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FoodCo FIFA 19 Video Game begins June 24

FoodCo FIFA 19 Video Game begins June 24

Video game lovers are in for an exciting season as FoodCo Nigeria Limited is set to organize the maiden edition of the FoodCo Football Video Game Championship from June 24 to July 8, 2019.

The FoodCo Football Video Games Championship is a novel Esports competition that will host some of the best FIFA 19 PS4 players from South West Nigeria and its environs.

Participants will converge in FoodCo Entertainment Centres located in Akobo, Ring Road and Monatan, Ibadan, Oyo State, to compete for the right to become the champion of champions.

Speaking on the tournament, Marketing Manager, FoodCo Nigerian Limited, Solomon Huesu said the competition would be a platform for Nigeria’s bourgeoning Esports community, particularly FIFA 19 players and enthusiasts, to express their passion for the game.

“The global Esports community is growing exponentially and Nigeria, with a vibrant youth population pegged at over 60 per cent is a critical part of the fraternity. As a fore most lifestyle brand, FoodCo is passionate about offering new and exciting ways to engage with audiences and that is why we are leveraging this platform to connect with Esports buffs in Nigeria,” he said.

While calling on football video game lovers to seize the opportunity of the tournament to test their mettle against the very best from across the country, Huesu added that the best three players in the competition would walk away with mouthwatering prizes including cash gifts, electronics and other items.

Heusu further stated that in addition to providing an outlet for Esports devotees to express their passion for the game, the tournament aligns with the FoodCo Entertainment Centre mandate to always provide a premium experience for gamers and fun seekers.

The overall winner of the tournament will walk away with N50, 000, a brand new 32” television and N20, 000 worth of FoodCo Entertainment Centre, while the first runner-up will get N30, 000 cash and N10, 000 worth of FoodCo Entertainment Centre ticket. The second runner-up will get N10, 000 cash along with N10, 000 worth of FoodCo Entertainment tickets.