The Tech Experience Centre, Africa’s cutting-edge technology and lifestyle hub, is set to come alive this weekend as eight leading Nigerian banks do battle to crown the winners of a FIFA 21 Gaming competition.
Tagged Bank Wars, the keenly-anticipated competition is set to commence on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at the centre located at Yudala Heights, 13A Idowu Martins Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The event is sponsored by the foremost Original Equipment Manufacturer, Samsung.
Among the banks set to do battle at the Tech Experience Centre are Access Bank, First City Monument Bank (FCMB), Standard Chartered Bank and Zenith Bank. Others are Sterling Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB), Union Bank and Fidelity Bank.
The competing banks are divided into two groups, with the first four listed above occupying Group A while the latter four will compete for honours in Group B.
Meanwhile, the competition, which will run for five Saturdays until June 5, 2021, will kick off on Saturday, May 8 with a potentially tasty tie between Access Bank and FCMB by 1 pm. Also expected to trade tackles are Standard Chartered Bank and Zenith Bank in the second fixture of the day
Winners of the Bank Wars FIFA 21 Gaming competition are expected to smile home with some mouth-watering prizes, courtesy of Samsung.
A Samsung 55-inch TV awaits the first prize winner while the runner-up will go home with a massive Samsung Refrigerator. Also, the third-best team will claim a Samsung Washing Machine. In addition, there are prizes for individual representatives of the competing teams while the best goal of the competition (to be determined by votes) will fetch the scorer a Samsung 49-inch TV.
Already, excitement is building up for the competition as the banks talk up their chances of carrying the day.
‘‘Bank Wars is a prime opportunity for some of the leading commercial banks in Nigeria to prove who is the best among the lot in the FIFA 21 arena,’’ stated Chidalu Ekeh, Head of the Tech Experience Centre. ‘‘We have witnessed huge excitement from many Nigerians who will be storming the Tech Experience Centre to watch the banks do battle from this Saturday. Also, the participating banks have been in bullish form and from the evidence on the ground, it is bound to be a keenly-contested competition.
‘‘All the fixtures and matches leading up to the third-place match and the final can be accessed here: https://techexperiencecentre.com/bank-wars/.
‘‘Right here in the Tech Experience Centre, we have one of the most immersive gaming arenas in Nigeria which will play host to the potentially action-packed competition between the participating banks. It promises to be a good time for everyone, so I urge you to come out with your friends and family to witness the excitement,’’ she disclosed.