|Members of the 2013 MWEB Protea eSports Team displaying their sponsors|
In a previous article I mentioned that a South African gamer stated that South African gaming deserved prize money of at least R500,000.00. (http://esportscommentator.blogspot.co.za/2015/10/we-want-r500k.html
Such coverage lays the foundation for sponsorship. The sponsorship that the MSSA gets is directly ploughed back into the game, such as, paying for trips to international competition, developing the game at club level, and meeting the priorities as laid down by the Minister of Sport and Recreation.