SA gamers vye for millions at esports gaming event in Saudi Arabia

Johannesburg – Saudi Arabia has taken the sports world by storm by signing up some of the biggest names in world football. Having secured the likes of Roberto Firmino, Cristiano Ronaldo, Ngolo Kante and many others for their professional football league, Saudi Arabia has now turned its attention to the esports scene and it plan to take over there too.

In two weeks, the Middle-Eastern country will play host to one of the biggest esports tournaments, the eFifa Club World Cup and the eFifa Nations tournament, where top gamers from around the globe will go head-to-head for prize money worth over R50 million.

Some of South Africa’s top gamers have been invited too and will be hoping to walk away as millionaires.

Representing South Africa in Saudi Arabia are Julio “Beast” Bianchi, Thabo “Yvng Savage” Moloi, Zaid April, as well as Kaylan Moodley.

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