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NASR ESPORTS’ Amjad “AngryBird” Alshalabi makes History as the First-Ever Arab to be a Street Fighter Champion at Evo 2023

Amjad “AngryBird” Alshalabi, representing NASR ESPORTS, didn't just win at Evo 2023—he made history. Through his unmatched skill, he's elevated the MENAT esports landscape, marking a pivotal moment in Street Fighter's legacy. Join us in celebrating a champion's unparalleled journey.

NASR ESPORTS, the leading esports organization in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey region, is proud to announce that its very own Amjad “AngryBird” Alshalabi has made history by becoming the first-ever Street Fighter 6 Evo Champion. AngryBird treated fans to amazing performances throughout the tournament, defeating some of the best players in the world such as Sonic Fox, Mamochi, Fujimura, Kakeru, PunkDaGod, and finally MenaRD in the grand final, showcasing his dominant Ken and cementing his place the the best Street Fighter 6 players in the World.

Evo is the biggest and most prestigious fighting game tournament in the world, attracting tens of thousands of players and spectators from all over the globe. After fighting his way through a record-breaking 7,083 player bracket, he became the first-ever Street Fighter 6 Evo Champion! To become the champion in such a competitive environment is a testament to AngryBird’s skill and dedication. He has proven himself as the best Street Fighter 6 player in the world, and he has earned the respect and admiration of his peers and rivals.

AngryBird is one of the most talented and creative players in the Street Fighter scene. He started his competitive career in 2017, and quickly rose to prominence with his impressive results in many events, both online and offline. He is also a two-time champion of the US Pro Street Fighter League, a prestigious league featuring some of the top teams and players in the world. He is also a member of NASR ESPORTS’ legendary Street Fighter team, alongside Adel “BigBird” Anouche, another world-class player.

AngryBird’s victory in Evo 2023 is a remarkable achievement, not only for him, but also for his family, team, country, region, and fans. He has represented NASR ESPORTS and the MENAT region with pride and honour, and he has inspired many aspiring players all over the world who want to follow in his footsteps. He has also made history by being the first player to win a major Street Fighter 6 tournament using Ken.

Lalit Vase, the founder and CEO of NASR ESPORTS, expressed his congratulations and admiration for AngryBird’s achievement. He said: “We are thrilled and proud of AngryBird for making history and becoming the first-ever Street Fighter 6 Evo Champion and the first ever Arab, Street Fighter Evo champion in history. He is truly a legend in the fighting game community, and he has shown incredible skill, creativity, and consistency in his matches. He has also drawn the global spotlight on the FGC in the MENAT region. He is an inspiration to many aspiring players who want to pursue their dreams and passion for esports. We would like to thank all of our fans and supporters for cheering for him and our team. We are honored to represent the MENAT region in the biggest fighting game tournament in the world. We hope that AngryBird’s success will inspire more players from our region to participate in esports events and tournaments.”