Orlando Pirates eSports is proud to announce its new partnership with European gaming giant Trust Gaming.

The partnership entails a revamp of the Pirates eSports base where the players train and compete, as well as equipping and incentivising the players for their next major tournaments.

''It is great to see the interest from international brands that want to build up their name and product offering in South Africa through partnering with Pirates eSports. It shows that the team is moving in the right direction in helping building the South African eSports scene.'' said Joseph Bertrand, Brand Marketing and Sponsorship, Orlando Pirates FC.

Founded in 1983 in the Netherlands, Trust Gaming is one of Europe’s leading producers of gaming products, and is exclusively distributed in South Africa by Apex Interactive.

''Trust cooperates with various professional gamers to provide young players with suitable gear for every budget. In this way, reliable peripherals are created that allow gamers to reach their full potential. Trust strives to build the next generation of champions and so we are extremely excited to be part of the Orlando Pirates eSports journey and welcome them to the Trust Gaming family.'' - Alexia Scotten, Marketing Manager, Apex Interactive.