South Africa’s national Dota 2 team has secured a coveted spot in the 2023 edition of the Global Esports Federation‘s (GEF) Global Esports Games (GEG). The event is set to take place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, from December 11 to 16, and South Africa’s triumph came after a fierce battle in the GEG African Regional Qualifiers on September 16.
South Africa faced tough competition on their journey to qualify for the GEG 2023. The team’s road to victory included defeating formidable opponents such as Algeria, Libya, Ghana, Kenya, and Namibia. Their impressive performance in these qualifiers showcased the nation’s esports prowess and their dedication to the Dota 2 scene.
The South African team, comprising gamers Remedy, CuCu, Soup, Grove, and Outopie, demonstrated extraordinary skill, teamwork, and strategic thinking throughout the qualifiers. Their synergy and commitment to the game were instrumental in securing the single slot available to the African continent.
South Africa’s qualification now places them among the elite teams set to compete in the 2023 Global Esports Games. This prestigious event will feature eight of the world’s best Dota 2 nations battling it out for the title of the world’s top Dota 2 team. Joining South Africa will be host nation Saudi Arabia, along with Malaysia, Kazakhstan, and Australia, who have also earned their places in this international showdown.
With the Global Esports Games just a few months away, the South African team will undoubtedly be in rigorous training mode. They will be competing against some of the world’s finest Dota 2 teams, and their journey to victory in Riyadh will be a true test of their skills and determination.
South Africa’s qualification for the 2023 Global Esports Games is a remarkable achievement and a proud moment for the nation’s esports community. As they prepare to represent their nation on the international stage, all eyes will be on the South African Dota 2 squad, cheering them on in their quest to become the best Dota 2 nation in the world. The GEG 2023 promises to be an unforgettable event, and South Africa’s presence in Riyadh is a testament to the growth and potential of esports in Africa. The nation stands ready to make history, and the esports world eagerly awaits their performance on the global stage.