AFL, which owns the Etihad stadium is extremely keen to host esports tournaments in the stadium. AFL is prompting organisations to create esports teams and hold esports tournament in the region
ESports is taking off in a big way down under as with the ongoing IEM Sydney tournament.
It’s understood that the AFL has been looking to get into the Esports market for some time. It’s been reported that former AFL boss Andrew Demetriou had met with Riot Games to discuss how the sporting giant could take advantage of the up and coming market.