Sharjah Media Services organises FIFA22 tournament
April 29, 2022 / 6:08 PM
Sharjah24 - WAM: Shams Media Services, one of Sharjah Media City’s subsidiaries, has announced plans to organise the FIFA22 tournament, with 200 players taking part in several rounds between 13th and 15th May, 2022.
The competition comes in line with Shams' role as a leading supporter of creative sectors in Sharjah and the UAE.
The tournament is set to launch its preliminary stages through the online platform "Discord" on 13th May, with the remaining rounds to follow on 14th and 15th May at Shams Business Centre in Sharjah, under the supervision of the Emirates Electronic Sports Federation.
Three winners will be selected by the end of the competition to win a AED10,000 cash prize, in addition to special prizes for 4th to 10th places.
The FIFA22 tournament will be attended Dr. Khalid Omar Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Media City (Shams), and Shihab Al Hammadi, Managing Director of Shams, along with several officials and directors from the free zone and e-sports enthusiasts across the UAE.
Dr. Al Midfa said, "As part of our commitment to expanding media's range and enhancing its presence in the UAE market, we believe that e-sports will be among the most important and promising sectors we can count on to play a greater role in creating more opportunities for the growth of the national economy in the future."
"We are delighted to be launching the FIFA22 tournament, and we are confident that the upcoming event will be only the first in a series of tournaments that we will organise in an effort to enable Shams to lead an integrated ecosystem and promote a creative sector that enjoys tremendous popularity and has a positive and sustainable impact on the national economy," he added.