Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa bin Shakhboot Al Nahyan, President of the Emirates Electronic Sports Association, was elected Vice President of the International Game Federation, after the resignation of former South African President Colin Webster, and the election of American Vlad Marinco as President of the International Federation. A press release of the association stated that the UAE representative, Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa bin Shakhboot Al Nahyan, won the highest number of votes in the meetings of the International Federation, to become the first Emirati to win the membership of the board of directors of two international federations in two different sports, namely electronic sports and chess.

Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa bin Shakhboot Al Nahyan stressed that winning is a global recognition of the UAE’s position in the field of electronic sports, which made it occupy a great position among countries interested in these sports, especially since the UAE was one of the first countries in the Middle East to adopt the idea of ​​electronic sports, which has become widespread In recent years, it has started to gain increasing recognition from more than 80 countries around the world. The price of great support, which is given by the wise leadership to spread e-sports in the Emirates, and support everything that is in the interest of youth and the development of their capabilities.

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