Press Release: SuperSport Schools and Africa Cyber Gaming League (ACGL) Forge Strategic Partnership to Elevate Esports in Africa 

Johannesburg, Gauteng, 7 May 2024 :  SuperSport Schools, Africa's leading broadcast platform for school sports, is proud to announce a trailblazing partnership with the African Cyber Gaming League (ACGL), a prominent South African esports company specializing in online and LAN tournament administration, management, and broadcasting.  

Esports, a rapidly growing industry worldwide, has found a significant foothold in Africa, with ACGL at the forefront of its development. ACGL's expertise in organizing competitive gaming events strategically connects consumers with marketplaces, providing businesses with unparalleled opportunities for growth and engagement. With a keen focus on interactive marketing, ACGL offers specialized channels to enhance brand awareness and advertising in the dynamic realm of esports. Committed to fostering grassroots talent is evident through the management of the largest school league in South Africa, the nitro ASL, with over 160 schools currently registered and an ever-expanding community. 

With this exciting partnership, SuperSport Schools will be broadcasting the launch of GamePlay, a groundbreaking show set to debut on 16 May at 19h00. Hosted by Collins 'Skarra' Manyame, a Twitch streamer and ACGL’s Social Manager, the show promises to showcase the best of esports action, analysis, and interviews. "GamePlay" will be accessible to audiences across SuperSport Schools’ platforms and on DStv channel 216, marking a significant milestone in the promotion of esports within Africa. 

Likewise, Nicholas Holden, Co-Owner of ACGL, echoed the sentiment, stating, “This partnership represents a monumental step forward for esports in Africa. Together with SuperSport Schools, we are not just promoting esports; we are cultivating a thriving ecosystem where young talent can grow, shine, and potentially compete on the global stage. Our collaboration is set to ignite a transformative journey, turning today's passionate gamers into tomorrow's esports champions. We're ready to level up the game and showcase the incredible potential of African esports to the world!" 

With the SuperSport Schools-ACGL partnership, the future of esports in Africa looks brighter than ever before. We at SuperSport Schools are committed to fostering talent, growing different audiences, while promoting inclusivity and showcasing the (e)sport you care about most and giving various types of sports their Time to Shine. 

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