NiP have completed the signing of Björn “THREAT” Pers, who will step into the team as a coach.
When NiP first announced that they would be presenting their lineup until the end of the year, it was unclear whether the lineup would feature a sixth man as coach as well.
Aftonbladet managed to get a hold of the full lineup, which eventually came true, as only Aleksi “allu” Jalli was replaced on the team by Winterfox’s former player, Jacob “pyth” Mourujärvi.
The move was met with disagreement mostly, both on the community’s part, as well as experts’, who noted that none of NiP’s issues in the past year have been fixed with such a change.
THREAT to coach NiP
It was not a complete lineup after all, as we can see Björn “THREAT” Pers come into the roster to coach the mostly-unchanged NiP lineup.
The Swede tried to break into the professional scene in CS:GO with a lineup signed by Team Acer which also featured Frej “kHRYSTAL” Sjöström and Christian “Spitfire” Schiölde. After less than three months the lineup disbanded due to Pers moving toJapan for studies.
The veteran has had his fair share of success in Counter-Strike 1.6, where he represented teams like fnatic and Lemondogs and was widely regarded to be one of the greatest minds of modern CS.
NiP’s lineup is thus following:
Adam “friberg” Friberg
Richard “Xizt” Landström
Jacob “pyth” Mourujärvi
Patrik “f0rest” Lindberg
Christopher “GeT_RiGhT” Alesund
Björn “THREAT” Pers (coach)