The two Danish Top teams, Team North and Heroic Gaming have exchanged players.
The report was launched the other week in a report by vpesports.com and today it was confirmed by the two parties.
The two exchanged Daniel 'mertz' Mertz and Nikolaj 'Niko' Kristensen, the move comes shortly after Heroic Gaming just two weeks ago announced the release of Ruben 'RUBINO' Villarroel and the addition of Asger 'AcillioN' Larsen.
The announcement was made by the two organization, regarding the release of mertz, North Director of eSports, Jonas 'whimp' Svendsen wrote:
"Daniel is a talented player, and stats shows that he knows how to wield the AWP. He is however still young and needs to grow even more in order to perform against the best teams in the World.
Today, in order to be a top player, you need not only excellent mechanical skills but there many other factors and aspects come into play as well."
While regrading his move to North, former Heroic rifler, Niko stated:
"Im happy to get to test myself in new surroundings and I simultaneously hope and wish the best for Heroic [...] On the other hand, it's a good thing for me to enter a new group.
North is one of the best teams in Denmark and a team with great ambitions. In that sense, it's not far from what I'm coming from but I'm excited about this new challenge."
With this in mind, the new rosters for the two are as follow:
For Heroic Gaming:
- Patrick 'es3tag' Hansen
- Asger 'AcillioN' Larsen
- Daniel 'mertz' Mertz
- Adam 'friberg' Friberg
- Andreas 'MODDII' Fridh (player/coach)
While North now has:
- Mathias 'MSL' Lauridsen
- Philip 'aizy' Aistrup
- Valdemar Bjorn 'valde' Vangsa
- Markus 'kjaerbye' Kjaerbye
- Nikolaj 'Niko' Kristensen
- Alexander 'ave' Holdt (coach)