Two Albertans will be duking it out at a soccer tournament on Tuesday, but they won’t be leaving the house.
The first-ever Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association Gaming Challenge kicks off on Oct. 27, and competitors will go head-to-head — playing FIFA20 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox.
Moataz Bakr and Bello Oluwatobi will be competing for Lethbridge College, and if they win their respective one-on-one match-ups, they will advance to the playoff bracket.
The competition culminates in the Gaming Challenge Finals on Nov. 19, according to the website, and the top prize for the winning player is a customized ring.
Bakr and Oluwatobi told The Homestretch on Monday that for two gamers who are staying close at home during COVID-19, the competition was an exciting find.
“I’ve always liked to play games, so like when I saw [the competition] on the school website, I was like, ‘Wow…