Incredible Connection All Star Gaming has partnered with esports and content creation hub Mettlestate to give back to the community this weekend. In the wake of the All Star FIFA21 tournament, the tech giant has gathered some of the best players on both Xbox and PlayStation to participate in a charity tournament on 18 September. There will be two games: one on Xbox, and one on Playstation. Each winner will get to decide on the charity which will receive R10 000 in donations – which means that R20 000 in total will be donated this weekend. Additionally, there will be FOUR great prizes up for grabs.
Four of the best FIFA21 players in the country will be taking to the virtual pitch once more to win the prize for the charity of their choice:
Aasim “Boredm84223” Lamara will take on Kaylan “KaylanYT” Moodley
Deevak “DawieRoodt” Dhanjee will take on Riaasat “REEbrahimovic” Ebrahim
Gift of the Givers, Hope and Help Foundation and the Islamic Relief SA organisation are just some of the charities that will be represented by the players.
These four incredible gamers are all excited to be part of an event that can contribute to the community and relieve hardships felt across the country. Riaasat “REEbrahimovic“ Ebrahim feels honoured to be a part of this initiative: “I am in total support of giving back to those in need. Having this opportunity is immense for me as it’s something that I value truly at heart, should I win I hope to inspire that young individual towards seeing that gamers do support those in need”.
This charity event is going to be casted and presented by Sam “Tech Girl” Wright and Sean “Snare” Rihlamvu. “All Star Gaming has run a host of great esports events that celebrate the teams, players and fans. Being able to get all of us together to do something great for charities that have faced tough times is just the next step in building community. I’m extremely passionate about the South African FIFA community & players – so being able to do some good AND get to showcase the mad skills on offer from our FIFA stars… well it’s a perfect way to spend the day!”, says Wright. Rihlamvu elaborates on this, “We often talk about community building in esports, but part of that should include helping people who find themselves falling between the cracks of that community. Charitable events like this give us a chance as a gaming community to give back the society that allows us to be here in the first place.”
Incredible Connection is doing the most to get their name in the esports scene, and it’s a strategy that is working very well. They’re all about creating competition, entertainment and prizes to build the community even more. All Star Gaming isn’t just here for a few tournaments. They’re here for the bigger picture. As the leader in tech in SA, they’re investing in giving back to not only gamers, but also the community as a whole. As Aasim “Boredm84223” Lamara puts it, “these charity events are important as it helps support these small organizations to make a big difference in this world”.
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