UMZANSI ESPORTS LEAGUE SEASON 1 ENDS ON A HIGH
Africa’s best gamers took home a prize pool of USD 30K
Johannesburg: October 10, 2020 – The very first edition of the Umzansi Esports League by NODWIN Gaming that went live on 24th July 2020 concluded with a bang on 5th October 2020. Across 4 esports titles – CS:GO, FIFA20, PUBG MOBILE and Tekken 7, Africa’s top gamers competed for USD 30K prize pool .
Season 1 of the Umzansi Esports League saw 8 teams/players from FIFA20, Tekken 7 and CS:GO and 32 PUBGM squads from the Inkosi Super Cup fight their way up in a 10-week long league phase. 4 teams/players in CS:GO, FIFA20 and Tekken 7 respectively and 16 top squads in PUBG MOBILE advanced to the Grand Finals.
The winners are:
Tekken 7 – Callym Beukes
FIFA 20 – Unfaizdd
CS:GO – ATK
PUBGM – Godsent
“The conclusion of the season finale of Umzansi confirmed that it has become South Africa’s premier esports property. Season 2 is coming soon and we’ll be leaving no stones unturned in bringing a bigger and better tournament for our players and the fans. Cheers to the first Umzansi champions!“, said Merlin Wiedeking, CEO, NODWIN International.
NODWIN Gaming aims at building an established ecosystem and laying a foundation for mainstream esports in the continent of Africa. Umzansi Esports League is the first step in that direction.
Congratulations to all the winners!!
Stay tuned for the Season 2 announcement.