Johor Darul Ta’zim FC (JDT) will make an esports debut at the inaugural Champions eFootball competion that sees some of the best clubs in Southeast Asia battling on PES 2021 from September 9 – October 7.
The Southern Tigers will be represented by JDT professional footballer Mohamadou Sumareh and eFootballer Mohamad NorHaikal Noh, who is the 2018 Asian Games semifinalist and among the top two Malaysians for PES 2020.
“Driven by our passion for football, we are thrilled to set foot into the world of esports while sporting the emblem and colours of our beloved club, JDT FC,” said HRH Major General Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim, Crown Prince of Johor and JDT owner.
“Champions eFootball will give us an opportunity to showcase young talent representing our clubs while engaging with new audiences in esports. We are also excited to compete against the other clubs in the region and look forward to international matches in the coming future.”
The other teams competing in the Champions eFootball are Thailand’s Buriram United FC and Chonburi FC, Indonesia’s Persib Bandung FC, Singapore’s Tampines Rovers FC, Philippines’ United City FC, Cambodia’s Nagaworld FC and Ho Chi Minh City FC of Vietnam. Luaskan Kuasamu Johor.
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