Fan vote declares UAE-based NASR ESPORTS a winner of the title

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 1st of June 2022: NASR ESPORTS, the Middle East’s leading Esports organisation, has won the “Esports Team of the Year” silver title at the 2022 edition of The Sports Industry Awards (SPIA). NASR Esports won the award following an online fan vote from a shortlist of some of the best Esports teams in the Middle East & North Africa region.

NASR ESPORTS was voted by the public in recognition of its meteoric growth and achievement. With 12 regional and 19 international gaming awards over the past year, NASR ESPORTS continues to expand its fan-base across the region and pave the way for esports talents in the Middle East to rise.

Lalit Vase, Founder and CEO at NASR ESPORTS commented: “At NASR, we are humbled and grateful to have been nominated for the SPIA 2022 Award ‘Esports Team of the Year’ for the MENA region. We would like to thank all the video gaming and esports fans in the region who voted for us, the recognition from the fans and from the Sport Industry Awards is a true honor. I would also like to thank each member of the NASR family, their hard work and achievements are what enabled NASR to consistently raise the bar for Esports standards in the region and to win this award”.

“The team has come a long way since it was founded in 2016, and we will continue to help gamers realize their dreams on our way to many more achievements and awards. These accomplishments would not be possible without the dedicated support of our partners: Under Armour, TikTok and Red Bull.” he added.

The SPIA has been rewarding excellence in Middle East’s sports scene since 2012. The event recognizes individuals and organizations that have contributed to the development of sports in the region, through a mix of public voting and jury-based awards. NASR ESPORTS was shortlisted by an independent judging panel of industry experts, with the winners decided by an online vote by Esports fans.



NASR ESPORTS is the leading esports organization in the Middle East and North Africa region, and home to the region’s most successful and celebrated esports players across a wide range of games and platforms. Since 2016, NASR has been at the forefront of identifying, developing, and managing the careers of players such as @tekken_masterbh, @Bigbird_fgc, @FGC_Angrybird, and @marygaming16, as well as dedicated teams for League of Legends, Counter-Strike Global Offensive, FIFA, Fortnite, Guilty Gear, Wild Rift, Valorant, PUBG Mobile, Street Fighter V, Mortal Kombat 11 and Tekken 7. NASR ESPORTS’ team of over 50 professionals from 15 countries have won accolades in over 300 tournaments across the world. The team has over 4,400,000 fans and followers across the Middle East and North Africa generating more than 80,000,000 monthly impressions and 40,000,000 monthly video views.