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.