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WEC24: Morocco To Host IESF African Regional Qualifiers

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The International Esports Federation (IESF) is thrilled to announce the hosting of the first-ever offline event in Morocco – the regional qualifiers for WEC24 in Casablanca from 17th to 21st of August. This event marks a significant step forward for Esports across the continent.

The regional qualifiers will begin with online qualifiers from June 10th to June 19th, where 300+ athletes will participate. 180 of them will advance to the IESF African Esports Championship Casablanca 2024.

Featuring 47 countries competing across 5 game titles and 7 categories, the regional qualifiers in Casablanca promise an unforgettable tournament experience. The eFootball™️series tournament will be a promotional event for IESF aspiring members. Athletes and teams from this continent will gather in Casablanca, competing for a chance to represent their countries at the highest level and secure their place in the WEC24 in Riyadh.

“We are grateful for the opportunity to lead the way and pioneer an offline Esports event in Africa,” stated Boban Totovski, IESF’s General Secretary. 

 “Casablanca’s hospitable reputation, rich culture, and rising Esports community and fanbase in Morocco make it the perfect host for this historic event. Our sincere gratitude goes to the Kingdom of Morocco for generously hosting this event and for their support in developing the growth of Esports in Africa. This tournament will display the unity and collaborative spirit among national federations and athletes across the continent.”

This event has already sparked excitement among the continent’s athletes and fans, who anticipate the impressive display of competition from each country during the qualifiers.

“Hosting the IESF Africa Esports Championship in Casablanca is a milestone for African Esports. It reflects our continent’s growing passion and potential in the digital sports arena. This event is more than a competition; it’s a statement of progress, showcasing the talent and spirit of African athletes to the world. We’re proud to lead this transformative moment for Esports in Africa.” stated Hicham El Khlifi, President of the African Confederation of Digital Sports (ACDS) and the Royal Moroccan Federation of Electronic Games.

The IESF Africa Esports Championship Casablanca 2024 represents IESF’s commitment to elevate the Esports ecosystem in Africa, inspiring future generations, and showcasing the region’s evolving gaming community on a world stage.

Source: IESF

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