Friday 28 October 2016

Meet MSSA's stars: Johan Uys

Johan Uys - deep  in game
Johan Uys is a passionate gamer and student. He is currently completing his third degree in Honours for Bachelor of Commerce in Industrial and Organisational Psychology at the University of Pretoria. Johan began his competitive gaming career in 2014 when he first made the Gauteng provincial team.
After again earning Gauteng Provincial Colours in 2015 Johan was selected by MSSA's MANCOM to assist the South African Protea eSports Team at IeSF's 7th World Championship in Seoul as the head coach of League of Legends Team.

Through hard work and dedication, Johan became the Chairperson of Tuks Mind Sports, the competitive gaming club at the University of Pretoria in 2016 where he continues to help grow e-sports at grassroots level all the way up to elite level.

However, Johan is not just a hard worker, he is more than capable at competing too. In 2016, Johan was selected as a player of the South African Protea League of Legends eSports Team and represented his South Africa with distinction in the top lane at IeSF's 8th World Championships in Jakarta, Indonesia. Johan has the distinction of being the only person in MSSA who has moved from being the coach of the national esports team to become one of its most valued players.

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