Unhealthy Information Eagles have confirmed that two-time CS:GO Main winner Jonatan ‘Devilwalk’ Lundberg is the group’s new head coach.
The information comes as little shock as Devilwalk had been noticed in Unhealthy Information Eagles’ observe server a number of occasions previously six weeks.
The Swedish coach will fill the slot left vacant by Klesti ‘stikle-’ Kola, who left the group firstly of December, citing “totally different visions and aspirations for the way forward for the group”. Stikle- additionally famous that he needed to take a while off to get his well being so as after a nerve-racking yr.
Devilwalk brings in a wealth of expertise to Unhealthy Information Eagles, an unsigned group that defied all expectations by reaching the Legends Stage of the final two Majors. At IEM Rio, they managed to knock out then-reigning Main champions FaZe earlier than dropping to NAVI in an elimination match, bowing out of the event in Thirteenth-14th place.
Devilwalk joins Unhealthy Information Eagles
A former CS:GO professional, Devilwalk is the one particular person to have received a CS:GO Main as a participant (DreamHack Winter 2013) and as a coach (ESL One: Katowice 2015). On each events, he represented fnatic.
“Becoming a member of BNE is one thing I believed lengthy and laborious about,” he informed Dexerto. “We don’t have a corporation, I’ve been on this place earlier than and it’s not simple to keep up the motivation to maintain bettering, however via all of it they’ve stored going ahead and dealing laborious.
“This actually makes me need to be with him and be part of them on this journey, in opposition to all odds. Once I first spoke to them at Elisa Masters, we talked about CS philosophy and what they had been lacking. Listening to them, I immediately felt that I’d be a very good match. I believe the potential outweighs fee at this level and that I’d remorse it if I selected cash over my beliefs. That’s why I selected BNE over anybody else.”
Presently ranked seventeenth on this planet, in response to HLTV.org, Unhealthy Information Eagles will likely be collaborating in ESL Challenger League Season 44 earlier than the qualifying course of for the BLAST.television Paris Main begins.
Esports host James Banks, who helps the gamers discover a corporation, lately rejected rumors linking the group with GODSENT, who introduced on January 13 their return to CS:GO with an all-Swedish lineup.