3 Crown Esports, organisers of the hugely successful PUBG Mobile competition, the Africa Elite Championship (AEC), are back again to host the maiden edition of the African Elite League (AEL), inviting 21 teams from across the continent to do battle on September 8.
The teams set to participate at the event include 16 AEC finalists, including the competition’s top 3 teams, Slime 4kT, One Round Esports, and Black Cobra.
The 2022 PUBG Mobile Pro League (PMPL) Africa champion, Virtual Gaming Squad, International Africa Gaming Cup (IAGC) winners, 1 million Esports, and EMEA teams Intruder Esports and Leaders Esports were also invited to participate in the event, with Titan Gaming winning the final slot voted on by fans.
“Congratulations to Titan Gaming for securing the last slot in [the] African Elite League.” A statement from 3 Crown Esports read following Titan Gaming’s 1692 votes victory.
The esports organisation revealed the list of teams set to participate in the event on their official Twitter handle, wishing the teams good luck in the upcoming competition. “Happy to present to you invited teams to participate in [the] African Elite League come September 8. Congratulations and good luck to all the teams.”
The prize pool for the upcoming competition has yet to be announced but is expected to be at the level or exceed the $1,800 prize pool of the Africa Elite Championship (AEC).
South African team Desert Flame Esports has already revealed its official roster for the upcoming competition. The team finished in 6th place with 120 points at the 2022 AEC and will be looking for improved performance at the AEL.