Kwesé Sports and ESL bring live esports to TV in Africa

In our efforts to bring esports to the livings rooms of people worldwide, Kwesé Sports and ESL have partnered up in an exclusive, five-year deal to distribute the best eports has to offer to millions of African homes.

This will give African esports fans the chance to catch some of the most competitive esports leagues, circuits and tournaments from the comforts of their living room. This includes a variety of our signature tournaments, such as the Intel Extreme Masters, ESL One and our selection of ESL Pro Leagues.

Kwesé is currently hosting their first ever esports championship, the inaugural African Challenge Esport (ACE) tournament, currently taking place at the rAge Expo in Johannesburg until October 9th, followed by the next stop at Cape Town’s Canal Walk from October 28th-30th and the eventual finals on November 19th in Johannesburg. In addition to broadcasting major tournaments, Kwesé will also be launching the continent’s first 24/7 esports channel in the coming months.

Joseph Hundah, Chief Executive Officer at Econet Media, is excited to fulfill esport’s potential in Africa.
“We are committed to making our platforms the home for esports and gaming in Africa. This partnership with ESL is an important development for the nascent African esports market which continues to grow in popularity. We look forward to realising the full potential of this partnership in future.”

You can keep up with Kwesé’s esports activities and the ACE tournament on their official website.

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