Destination KSA - Your Guide to Saudi

Destination KSA - Your Guide to Saudi

Team Falcons Win Call of Duty: Warzone Championship

Team Falcons Win Call of Duty: Warzone Championship

Team Falcons, representing Saudi Arabia, achieved a historic victory at the Esports World Cup on Saturday evening. They clinched the Call of Duty: Warzone championship in spectacular fashion at Boulevard Riyadh City.


 

Local esports fans experienced an exciting evening filled with intense action during the Call of Duty: Warzone Grand Finals. Ten teams competed fiercely for glory at the state-of-the-art SEF Arena.

Team Falcons Win Call of Duty: Warzone Championship

After eight thrilling rounds, Team Falcons emerged as champions. Shifty, Soka, and Biffle led the charge, dominating with 227.9 points. They finished 19.7 points ahead of US-based Fnatic, securing the $200,000 top prize and claiming the inaugural title.

 

Reflecting on a milestone moment in Saudi esports history, an elated Soka credited the ‘inspirational’ Saudi Arabian fans for helping Team Falcons secure a famous victory on home soil. He said: “The arena was absolutely electric and the fans gave us incredible support. Even when we were behind, they were still cheering for us – with us all the way. All three of us – we fed off that energy and this inspired us to bring it home for those guys. We feel on top of the world right now and representing Team Falcons – the home team – on home soil and winning is a great feeling.”

 

Biffle followed suit in praising the home support, insisting the atmosphere was unlike any he had experienced anywhere in the world. He revealed: “The crowd was electric – it was insane. Every kill we made, the noise got louder and louder. We really felt the love and energy. It was an unbelievable moment and something we’ll never forget. We’re truly blessed to have had that level of support from the fans. It was 10 times greater than anything we’ve experienced before – the fans carried us.”

Team Falcons Win Call of Duty: Warzone Championship

Team Falcons ended a remarkable week on a high note by clinching the Grand Final victory. Their Warzone trio shone brightly throughout the 21-team tournament, establishing themselves as frontrunners after a strong performance in the Group Stage.

 

Team Falcons achieved a historic milestone during the second day of the Call of Duty: Warzone group stages by sweeping all four of their games, marking a first in tournament history.

 

When asked about their consistency and performance levels throughout Week 1 of the Esports World Cup, Shifty credited pre-event preparations and the team’s chemistry, adding: “It was all the hard work we put in beforehand. We practiced super hard and to come out here, perform like we did, and deliver a big win for the Saudi fans – it propels into a level of confidence that no matter who we play, in what format or which map, we’re going to come out on top. We want to win every single match we play in. We have a love, trust, and respect that no other team has and with this chemistry alongside the Saudi fans, we feel we’re unstoppable.”

 

The Esports World Cup is the pinnacle of professional esports – running from July 3 – August 25 with 22 tournaments across 21 titles throughout its eight-week duration.

 

Week 1 concludes on Sunday with matches across the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, League of Legends, and Dota 2 locked in.


 


Share:

facebook linkedin telegram whatsapp

Keep Exploring

Top Stories

10 Spots To Try Iced Karkadeih in Riyadh

By Destination Team
Destination Recommends

10 Spots To Try Iced Karkadeih in Jeddah

By Destination Team
Top Stories

8 Must Try Egyptian Brands in Jeddah

By Destination Team
Top Stories

A Look at the World's Tallest Sports Tower in Riyadh

By Destination Team