Mon August 07 2017
by Charlie Fripp, Kwese ESPN
Now that the relegation matches for the first season of the ESL African Championship is out of the way, the top eight teams from North and South Africa can officially get down to business from tonight.
In South Africa, the eight teams that have fought their way through the first group stages and the relegations for a shot at the finals are:
The only newcomer to the ESL African Championship roster is Goliath Gaming, who managed to beat VexxedPhoenix in the Relegation stages to secure a spot in season 2’s group games.
The North African teams that made it through from the North African open qualifiers to their respective group stages are:
The teams that will be tackling each other in the first group stage games tonight are No Relation Team versus KappaMa, and Limitless.gg versus TUNISIA WITH LOVE.
In South Africa, Energy eSports will be going up against Goliath Gaming, while Bravado will be going head-to-head with EXDEE GAMING.
The best two teams from the South African group stages will face off against the best two teams from the North African group stages at the finals in October.
With North African and South African matches running concurrently, one South African match will be streamed (Energy eSports vs. Goliath Gaming), while the match between Limitless.gg vs. TUNISIA WITH LOVE will be streamed on the same channel at 21:30.