IN MULTIMEDIA | FIFA esport championship at Monte Casino

After two grand finals, Shiaan Rubeer and 16 year old Thabo Moloi were victorious on Xbox One and Playstation 4 respectively.

07 May 2018 - 22:04 By SCOTT PETER SMITH and Zola Brunner

After a successful two days, last night VS Gaming crowned the winners of the Xbox One and Playstation 4 EA SPORTS FIFA tournament. The VS Gaming Cup, held on 05 and 06 May, saw 1,024 players compete to win the right to contest the FIFA eWorld Cup playoffs later this year.

After two grand finals, Shiaan Rubeer and 16 year old Thabo Moloi were victorious on Xbox One and Playstation 4 respectively. Each player won R400,000 as the first prize on each platform.

VS Gaming was given the rights to host a FIFA eWorld Cup Qualifier in March after signing an agreement with EA Sports.

Wanda Mkhize, spokesperson for VS Gaming said, “This was an historic moment for efootball in South Africa. Through this tournament South African players have now been given the international spotlight that they deserve. This is what it means for VS Gaming – to open new doors of possibility for our players and thereby grow our communities.”

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