The UAE Pro League announced Rixos Hotels UAE, one of the world’s fastest-growing resort companies, as the main sponsors of the upcoming e-UAEPL Championship Finals.
The second edition of the competition is organized by the UAE Pro League in collaboration with EA SPORTSTM with the finals taking place on March 19th at the Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi’s first-ever All-Inclusive All-Exclusive resort.
Registration was held on January 25th while the qualifiers took place between February 26th to March 2nd with over 1,000 participants from across the nation competing against one another, culminating with 14 players advancing to the finals.
On March 9th, participants were assigned to professional clubs and each club will be represented by the participants in the upcoming finals which will be broadcasted on the official UAE Pro League Twitch and YouTube channels, AD Gaming platform, Zawaya Gaming & Divine Intervention Entertainment.
Valuable prizes have been allocated by the UAE Pro League based on ranking, with the winner walking away with an AED 15,000 prize, runner-up receiving AED 10,000 and third place taking home AED 5,000.
Furthermore, the winner of the tournament will represent the UAE Pro League at the EA SPORTS™ FIFA 22 Global Series Playoffs.
UAE Pro League CEO Waleed Al Hosani expressed his delight with the involvement of Rixos Hotels UAE as sponsors of the tournament, organized as part of the UAE PL’s strategic plan in an effort to stay at the forefront of digital development as well as connect with gamers and the ever-growing gaming industry to the Pro League competitions.
“It will be great to see the participants representing the 14 Pro League clubs of the season,” added Al Hosani. “The tournament provides an opportunity for the winner to represent the UAE in continental and international competitions. We wish all participants the best of luck.”
Commenting on the sponsorship, Cenk Unverdi, Regional General Manager of Rixos Hotels UAE said: “We are proud to be the official event partner for e-UAEPL. We’re excited to put our investments towards e-gaming and support the UAE Pro League with raising the profile of gaming in the country and wider MENA region.
This exciting competition paves the way for local FIFA talent to grow and compete on a global scale, and Rixos Hotels UAE is proud to be contributing in making this a leading tournament.