Finnish esports organization ENCE has presented their CS:GO academy roster: five young players and a head coach.
ENCE has signed Paavo "podi" Heiskanen, Ville "myltsi" Vilkman, Henri "HENU" Ylilehto, Youssef "juissi" Adam, and Veeti "S1rva" Sirva.
The new team's head coach will be George "Whitey” White from the U.K.
"For several weeks we had the privilege to try out and interview some incredibly talented players. Throughout the tryouts, everyone displayed a great sense of team spirit. We had the pleasure of witnessing fantastic individual performances, but most importantly, all players showed a desire to be a part of the first-ever ENCE Academy team. In addition to the Finnish players, we also saw a plethora of talented international players.
Our academy team is now set, and I couldn't be happier. We're proud to start developing this team alongside George "Whitey” White and the whole organization. We want to offer our players the best possible growth environment to develop themselves towards the international playing field.
Again, I want to thank each and every player who participated in the tryouts for their incredible output – I'm sure each of you will go far if you keep putting in the work", Eemeli "Woomera" Ikonen, ENCE Academy Program Lead, said.
ENCE Academy team will debut in August at Assembly Summer CS:GO Pro Tournament.