ALPHA FOOTBALL ACADEMY LAUNCH ALPHA ESPORTS
10 SEP 20
Alpha Football Academy is delighted to announce the launch of its esports platform "Alpha Esports."
Alpha Esports will enable the Academy to establish a new esports gaming community in Oman, organize gaming tournaments with popular games such as FIFA, Fortnite, League of Legends, Counter-Strike, Call of Duty, Overwatch and Madden NFL, to name a few. Alpha Esports aims to be a significant force across the region.
Alpha Esports inaugural FIFA 20 Online Tournament will kick off from 1st October 2020 to 9th October 2020. This exciting online tournament will give FIFA enthusiasts a platform to play, compete and win. (Not in association with EA Sports or any of its partners)
Statement from Meeran Yoosuf, Founder & Director of Alpha Football Academy
"Esports is one of the hottest new markets in the world. We are always motivated to be at the forefront, and with it, we are delighted to announce the launch of Alpha Esports. We aim to create a platform for gamers starting in Oman to participate in organized competitions of their favourite games to play, compete and win."
What is esports?
Esports describes the world of competitive, organized video gaming. Competitors from different leagues or teams face off in the same popular games with at-home gamers: FIFA, Fortnite, League of Legends, Counter-Strike,
Call of Duty, Overwatch and Madden NFL, to name a few. These gamers are watched and followed by millions of fans worldwide, who attend live events or tune in on TV or online. In addition, streaming services like Twitch allow viewers to watch as their favourite gamers play in real-time, and this is typically where popular gamers build up their fandoms.
The world of competitive video gaming is a fast-growing international phenomenon with millions of fans and billions of dollars up for grabs. Streaming services and live events have turned casual gamers into stars.