PREPARATIONS for the 2020 Online National League Games has started according to the e-Sports Federation.
After the federation’s virtual board meeting on Tuesday, the Secretary of the federation, Christopher Yaba, stated on Wednesday, that the board was urging its athletes to brace up for the league games, noting that a portal for registration would soon be made public.
Yaba stated: “The meeting commended the Federal and State governments for their efforts in containing the dreaded coronavirus pandemic that had so far infected several millions of people across the world.
“We thank our members for their compliance with the lockdown directives aimed at holistically fighting the global scourge.
“The e-Sports federation further reassures its young and energetic followers of their commitment to continue to build on the solid foundation laid by the founding fathers of the game.
“As a body that focuses on sports, the organisation commends its partners for their consistent support.”
The federation scribe called on investors to take advantage of the huge opportunities embedded in e-sporting activities in Nigeria.
The e-sports often take the form of organised, multiplayer video game competitions, particularly between professional players, individually or as teams.