Long-term contracts for eWorld Cup-bound gamers

From left: Li Si Jun, Amraan Gani and Joseph Yeo after Singapore beat Thailand 3-0 in the final of the East Asian Champions Cup last month. The trio will take part as individuals in this week's eWorld Cup in Amsterdam.
From left: Li Si Jun, Amraan Gani and Joseph Yeo after Singapore beat Thailand 3-0 in the final of the East Asian Champions Cup last month. The trio will take part as individuals in this week's eWorld Cup in Amsterdam.PHOTO: TEAM FLASH

They made history of a kind last month by becoming the first Singapore side to reach a World Cup, winning the Fifa Online 3 East Asian Champions Cup Spring tournament and US$108,000 (S$145,000) in prize money.

That landmark achievement has now earned local pro gamers Joseph Yeo and Amraan Gani long-term contracts with Singaporean eSports organisation Team Flash, it was announced yesterday.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 29, 2018, with the headline 'Long-term contracts for eWorld Cup-bound gamers'. Print Edition | Subscribe