July 14, 2024

Mo Mounkalia wins the Niger Qualifier for the Sahel Esports Championship


Mo Mounkalia has qualified for the Grand Final of the 2022 Sahel Esports Championship, which will be hosted on November 23 in Dakar, Senegal, after topping the Niger Qualifiers, which were held in Niamey, Niger, on November 5.

Mo, an athlete for Ghanaian esports organisation PlayProvince, battled his way through some of the nation’s best gamers to take a step closer to the competition’s title and a large portion of the 1,250,000 CFA (roughly $2,000) prize pool.


The Sahel Esports Championship is a FIFA 22 competition in which some of the best gamers from the Sahel region, including Senegal, Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, and Niger, will compete for a prize pool of 1,250,000 CFA (approximately $2,000).

The event will take place as part of Novembre Numérique, the Institut Français’ global celebration of digital cultures, and with the support of the Sahel Culture Mobility Fund. The Senegalese Association of Gamers (SENGAMES), Univers des Champions (UDC), MOG Media Design, Futurcom Planet, SAGES, and ENTER AFRICA are all supporting the event.

Mo now has until November 23 to prepare before facing the best players from Senegal, Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, and Niger for both the tournament title and a significant share of the 1,250,000 CFA (about $2,000) prize fund.