaming 5 days ago Szarlot ONLINE WORLD NEWS OddsMatrix breaks EUR 100 million mark per month in Q4 2021 6 days ago Szarlot Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.