Young Ninjas got a coach before the start of the WePlay Academy League S1 LAN-finals
NIP has announced the signing of a youth squad coach Frederik "slap" Junbrant on their Twitter account. The agreement with the 28-year-old specialist is established for two years.
slap has been in the competitive Counter-Strike scene since 2011. He played for various Swedish tier-2 teams and became a coach in 2019. Prior to joining Young Ninjas, the coach worked with the Begrip roster.
The LAN-finals of WePlay Academy League Season 1 will be the first tournament for the youth NIP squad under the leadership of the new coach. It will be held in Kiev on August 27-29, and will feature four teams. fnatic Rising will be the first opponent of the "Ninjas".
Current Young Ninjas lineup:
Erik "ztr" Gustafsson
Anton "Sapec" Palmgren
Linus "nilo" Bergman
Love "phzy" Smidebrant
Kalle "Ro1f" Johansson
Fredrik "slap" Junbrant (coach)