ztr to replace hampus in NIP at IEM Dallas 2022
NIP have announced that the academy player Erik "ztr" Gustafsson will join the main team at IEM Dallas 2022 as a stand-in. The 18-year-old Swede will replace the in-game leader Hampus "hampus" Poser, who had to miss the tournament due to illness.
ztr has already had experience playing for the main NIP roster. Together with him, the Ninjas played the first half of last year, during which the biggest achievements were the 3-4th place at ESL Pro League Season 13 and 2nd place at Flashpoint Season 3.
As part of IEM Dallas 2022, which will be held from May 30 to June 5, NIP will play in Group B. The opponents of the Swedish team will be FURIA, Imperial, Liquid, Cloud9, BIG, Heroic and Complexity.
At IEM Dallas 2022, NIP will compete with the following lineup:
Fredrik "REZ" Sterner
Nicolas "Plopski" Gonzalez Zamora
Ludvig "Brollan" Brolin
Patrick "es3tag" Hansen
Erik "ztr" Gustafsson
Daniel "djL" Narancic (coach)