Björn “THREAT” Pers will join Ninjas In Pyjamas as a second coach alongside Faruk “pita” Pita. The Swedish tactician previously had two years tenure with NiP between 2016-2018, winning tournaments such as StarSeries Season 2 Finals and IEM Oakland 2016 and 2017. He stepped down at the start of 2018 to “pursue other things in life” when pita came in as his replacement.
The two coaches will be working together, THREAT is set to focus on the tactical side of the game. pita added he has “long been looking” for a person to join him in the coaching department. THREAT’s set to be working “from a distance” while pita will be the on-field point person.
Faruk “Pita” Pita:
NiP are now:
- Patrik “f0rest” Lindberg
- Fredrik “REZ” Sterner
- Jonas “Lekr0” Olofsson
- Nicolas “Plopski” Gonzalez Zamora
- Simon “twist” Eliasson
- Faruk “pita” Pita (coach)
- Björn “THREAT” Pers (coach)
After their first ESL Pro League group stage and qualifying for ECS Season 8 Finals, NiP will be set out for Turkey, where they will be competing at StarSeries i-League Season 8 between October 21-28.