FIFA22: Qatar kicks off first MENA’a EA Sports tournament
Al Jazeera, 25 May 2022
Some of the world's best players of football video game FIFA are competing in Qatar at the moment.
With 12 of the best international FIFA 22 players invited to compete in the Champions Cup and four regional players who have made the online qualifiers held by Ooredoo Nation, this is the biggest EA Sports FIFA 22 Lan event in the region.
The Tournament has a prize pool of $50,000 where the winner will get $25,000, the 2nd position gets $15,000, and the 3rd and 4th positions get $5,000.
The tournament comes at a time when competive gamers are being more widely accepted as athletes.
Al Jazeera’s Sohail Malik reports from Doha, Qatar.
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