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eSports team ng ‘Pinas sa 2019 SEA Games, kasado na

Handa nang sumabak ang 27 Pinoy athlete na sasalang para sa eSports event sa 30th Southeast Asian Games na gaganapin sa Pilipinas.

Ito ang kauna-unahang beses na magkakaroon ng tunggalian sa eSports sa Asian meet, anim na gintong medalya ang pwedeng masungkit sa nasabing events.

Tatawaging ‘Sibol’ ang koponan, na bubuuin nina Kenneth Jiane ‘Kenji’ Villa, Karl Gabriel ‘KarlTzy’ Nepomuceno, Carlito ‘Ribo’ Ribo, Jeniel ‘Haze’ Bata-anon, Angelo Kyle ‘Pheww’ Arcangel, Allan Sancio ‘Lusty’ Castromayor at Jason Rafael ‘Jay’ Torculas para sa Mobile Legends: Bang Bang.

Sina Mc Nicholson ‘Mc’ Villanueva, John Anthony ‘Natsumi’ Vargas, Jun ‘Bok’ Kanehara, Marvin Salvador ‘Boomy’ Rushton, Bryle Jacob ‘CML’ Alvizo, Van Jerico ‘Van’ Manalaysay at James Erice ‘Erice’ Guerra naman ang sasalang para sa Dota 2.

Sasandig naman kina Kevin Kio ‘Gambit’ Dizon, Jeremiah ‘1717’ Camarillo, Jevan Lorenzo ‘Bents’ Delos Santos, Lawrence Anthony ‘Rubixx’ Gatmaitan, Miguel Klarenz ‘Miggie’ Banaag, Bradie Ryan ‘Yats’ Velasquez and Kyle Jepherson ‘Vindiicated’ Padlan ang bansa para sa Arena of Valor.

Samantala, ibabandera nina Justin ‘NuksPH’ Santos at Caviar ‘Enderr’ Acampado ang ‘Pinas sa Starcraft; Dustin ‘WaningMoon’ Mangulabnan at Jacinta ‘Jia’ Dee para sa Hearthstone; at Andreij Hosea ‘Doujin’ Albar at Alexandre Gabrielle ‘AK’ Laverez sa Tekken 7.

“Esports in the SEA Games is not just about making history; it is about building the foundation for all our young Filipinos who aspire to represent our country on a world stage. The athletes of Sibol are not just pioneers, they are our country’s pride,” ayon kay Smart communications head Al Panlilio, na isa sa mga sponsor ng ‘Sibol’.

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