THE domestic aviation market needs a cash injection of N$ 177 million (US$ 9,5 million at the time) to endure post Covid-19.

THE Namibian Electronic Sports Association (Nesa) will host its nationwide competition, In Defense of the Ancients 2 (DotA2), this weekend.

The event, which begins on Sunday, presents a premium platform for the top gamers to be thought about for approaching worldwide tasks.

“Provided the present global environment concerning Covid-19, we welcome players and teams alike to take part in this year’s tournament from the comfort of their own houses, and encourage people to keep fighting the battle through social distancing,” says Nesa treasurer Salomé de Bruyn.

While the competition is open to any eager gamer, gamers ought to note just Nesa members who are Namibian will be eligible for nationwide e-sport team choices.

Non-Namibians are, nevertheless, still encouraged to use up subscription as this will help grow gaming as a sport in the country.

“Nesa is making every effort to protect more chances for Namibian e-sport professional athletes to complete globally and develop expert video gaming within the nation. Nesa was able to send out athletes to get involved at the IESF E-Sport World Champion in the years 2017 through 2019, and every effort is being made to ensure the 2020 Namibian e-sport team will be paid for the very same chance,” De Bruyn states.

This year the IESF E-Sport World Champion is scheduled for Eilat, Israel, from 15 to 20 November. To prepare properly for the competitors, Nesa will set up additional worldwide online matches for the Namibian team to develop their skills.

Unspecified prize money and possible selection to the national e-sport team are the main incentives for this weekend’s action.

“Please keep in mind all Nesa occasions and tournaments undergo our brand-new Covid-19 policy,” she states.

To sign up a team, all members should be paid up.

Entry charges are N$ 50 for paid-up Nesa members and N$ 100 for non-members. The Nesa subscription cost is N$ 250 per annum.

Registration will be done through www.esportsnamibia.org and closes today at 17h00.

Further information about Nesa can also be discovered at @Nesa on Facebook.