The Orlando Pirates join the LPE

The South African team is the first team from Africa to compete in the LPE

Jan 10, 2019
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Europe, America, Asia and now Africa. We're thrilled to welcome the Orlando Pirates of South Africa to the LPE. The Johannesburg member of the Premier Soccer League will field teams in multiple esport titles.

The Pirates are currently the only LPE team from Africa, and the teams says its eager to "unleash some of South Africa's best talents on the global eSports stage," beginning with their players, JDs, FullTiltGod, Hawk and Tweedie, and their coach Joseph Bertrand.

The team made their announcement through social media where they also unveiled the roster for their first team to compete in the LPE.