SA team confirmed for Battlefield 3 Nation’s Cup

Battlefield 3 SA news

The MSSA Management Board, following input from Battlefield 3 SA Team Captain Barry Louzada, has finalised the team selection for the 2013 Nation’s Cup tournament.

The SA squad has been allocated to Group C, along with Bulgaria, Spain, Germany, Indonesia, Israel, and Russia – none are billed as easy matches.

The team’s first match is against Russia. The Match is to be played online in the period between 4 to 11 February 2013.

All players representing South Africa will receive National Federation Colours.

Louzada who first received National Federation Colours in 2006, has also represented South Africa at the 2007 Asian Games. Thus this award of National Federation Colours will be his third. Louzada will be entitled to wear the Honours Badge. He is only the fifth SA eSports Player that has qualified for the award, and the first person to be awarded such award for eSports since 2008.

Once again, MWEB stepped up to support the South African team. MWEB will provide the team with their own Battlefield 3 Clan server, a practice server in the UK (to acclimatise to playing with a high ping), as well as a dedicated channel on the MWEB GameZone Public Teamspeak server for the duration of the Nation’s Cup.

The MWEB National Battlefield 3 Team consists of the following Cyber-Athletes:

Name Clan Club Area of residency
Jean ‘wraithfiend’ Barendse Bravado Gaming Knight Mind Sports Club George
Micharl ‘silencerbb’ Belmonte ADHOC Knight Mind Sports Club Vereeniging
Craven ‘enigma-shity’ Buitendach Bravado Gaming Knight Mind Sports Club Fourways
Theuns ‘Alpha-Renji’ Louw ASF Advanced Special Forces Wynberg
Barry ‘Anthr4xZA’ Louzada Bravado Gaming Knight Mind Sports Club Fourways
Sean ‘Scoper’ McCalgan Bravado Gaming Knight Mind Sports Club Lonehill,
Rogan ‘Sabre’ Mocke Bravado Gaming Knight Mind Sports Club Ballito
Thomas ‘Steigerz’ Reid Bravado Gaming Knight Mind Sports Club Germiston
Dean ‘HackeM’ Seyfried Bravado Gaming Knight Mind Sports Club Frairmead
Lyle ‘Grizzlah’ Tthuynsma Bravado Gaming Knight Mind Sports Club Port Elizabeth
Daniel ‘Crincher1’ Towse Bravado Gaming Knight Mind Sports Club Milnerton
Danie ‘couch’ Zwarts Bravado Gaming Knight Mind Sports Club Clubview
Battlefield 3 Nation's Cup 2013 line up

Battlefield 3 Nation’s Cup 2013 line up

Mind Sports South Africa (MSSA), an affiliate of the South African Confederation of Sport and Olympic Committee, is responsible for the good governance and promotion of competitive table-top gaming, board gaming, and e-Sports.

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  • CR4ZYLEGS

    By more than one you mean two. The rest are all BG.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jarrod-Futter/601131457 Jarrod Futter

    Last time i checked Grizzlah was an SSG player not a Bravado player

  • http://twitter.com/tiensvanzyl Tiens van Zyl

    Go give them hell boys!

  • http://mygaming.co.za/news James Etherington-Smith

    The information is supplied by the MSSA. Could they have made a mistake?

  • random hero

    good luck guys…but also to Team South Africa on ps3 in the World Nations 2013…they are playing their second game this week against France…

  • Alistair Aitken

    Craven ‘enigma-shity’ Buitendach

    I’m pretty sure this is supposed to be “Shifty”!

  • Pyromaniak123

    Good Luck Team SA, and also to the Team SA holding it up on the PS3 Community, Hello Heebs

  • http://www.facebook.com/blouzada Barry Louzada

    Signing up under the bravado clan they have been put like that, but yes they are still in SSG.

  • http://twitter.com/Okwacha_ Okwacha

    How did these guys got selected well the South African team is all white?

  • http://twitter.com/Okwacha_ Okwacha

    I will watch to see how they play.

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