mCon esports will represent Rotterdam02 June 2020News
As of today, mCon esports is the official esports team of Rotterdam. By committing itself to the top team, Rotterdam underlines the ambition to become the esports capital of the Netherlands. This makes mCon esports the first top team to ally itself with a city.
Rotterdam has the ambition to become the esports capital of the Netherlands. For example, last year Rotterdam Ahoy brought the large-scale international esports and gaming event DreamHack to the city. Rotterdam continues now confirms the collaboration with one of the most successful and iconic esports clubs in the Netherlands. From now on mCon esports represents the city. In doing so, Rotterdam reinforces its ambitions as a pioneer city.
Thanks to the collaboration with mCon esports, Rotterdam is the first city to attract a top team. Johan van Herpen, sports policy advisor at the Municipality of Rotterdam, explains: "Rotterdam is an innovative and dynamic city. The ambition to be the sports capital of the Netherlands perfectly fits. As Rotterdam, we are focusing on esports to get and keep more people moving. Sports associations are strengthening themselves with the use of esports. We are therefore pleased that mCon esports has chosen the city of Rotterdam as its home base in order to work together on top and recreational sports in the city. ” according to Johan van Herpen, sports policy advisor at Rotterdam.
It is a unique collaboration, Ruben Been, general manager of mCon esports, also realizes. "We are proud to represent the esports capital of the Netherlands. With so much esports knowledge within one city, we have a unique position where we can put esports on the map at home and abroad. ” said Ruben Been, general manager of mCon esports. "We also take our social role very seriously. We want to offer young people dreams and opportunities to become professional esporters themselves”, adds operational director Marcel Opperman.
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