MANILA, PHILIPPINES — ECHO Proud wins the first-ever Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Development League Philippines (MDL-PH). Held fully online, the competition saw ECHO Proud dominating the best-of-five (Bo5) series against GameLab, taking home the most-coveted title and the lion’s share of USD 20,000 or approximately PHP 1,080,000.
With a score of 3:1, ECHO Proud was hailed as the very first champions of MDL Philippines. Meanwhile, ECHO’s Jay Pee “Jaypee” Gonzalez has been declared the Grand Finals Most Valuable Player (MVP). Blacklist Academy and BREN Euphoria settled for third and fourth finishes.
“Sobrang saya sa feeling namin. Gusto talaga namin makuha ang championship sa first season ng MDL Philippineskasi mahirap syang makalimutan. First MDL sa Pilipinas at kami ang nanalo,” said Jaypee during the MDL Philippines grand finals press conference.
ECHO Proud is headed by its coach Limuelle “eLLE” Galera. The team paraded strong esports athletes namely Johnville “Outplayed” Villar, Jankurt “KurtTzy” Seralvo, Jay Pee “Jaypee” Gonzalez, James “Jeymz” Gloria, and Amistoso “Seichu” Lope.
The inaugural season of MDL Philippines recorded a peak concurrent viewership of more than 32,000 views.
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