MartinezSa departs Movistar Riders amid rumors of moving to 9z

AWPer Antonio "MartinezSa" Martinez is no longer a part of Movistar Riders. The Spanish club announced this via its Twitter account.

MartinezSa is expected to continue his career at 9z. According to, the Argentine club acquired the player to replace Santino "try" Rigal, who previously went inactivity due to health issues.

Over the year, together with Martinez, Movistar Riders has achieved some success. In April, the team won ESL Challenger Melbourne 2023, after which they finished top 8 at ESL Pro League Season 18 and Roobet Cup 2023.

The club's management needs to decide on a new player in the coming days, since the team has matches scheduled for the ESL Challenger League Season 46 playoffs. According to the recent rumors, the vacant position will be filled by FTW's Renato "stadodo" Gonçalves.

 Movistar Riders' current lineup is:

Alejandro "⁠mopoz⁠" Fernández-Quejo Cano
Tiago "⁠JUST⁠" Moura
Adam "⁠adamS⁠" Marian
David "⁠dav1g⁠" Granado Bermudo

Galder "⁠bladE⁠" Barcena (coach)