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Red Bull Kumite: Chukwudi Okoli emerges champion again



Red Bull Kumite

Chux” Chukwudi Okoli showed he was the master of his game as he brushed off all his opponents before retaining his Red Bull Kumite title at the recently held finals in Lagos.

Red Bull Kumite is one of the most iconic fighting game tournaments in the world, bringing together some of the best and most renowned fighting game players from all around the globe

In Nigeria, it is also growing rapidly among gamers as over 100 participants entered the qualifiers across Nigeria – Abuja, PH, and Lagos.

This is a tremendous achievement in such a short period and it is a testament to the growing popularity of this competition among the youth in Nigeria.

Chux crowned champion again

After Chux took home the crown in the first edition, the onus was on him to prove himself yet again when the eight finalists gathered for the epic final in Lagos!

After intense qualifiers, only eight brave finalists emerged to battle each other at the National Finals to fight for the ultimate title of champion and face the incredible pressure of the cage.

The stakes were high as everyone wanted to come out victorious and take home the trophy at the February 3rd final held at the Old Carriage & Running Shed, Ebute Metta Train Station, Lagos.

The eight finalists from across Nigeria were namely. Chukwudi Okoli (the eventual champion), Kevin Dürst,  Folorunsho Akanbi, Tahir Alhassan, Nuhu Ogbori, Shehu Shehu Mansur, Agbalaka Chike Kingsley and Quaye Moses.

The event saw epic battles from all participants with “Chux” Chukwudi Okoli the defending champion, taking down his opponents who clearly put up a tough fight.


While “Sheikhster” Shehu Mansur was expected to put up a masterclass performance good enough to dethrone Chux in the final, he came down hard but the defending champion held his own up until the last round and came out on top yet again.

The atmosphere, ambience and reception were one to remember and the memories of this year’s tournament as a whole will definitely linger for a long time to come.

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