12 players to participate at Esports World Championships in Israel
Twelve esports players from Namibia will participate in four game titles offered at the Esports World Championships slated for Eilat, Israel, in November, the Namibian Electronic Sports Association (NESA) announced this week.
The squad was selected following their triumph against other countries in the Global Regional Games held in September.
The players representing Namibia in CIS: GO team are Andries ‘Fluye’ Wahl (captain), Ezee ‘TheEzZ’ Viljoen, Ilario ‘NoWher3’ Izaks, Pieter ‘P9T’ Kok, and Talon ‘Shackles’ Izaks.
For DotA2, Namibia will be represented by Franlo ‘FreyTiX’ Meyer, Jürgen ‘Phycodamage’ Teichert, Mauro ‘PoRRa07’ Teles, Paul ‘APoC’ Bingel, and Francois ‘AllGoodNamesRGone?’ Rautenbach, while Matias ‘Kandali’ Fillemon will participate in Tekken 7 and Rashaad ‘Jinx’ Matjila will compete in eFootball PES.
“2021 has been an exceptional year for Namibian Esports as this is the most players Namibia has ever had participating in IESF’s Esports World Championship,” said NESA spokesperson, Andra van Schalkwyk, adding that Namibia is the African country with the most teams qualifying for the world tournament.
Van Schalkwyk meanwhile extended congratulations to each of the athletes and wished them the best ahead of their challenge.
CIS: GO team: Pieter “P9T” Kok, Andries “Fluye” Wahl (captain), Talon “Shackles” Izaks, Ilario “NoWher3” Izaks