One of the most promising Russian teams, Vega Squadron has completed their roster once more. The Counter-Strike:Global Offensive team was forced to say goodbye to two of their players due to conflicts in terms of practice as Nikolay 'mir' Bityukov and Sergey 'keshandr' Nikishin (benched/free for transfer) were both sined to the free to transfer status.
After adding Igor 'crush' Shevchenko from pro100, the managers have now signed free agent, Anton 'kibaken' Kolesnikov whom was last seen playing for forZe.
More to the story, Artem 'Fierce' Ivanov whom for the past weeks acted as a playing coach will from now take his old role back.
The announcement was made on the official website of the team where kibaken wrote:
"I am very glad to come back after such a long inactive period. I can't wait to see “sharks" future, because I know these guys and we have a good idea of what to expect from each other."
At the same time, sports director of the team Georgy 'drAmer' Faleev, stated:
"Our fifth player will be the well-known kibaken. Anton has been practicing together with the guys for more than 2 weeks already and got along well both ingame and outside. Today all the players are gathering for a lengthy bootcamp - the place where the intensive teambuilding begins."
With this, Vega Squadron now has:
- Leonid 'chopper' Vishnyakov
- Pavel 'hutji' Lashkov
- Anton 'kibaken' Kolesnikov
- Dmitriy 'jR' Chervak (C)
- Igor 'crush' Shevchenko
- Nikolay 'mir' Bityukov (benched/free for transfer)
- Sergey 'keshandr' Nikishin (benched/free for transfer)
- Artem 'Fierce' Ivanov (stand-in and coach)