Nathan "Sneaky" Nayagom from Epsilon eSports, in the French Top 4, is the first player to join AS Monaco's e-team. He will represent the club at the biggest professional FIFA tournaments this season.
To kick off this new adventure in a fast-growing market (with over 250 million fans worldwide), AS Monaco are pleased to be joining forces with Epsilon eSports, a major player in e-sports with a wealth of experience and expertise.
The Stade Louis-II will be hosting several FIFA tournaments this season. The partnership also includes plans for activating and sharing content on the social networks.
Greg Champagne, CEO of Epsilon eSports:
"When I think about how far we've come since Epsilon Esports was created in 2007, we're very proud to be associated with a historic European football club.
It's an honour to announce this collaboration with AS Monaco. Sport and e-sport are coming together for the greatest satisfaction of our fans.
This is a wonderful opportunity to pool our talents in order to play an ever greater role in developing e-sports."
Bruno Skropeta, Director of Communications & Marketing at AS Monaco:
"We are delighted to seal this partnership with Epsilon eSports, which will allow us to position ourselves as a key player in this sector in France and Europe.
This opportunity will enable us to offer our fans a new experience.
E-sport is a very young, fast-growing market and this launch definitely represents a major milestone in the club's digital strategy."