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By 7 May 2018 | Categories: news

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Held over this past weekend at Monte Casino in Johannesburg, last night VS Gaming crowned the winners of its Xbox One and Playstation 4 EA Sports FIFA tournament. The VS Gaming Cup (5-6 May 2018), saw 1024 players compete to win the right to contest the FIFA eWorld Cup playoffs later this year.

After two grand finals, Shiaan Rubeer and Thabo Moloi were victorious on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 divisions of the tournament respectively. Each player won R400 000 as the first prize on each platform.

“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,” noted Wanda Mkhize, spokesperson for VS Gaming.

“We are proud of what we have been able to achieve this weekend. Over a thousand players competed to take on the worlds best and two of our South Africans will be able to compete on the world stage as a result. We are excited to see what the future holds for this sector,” added Mkhize.

The top four players across each platform were:

Xbox One

First place: Shiaan Rubeer
Second place: Irshaad Mahomed
Third place: Abu Akhalwaya
Fourth place: Khalid Fakie

Playstation 4

First place: Thabo Mike Moloi
Second place: Zuhair Ebrahim
Third place: Ziyadh Caasim
Fourth place: Mohammed Fiaz Mahomed

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