The Philippines’ e-sports national team for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games recently signed up players from Liyab for the country’s training pool.
Sibol, the country’s e-sports national team, will now have players from Liyab AoV Team and Liyab SC2’s Enderr in the pool of athletes who will have a chance to be part of the official team for the SEA Games slated from November 30 to December 11, 2019, in the Philippines.
Team Liyab, which debuted early this year as an e-sports organization powered by Globe and Mineski, have 2 groups of outstanding players in the training pool for the biennial games.
Liyab players in the pool are:
1. Kevin Kio “Gambit” Dizon (Arena of Valor)
2. Jeremiah “1717” Camarillo (Arena of Valor)
3. Jervan Lorenzo “Bents” Delos Santos (Arena of Valor)
4. Lawrence Anthony “Rubixx” Gatmaitan (Arena of Valor)
5. Miguel Klarenz “Miggie” Banaag (Arena of Valor)
6. Caviar “Enderr” Acampado (StarCraft ll)
Team Liyab joins the other e-sports athletes drafted to form the training pool for the first SEA Games where esports will be officially included.
The SEA Games will hold competitions for the following e-sports:
* Arena of Valor (7 players)
* Dota 2 (7 players)
* Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (7 players)
* Hearthstone (2 players)
* StarCraft II (2 players)
* Tekken 7 (2 players)
“Being named to the national training pool alone is already a big honor to Team Liyab. It’s a glowing accomplishment to our boys who have come a long way from relative obscurity to now as potential SEA Games gold medalists,” said Ernest Cu, Globe President and CEO, in the release sent to Good News Pilipinas.
More e-sports players will join the training pool from the Qualifiers for the 2019 SEA Games.
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