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)