April 25, 2024

eLIGUE 1 TOUR KENYA 2024 – THIRD YEAR PARTICIPATION


Indexg Esports and Esports Kenya Federation are happy to announce that the eLigue 1 Tour is back for the fourth season and the third time in Kenya!!!! After record breaking participation numbers last year, this years edition will be bigger and better, featured in three different cities, Mombasa, Nakuru and Nairobi unlike in the past two editions that it was featured only in Nairobi.
The eLigue 1 Tour, in collaboration with EA SPORTS, is Ligue 1 Uber Eats’ international esports
competition open to gamers and football fans aged 16 and above. The competition is played on PlayStation 5 using on EA Sports FC24.Last season’s edition saw 264 participants turn up, with the broadcast of the Kenyan grand finals clocking+260 000 views on TikTok.
Prizes
The winner of the eLigue 1 Tour Kenyan edition shall secure a fully paid trip to Paris, France for a VIP treat
of Ligue 1 Uber Eats action and a chance to compete in the eLigue 1 Tour Finals for the international title
and a share of the €8.000/ Ksh. 1.2 Million prize. They also enjoy a unique weekend at the heart of Ligue 1
Uber Eats, experiencing matches in VIP conditions, visiting Paris among other cities and much more.
The breakdown of the prizes at the eLigue1 Tour Finals in Paris is as follows;
1st: €3.500
2nd: €1.500
3rd-4th: €750
5th-8th: €375
For the Kenyan eLigue 1 Qualifiers, the following prizes shall be offered
1st: Sh 25,000
2nd: Sh 15,000
3rd: Sh 10,000
4th: Sh 5,000
Locations, dates, and times are as follows:
Preliminaries
MOMBASA | DATE: March 3rd 2024 | at Mbaraki Sports Club
NAKURU | DATE: March 9th 2024 | at Mount Kenya University, Nakuru Campus
NAIROBI | DATE: March 17th 2024 | at Charter Hall
eLigue1 Tour Kenya Grand Final | DATE: March 23rd 2024 | Nairobi
Global eLigue1 Tour Finals | DATE: April 18th-22nd 2024 | Paris
Slots
The slots for the Kenyan finals shall be distributed as follows;
Mombasa – 2 slots | Nakuru – 2 slots | Nairobi – 4 slots
Nairobi gets four slots because of the population.
Registration
Registration is free is done through the following link : https://indexgesports.com/eligue1
Quotes
“Esports Kenya Federation is happy to support the eLigue1tour this year. We recognize the importance of
such tournaments where Kenyan gamers get an opportunity to play at the global stage. We continue to call
on more partners to jump on the esports bandwagon. ” said Ronny Lusigi, Esports Kenya President
“I am focused on bringing my best game on the match day. I know as defending champion, everyone will
have their eyes on me. I am however confident that I can handle the pressure. These are the situtations
that determines great players and I want to be a great player” Eric “Demon” Ngige, Defending Champion
By
Sullivan Ndege
Communications, IndexG Esports | [email protected]