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Oppo gaming challenge at Dubai's Mall of the Emirates sees over 1,600 gamers

Oppo gaming challenge at Dubai's Mall of the Emirates sees over 1,600 gamers

Global smartphone brand OPPO this weekend concluded its uniquely designed, socially distant gaming arena at Mall of the Emirates which saw over 1,600 consumers pass through across 10 days. Visitors tested their gaming and football credentials as they went head-to-head with some of the world's most acclaimed FIFA gamers, playing alongside regional celebrity gamers including Ahmed Al Nasheet, Amr Nassouhy, Osama Marwah and Hussain Yousuf Anwar.

The gaming extravaganza culminated in a finals match with Manny, a UK-based YouTuber and streamer who rose to prominence after featuring regularly alongside his brother Tobjizzle and the rest of the Sidemen in various football challenge videos.

Oppo gaming challenge at Dubai's Mall of the Emirates sees over 1,600 gamers (KT2571492.JPG)

"We have been overwhelmed with the success of the OPPO Gaming Challenge brought to you by Dubai Summer Surprises and loved meeting all the passionate gamers over the ten days. OPPO's strategy is focused on investing and engaging with our users' passions and the success of this event is testament to the strength of the gaming culture here in the GCC. We will continue to support the gaming community across the region", said Cherry Fu, Marketing Director of OPPO in the GCC.

During the live stream, over 69,068 people tuned in to see the finalists play against renowned YouTuber Manny, who had this to say, "It was an honor to be part of this event that celebrated both the youth and the gaming community in such a unique way. I'm passionate about gaming so to witness this commitment from OPPO was truly a fantastic experience."