"Goal scoring machine" Josh Jones takes Manchester United to victory in the two-day ePremier League Grand Final gaming Tournament at London with an unbeaten record.
17 year old Josh Jones from Mynydd Llandegai, Bangor has been playing FIFA since he was little. Josh owes his incredible gaming skills to playing FIFA 19 for up to four hours every night and sometimes even longer on weekends when he takes part in weekly tournaments. He has supported Manchester United all his life and was "honoured" to represent the Red Devils in this year's ePremiere League tournament where 2,000 gamers and 20 Premiere League teams took part. Nicknamed "the goal scoring machine", Josh didn't lose a single game. Commenting on his experience, Josh said:
It's a great feeling being able to represent the club that I have supported all my life.
Josh is studying a BTEC First Extended Certificate in Business at Coleg Menai in Bangor, his Tutor, Guto Jones, is pleased he is doing so well in the gaming world. He said:
It's positive to see our students being successful in non-traditional subjects such as gaming. The computing industry is a growing sector and can lead to all sorts of career options.
Grŵp Llandrillo Menai aims to foster its students' skills wherever possible, especially ones which help progression in STeM subjects as they've become increasingly important for employability and career advancement in recent years.
People who excel in gaming often go on to become Game Developers, Video Editors, Production Managers to name a few.
For more information about courses available at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai colleges visit: https://www.gllm.ac.uk