The world of esports is gearing up for a prominent presence at the upcoming AfroSport Summit, slated to take place in Accra, Ghana, from August 2nd to 3rd. In an exciting development, Ronny Lusigi, the Founder and CEO of IndexG Esports, a renowned esports organisation from Kenya, has been announced as one of the esteemed speakers. Joining him will be Kwesi Hayford, the distinguished President of the Esports Association, Ghana (EAG). With their inclusion in this continental event, the growing significance of esports within the African sporting landscape is undeniable.
The AfroSport Summit, a highly anticipated gathering of influential sports figures from Africa and beyond, is set to provide a platform for knowledge exchange, idea generation, and networking in a dynamic fusion of science and commerce. This year’s edition of the summit takes a notable stride forward with the inclusion of esports, marking a significant milestone in the event’s evolution.
Expressing his enthusiasm for being chosen as a speaker at the Africa Sports Summit, Kwesi Hayford, the President of the Esports Association, Ghana (EAG), emphasised the significance of the convergence between traditional sports and esports. Hayford highlighted the pivotal role technology plays in enhancing fan interactions, managing player and team tournaments, and handling media and social media activities. He also underscored the importance of harnessing the potential of esports to nurture the next generation and ensure the long-term sustainability of sports in this evolving landscape.
Great honour to be invited to be a speaker at the Africa Sports Summit. The intersection between sports and esports is the technology propelling fans’ engagements, player and team tournament management, and media and social media management. Cultivating the next generation for sustainability of sports via the emerging space of esportsKwesi Hayford, the President of the Esports Association, Ghana (EAG)
In addition, Hayford expressed his gratitude towards Prince Narkortu Teye, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the AfroSport Summit, for extending the invitation and providing him with the opportunity to be part of this remarkable conference. Hayford acknowledged Teye’s pivotal role in spotlighting esports and positioning it at the forefront of the African sports landscape. “Thank you, Prince Narkortu Teye, for bringing me on board this amazing conference and pivoting esports to the centre stage in Africa Sports.”
The highly anticipated AfroSport Summit of this year promises to deliver an action-packed agenda, comprising a congress, industry talks, an expo, a gala cocktail, and numerous captivating offerings. With a vast audience of over 500 attendees, the event will showcase the expertise of more than 50 distinguished speakers. Notable figures gracing the stage include Ben Nunoo Mensah, the President of the Ghana Olympic Committee, Nana Yaw Amponsah, the CEO of Asante Kotoko SC, a prominent team in the Ghana Premier League (GPL), and Jouko Gorissen, the Owner of Next Level Global Recruiting. Spanning more than 15 engaging sessions, the AfroSport Summit is poised to be an unforgettable experience.
To secure your participation in the forthcoming event, simply visit the official website of the AfroSport Summit and follow the provided link to complete the registration process. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to be a part of the action-packed summit.