KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia Digital Sports activities Federation (MESF) have set their staff a modest 4-medal goal and a top-two complete total in the Hanoi SEA Game titles from May possibly 12-23.
A complete of 10 gold medals will be up for grabs in esports in the Vietnam Video games.
MESF president Datuk Ananth S. Nathan expects the medals to arrive from Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB), PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) Cell (group function), FIFA On the web 4 and Arena of Valor as they search for to secure a top rated-two end total.
“If attainable, we want to get medals in all the activities, but it is in these four online games that we have the finest likelihood of profitable. This is centered on our athletes’ competitiveness at the international amount and, historically, we are powerful,” he stated.
He verified that Malaysia, who will also take part in PUBG Cell (individual), Garena Totally free Hearth, League of Legends (Computer) as effectively as both equally the men’s and women’s crew situations of League of Legends: Wild Rift (mobile), will not compete in CrossFire.
When esports designed its debut as a medal sport in the 2019 edition in Manila, Malaysia gained gold in Hearthstone and bronze by means of the MLBB crew.
In the meantime, MESF nationwide athletes variety committee chairman Kelvin Phang Ching Kuen reported the federation would organise countrywide selection trials from Feb 18-March 6 to “impartially determine the greatest individuals” to symbolize the country.The chosen gamers will then go to a two-month boot camp at the Countrywide Athletics Council (NSC) in Bukit Jalil and EBN esports Town at Quill City Shopping mall as nicely as be sent for exposure in the two domestic and global competitions ahead of heading to Hanoi. — Bernama