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MaLeK returns to Evil Geniuses as strategic CS:GO coach

French CS: go ahead Trainer Damien “Malek” Marcel stepped into the role of Strategic Trainer at Evil Geniuses today after spending nearly four months on the sidelines with his future uncertain.

MaLeK was hired as EG’s head coach in 2022, but was placed on the inactive roster in May after the team, then managed by Jake “Stewie2K” Yip, failed to qualify for the PGL Antwerp Major, the first to be sponsored by Valve. . event of the year. It was later revealed that maLeK and Stewie2K clashed with North American players during their time there, according to their former assistant coach Paolo “EVY” Berbudo.

Since maLeK’s departure, EG has gone through a lot of changes. Stewie2K has left the competition CS: go ahead And moving into a broadcast position within the organization, the organization signed rosters of former Party Astronauts and Carpe Diem to try to put together a “fluid” 15-man roster. athletic director counterattackAnd he revamped the main roster with the additions of Sanjar “neaLaN” İshakov, Jadan “HexT” Postma, and head coach Daniel Vorborg.

Now that maleK is back at EG, he will be working with all three men. CS: go ahead teams and the women’s team that plays under the North American organization. The French coach has a lot of experience counterattackHe also worked with Envy and most notably G2.

“I was gone for a second, but it helped me recharge and energize myself for my new adventure”, maLeK said. “I hope to do my best and help EG reach his potential. [I’m] I’m excited to try something new!”

The announcement of maLeK’s return comes just days before EG’s main roster debut in Season 16 of the ESL Pro League. The North Americans are in Group D with Cloud9, FURIA, Team Liquid, Movistar Riders and Eternal Fire. The matches will be played from September 21 to 25.

Source: Dot Esports


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