Report: 00NATION and 9z swap AWPers

00NATION and 9z have traded their AWPers, Dust2 Brasil reports. Lucas "nqz" Soares joins the 00NATION roster while Santino "try" Rigal moves to 9z.

According to the source, the swap took place a few days ago and an official announcement is expected shortly. With that being said, it is not known whether financial compensation was included in the deal from either side.

nqz joined 00NATION despite interest from other clubs. Earlier, it was reported that the 17-year-old Brazilian, who was one of his squad's leaders at the last two Majors, attracted the attention of Fluxo.

try's move to 9z marks the return of the sniper to the team, where he played from 2020 to 2022 and established himself as one of the most promising esports athletes in South America. On the 00NATION roster, the Argentinian spent the entire past year and did not achieve any significant success.

If Dust2 Brasil's information is confirmed, 00NATION and 9z's lineups will look as follows:


 Bruno "latto" Rebelatto
 Eduardo "dumau" Wolkmer
 Epitácio "TACO" de Melo
 Marcelo "coldzera" David
 Lucas "nqz" Soares


 David "dav1d" Maldonado
 Franco "dgt" Garcia
 Maximilian "max" Gonzalez
 Nicolás "buda" Kramer
 Santino "try" Rigal