Enter Africa, World Esports Consortium 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 4 disciplines at once:
➔ PES 2021 Mobile
➔ 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 Evelia GADEGBEKU, Head of Marketing & Communication, Enter Africa.
The tournaments will be held using the infrastructure of Passport.gg, a platform for gamers, which provides the Digital Gamer ID, with a unique ID for gamers and gives access to participation in events. The platform also has a ranking system that will help to determine the best players for each city and country.
The organizers have set the goal of holding a series of tournaments in 16 countries at once. This is the first esports event of its kind to be held on this scale across the African continent.
“This event gives a massive push for the development of esports infrastructure and opens up new opportunities for gamers in each country. It is essential for us that every gamer gets the opportunity to be recognized, gets his CHANCE to take his position in the ranking of the city, country or even continent,” said Ignat Bobrovich, VP of Strategy and Partnerships & Events at WeSCO.
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 or even continent. At the end of the tournament, the best gamers and finalists will receive valuable prizes and recognition.
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.
Detailed information and registration for tournaments on the website. Follow updates on social networks and the official discord channel: #allgamersmatter
Afrika Esports Series is the first continental professional esports event of the kind. The event is designed to promote equal opportunity for players of any gender, race, age and social status. Afrika Esports Series helps to develop countries’ infrastructure, allows gamers to get professional training and reach a new level.
Enter Africa is a creative African organization that exists to enhance the living conditions of African people by creating a strong gaming ecosystem that represents African culture and re-imagines African futures. The Enter Africa overall objective is to create a continent-wide esports community-building platform using existing and widely exercised pastime esports games.
WeSCO is an international non-for-profit organization. Our mission is to improve the esports constantly and promote it globally in the light of its unifying, educational, cultural and humanitarian values, particularly through youth and development programs. Develop existing national federations, publishers, developers, organizations, stakeholders and e-sports related companies and events organizers, broadcasting TVs and streaming companies.
Esports.NGO is a not-for-profit organization. We believe that esports is an integral part of the present and will become even more important in future. We want to make the esports a better place and aim to unite people with similar goals. Esports.NGO is a place to share ideas, find like-minded people and offer support within existing capabilities. Our mission is to promote diversity, equal opportunities, inclusiveness via esports, making improvements in education and physical activities, and creating a sustainable esports ecosystem around the globe.