On 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.
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
Congratulations to all the winners!!
Stay tuned for the Season 2 announcement.