NAVI unveil updated roster with Aleksib, jL and iM
Ukrainian club NAVI officially announced the updated roster via their social media accounts. It includes Aleksi "Aleksib" Virolainen, Justinas "jL" Lekavicius and Mihai "iM" Ivan.
Also, the Black-and-Yellow bid farewell to Andrii "npl" Kukharskyi, Denis "electroNic" Sharipov and Ilya "Perfecto" Zalutskiy. As a result of these changes, NAVI will switch to English in communication.
Aleksib previously competed for NIP, but departed the starting five in mid-June. In turn, Lekavicius is most famous for his stints with Apeks, while Ivan became a star player competing for GamerLegion.
The nearest tournament for NAVI will be BLAST Premier Fall Groups 2023, which will play out from July 13 to 23 in a studio format in Copenhagen. In addition, the Black-and-Yellow will play a showmatch against Vitality, which is scheduled for July 8.
Current NAVI's lineup looks as follows:
Oleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev
Valeriy "b1t" Vakhovskiy
Justinas "jL" Lekavicius
Mihai "iM" Ivan
Aleksi "Aleksib" Virolainen
Andrey "B1ad3" Gorodenskiy (coach)