For the first time in the history of eSports a Pakistani Counter Strike : Global Offensive team has competed in an International Tournament. Portal eSport (Now known as Zalmi Portal) qualified for World Electronic Sports Games 2017 which was held in China.
It was their first international tournament and people of Pakistan had great expectations from the team but sadly Zalmi Portal lost all four matches they played. Despite of being in their first ever tournament Zalmi Portal gave a tough time to many well known Pro teams. The players have great talent and there is no doubt in it that if they work hard they can become one of the best team in the world.
Roster of Zalmi Portal :
Abdul “HSB” Haseeb
Zaki “KLnT” Nasir
Anas “traNz” Ayub
Areeb “Storax” Rehman
Owais “KriminaL” Khattak
It is considered a great achievement, getting to China, seeing the Pakistani flag raised was a proud moment for every Pakistani Gamer. There is great amount of players and talent in Pakistan and Hopefully the eSport community of Pakistan will continue to grow and one day we will see players from our country on a big stage.