The excitement is clear-cut as the Belgian Esports Federation (BESF) has landed in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to participate in the annual Global Esports Games hosted by the Global Esports Federation. This prestigious event, set to unfold from December 12th to 16th, promises intense competition and showcases the best talent from around the world.
BESF has sent a formidable team to represent Belgium in two key gaming disciplines – eFootball and Streetfighter 6. The journey to Riyadh wasn't a walk in the park; both players, Jon (MilanJon) Bruno and Younes (CCL) Lazaar, had to battle their way through qualifiers to earn their spots at this globally renowned competition.
Upon their arrival in Riyadh, the Belgian delegation received a warm welcome that extended beyond the gaming community. The Belgian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Pascal H. Grégoire, personally invited the esports representatives to the Belgian embassy for a special reception. The meeting was not only a gesture of hospitality but also a demonstration of the growing recognition of esports as a legitimate and impactful cultural phenomenon.
Ambassador Grégoire expressed his support for the Belgian team, recognizing the significance of their participation in the Global Esports Games. The meeting served as a platform to strengthen ties between traditional diplomatic channels and the growing world of esports, showcasing the potential for collaboration and mutual support.
Encouraged by the support from the ambassador and fueled by the passion of Belgian esports fans, Jon and Younes are determined to make their mark on the international stage. The Belgian delegation is poised to give their best in every match, aiming to bring home victory and make their nation proud.
Stay tuned for more thrilling updates as the Belgian delegation battles it out in Riyadh, aiming to leave an indelible mark on the Global Esports Games.