Carry1st Africa Cup is continent’s largest Call of Duty: Mobile tournament

  • Carry1st has announced the continent’s largest Call of Duty: Mobile tournament to date in the form of the Africa Cup.
  • Teams and players from Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, and South Africa will compete for a $15 000 prize pool.
  • Registrations for the tournament open on 27th May 2024.

If you are a keen Call of Duty: Mobile player, you may be interested to hear that Carry1st has announced the biggest tournament for the mobile title on the African continent – the Carry1st Africa Cup.

The Carry1st Africa Cup will see the continent’s top players and teams from Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, and South Africa compete for the $15 000 (~R278 193) prize pool.

“Following qualifying rounds, the surviving teams will gather in-person for a dramatic final showdown. The tournament will also award $1,000 to the Most Valuable Player (MVP) in the grand finals, with MVP prizes available across all regional matches,” Carry1st confirmed in a release shared with Hypertext.

“Carry1st Africa Cup is a realization of our vision of uniting the continent’s gamers and reflects our broader mission to enhance gaming experiences in Africa. We’re excited to bring together Call of Duty: Mobile teams from major gaming hubs like Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria and South Africa. We’re proud to play our part in this booming esports ecosystem that will only continue to grow across the continent,” added Carry1st CEO and co-founder Cordel Robbin-Coker.

Registrations for the tournament will open up on 27th May 2024 via the Carry1st website.

The mobile games publisher explained that teams must consist of a minimum of five players, and the competition will be open to amateur and professional players alike. 

In terms of progressing through the tournament, upon registration, players will receive special lobby codes for their matches, granting them access to exclusive gaming lobbies where they will face off against other teams to compete for a spot in the finals and to win the Cup.

The qualification stages are expected to run throughout June and July, after which the finals are set to take place in August 2024, with regional champions taking part. Carry1st also noted that it will support any travel arrangements for teams unable to travel for the finals, ensuring that all qualifying teams can participate.

“Having laid the groundwork with the successful launch of COD:M servers in Nigeria and South Africa, we are excited to take the next step by bringing competitive gaming to the forefront. The Cup is set to be an exhilarating celebration of African gaming talent, and we can’t wait to witness the action unfold,” enthused Guillaume Noé, VP of Growth at Carry1st.


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