Mind Sports South Africa (MSSA) has recently announced its participation in the highly anticipated 2023 Global Esports Games (GEG). The federation will be sending a talented team to represent the nation across various game titles, including DOTA 2, PUBG Mobile (PUBGM), eFootball 2023, and Street Fighter 6. The GEG, organised by the Global Esports Federation (GEF), is scheduled to take place from December 11 to 16 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
MSSA President Colin Webster expressed excitement over the upcoming event, stating, “GEF offers MSSA and all its Registered Players yet another opportunity to take to the international stage to both defend the honour of the nation and to make a name for themselves as athletes of note.”
With a reputation for fostering talent and promoting the growth of esports in South Africa, MSSA’s participation in the GEG is a testament to the nation’s rising prominence in the global esports arena. The selection of the MSSA team demonstrates their commitment to showcasing the country’s exceptional esports athletes and their determination to compete at the highest level.
The GEG serves as a platform for countries around the world to come together and celebrate the spirit of competitive gaming. By participating in this prestigious event, MSSA not only demonstrates South Africa’s prowess in esports but also paves the way for further recognition of the country’s gaming community.
In DOTA 2, a popular multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) title, MSSA’s team will showcase their skills and strategic prowess, aiming to bring home the prestigious title. PUBG Mobile (PUBGM), an intense battle royale game, will see MSSA’s players engage in thrilling combat against teams from different corners of the globe.
eFootball 2023, the latest iteration of the football simulation game, will witness MSSA’s esports athletes exhibit their mastery of the digital football pitch. Meanwhile, Street Fighter 6, the renowned fighting game franchise, will provide an avenue for MSSA to demonstrate their lightning-fast reflexes and precision in competitive combat.
The Global Esports Games promises to be a landmark event, not only for the players but also for the entire esports community in South Africa. This competition provides an excellent opportunity for talented individuals to showcase their skills, gain invaluable experience, and earn recognition on the global stage.
As esports continues to gain traction worldwide, events like the GEG provide a platform for countries to compete and collaborate, fostering a sense of unity and sportsmanship among nations.