Asian Electronic Sports Federation (AESF) welcomes and supports International Olympic Committee's recognition

Asian Electronic Sports Federation (AESF) President Kenneth Fok welcomes and supports International Olympic Committee’s recognition of the rapid growth of E-Sports and considering competitive E-Sports as a sporting activity on the 6th Olympic Summit in Lausanne, Switzerland.

"We would like to express our gratitude for IOC’s strong support in the development of E-Sports", Kenneth Fok said, "And we would also like to extend our thanks to Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad AL-SABAH, the President of OCA and ANOC who plays a vital role in promoting E-Sports worldwide."

"As a leading E-Sports continent, AESF shares a common goal with all stakeholders in promoting E-Sports in Asia as professional sporting, and the players comparable to athletes in traditional sports. E-Sports will earn its global validity and we have great confidence about the future success", Kenneth Fok continued.

Kenneth Fok, Vice-President of the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China, was unanimously elected AESF President on Sep 19, 2017 at Ashgabat.

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