February 15, 2023
PHNOM PENH – E-sports activities outfit A person Past Time (OLT) received the Assault Online 2 (AK2) League 2022 Nationwide E-Sporting activities Championship and will characterize Cambodia at the 2023 SEA Games following defeating the workforce JET II in the AK2 finals on February 12.
AK2 is a “first man or woman shooter” video clip match for cell gadgets and Laptop that is well known in the Cambodia.
OLT mentor Chhun Haing Chor, also identified as Sento, explained his staff performed genuinely perfectly thinking of that they received all six matches. He mentioned he was confident that his group would be ready to consider household gold medals at the AK2 league championship.
“This is the 1st time that Cambodia has hosted the SEA Online games and there will be an AK2 function, a sport we have performed typically. We have experience and much more importantly is that we gained the finals to develop into the Cambodian crew to enter the SEA Games in the AK2 occasion to play against other international locations,” he stated.
“We really have higher expectations due to the fact for this function we have a whole lot of expertise,” he explained. “Though our players are young, they have the talent and competitiveness. They think quick and are strongly decided to consider home medals. So I hope that we will be able to decide up gold medals for the country.”
The fifth season of the AK2 League was organised in cooperation with regional organization Sabay and commenced in January 2022 with AK2 group matches and private manner events. OLT won the group championship whilst the a single-on-just one champion was Seak Ly Sokheng from Staff MAX.
Lon Samedy, secretary-typical of the E-sports Federation of Cambodia (EFC), stated that following this match, all seven customers of OLT will be properly trained as a nationwide staff to prepare for the AK2 celebration. For the private manner opposition, the federation might discipline two or a few folks, relying on the registrations from other countries.
“AK2 was born ahead of the federation, it arrived in 2010 and now gained medals right before we formally fashioned the federation in 2014. Once we experienced the federation, our Cambodian group received medals for the nation in the occasion [several] moments. The staff arrived in 1st and 2nd in the earlier, so for this approaching SEA Game titles we hope to do nicely,” he mentioned.
Chy Sila, CEO of Sabay and vice-president of EFC, explained that as the host country Cambodia is properly well prepared to choose up medals in all forms of athletics. E-sports have also introduced an AK2 celebration as the video game is getting reputation in Cambodia.
“This is for the to start with time that Cambodia is web hosting the SEA Online games. So, taking part in the SEA Games this time makes our gamers of E-sports proud. AK2 is the party where by we have the most potential amid other e-sporting activities gatherings and we hope to be able to decide on up medals,” he said.