Budi Gunawan’s Women’s Esport National Team Wins Gold at the 2023 Sea Games
Banten – The women’s Mobile Legends esport national team succeeded in presenting a gold medal for Indonesia in the 2023 Sea Games event in Cambodia.
The achievements of the Indonesian Women’s Esport National Team under the leadership of Police General (Purn) Prof. Dr. Budi Gunawan is certainly proud of Indonesia and is a proud achievement on the international stage.
PBESI Deputy Secretary General Dr. I Gede Made Kartikajaya expressed his deepest appreciation for bringing home a gold medal in the MLBB division of esports.
“The General Chairperson (PBESI) ordered me to pick up Indonesian esport heroes. We invite the nation’s heroes. Indonesian esports heroes who won gold medals at the Cambodian Sea Games,” said Kartikajaya, when picking up the Women’s Esport Mobile Legends: Bang-Bang (MLBB) Women’s National Team at Soekarno Hatta Airport, Friday (12/05/2023) afternoon.
He also hopes that Indonesia will get another gold medal in the Esport branch because there are still three more teams that are still competing in the Sea Games.
Vivian, one of the Indonesian women’s MLBB athletes, admitted that she had made very thorough preparations so that she could bring a gold medal to Indonesia.
“I feel very happy, proud and did not expect to be an athlete and be useful for the country and feel like I have a responsibility for the country. Everyone hopes for us too, keep trying their best and in totality so that they get gold at the Cambodian Sea Games,” he said.
On the same occasion, the Central Executive of the Indonesian National Sports Committee (KONI), Icuk Sugiarto also congratulated the Indonesian Women’s National Esport Team in the 2023 Sea Games in Cambodia.
“This victory will be a trigger for Indonesian esports athletes. Hopefully it won’t only win at the Sea Games but also at other international stages,” he said.
Furthermore, Icuk appealed to this victory to be a challenge for Indonesia so that Indonesian esports can excel not only at the ASEAN level, but also at the Asian and even world level.