Press release, 06 December – Kwesé, in partnership with Xbox, crowned the winner of the African Championship eSports (ACE) tournament this past week at the Microsoft head office in Bryanston, Johannesburg (JHB). Muzammil Mowzer from Cape Town (CT) walked away with the esteemed title of South Africa’s best FIFA 17 player as well as a share of the R100 000 prize money.
The final winners are as follows:
- Winner: Muzammil Mowzer – R25 000, CT
- First runner-up: Aziz Hendricks – R15 000, CT
- Second runner-up: Babalo Manqele – R7 000, JHB
- Third runner-up: Kevin Tembo – R3 000, JHB
The tournament had a bonus round which saw Hlogi Manong, an audience member, win R5 000. Vin Mushwama and Uwais Patel who were two of the JHB finalists also walked away with R3 000 and R2 000 respectively in this round.
Over 850 players registered for the tournament between JHB and CT, making it the biggest FIFA tournament in the country this year. The tournament saw gaming pros and amateur hopefuls battle it out through grueling rounds and this was broadcast live on Kwesé’s Facebook page.
ESports is a growing trend and it is making a notable impact in the competitive gaming industry. It is expected to generate large global revenues in the coming years and Kwesé is proud to be at the forefront of bringing it to fans and participants across the African continent with its recent partnership with ESL, the world’s leading eSports platform.
Fans can expect more action from Kwesé’s gaming offering. For more information on this check http://ace.kwesesports.com/