hampus temporarily steps away from NIP roster due to personal circumstances

NIP have announced via Twitter that Hampus "hampus" Poser will temporarily be out of action. The absence of the Swedish player is due to his personal circumstances.

It is currently uncertain when Poser will rejoin the team. The club will provide further information on his return before the start of IEM Katowice 2023, scheduled to begin on January 31.

This news of hampus' temporary leave comes just hours before NIP's match against NAVI at BLAST Premier Spring Groups 2023. During the tournament, stepping in for the Ninjas will be Max "maxster" Jansson from the club's academy team.

The NIP – NAVI matchup is set to kick off at 17:00 MSK. The winners will take on G2 in the Group C grand final, while the losing team will face Astralis in the next stage of the event.

NIP's lineup for the remainder of BLAST Premier Spring Groups 2023 is as follows:

 Fredrik "⁠REZ⁠" Sterner
 Ludvig "⁠Brollan⁠" Brolin
 Aleksi "⁠Aleksib⁠" Virolainen
 Daniil "⁠headtr1ck⁠" Valitov
Max "maxster" Jansson

Origin: twitter.com