IEM Winter 2021, taking place five days after the quarterfinals, it all starts at 11order December onwards, where G2 Esports will face off against Ninjas in Pajamas (NIP).
While G2 has been among the strong contenders to win this tournament, their ace driver is Nikola “Niko” Kovač further proves how confident the team is feeling at the moment by saying “I don’t think NIP is a championship team, I think they lack a lot of experience” in an interview with Pley.
The 24-year-old not only released a general statement, but also explained why he thinks that way about the Swedish organization, while also revealing who is his favorite CS:GO player right now. from Sweden.
NiKo talks about why NIP isn’t his CS:GO team champion candidate
The two European teams will face each other in the second semi-final of the IEM Winter 2021 on the 11thorder December 2021. The quarterfinals of the PGL Major Stockholm 2021 is the last CS:GO tournament where the two teams have faced each other, resulting in two ’16-11′ wins over Inferno and Mirage over G2 Esports.
This time again, NiKo confidently secured a victory over NIP, a team he doesn’t consider a championship contender right now. The undisputed world number one gunman gave the following explanation for his statement,
NiKo further pointed out how the NIP is currently facing communication problems with the Swedish-Danish union. He thinks it will take some time to resolve this as communication is the most important aspect of the game.
On being the best team in the world, NiKo said that it definitely takes a while to become the best team. He also added that the upcoming game will be a great series against the NIP.
As for the best Swedish player in his opinion, NiKo thinks Hampus “hampus” Poser is the current best CS:GO player from Sweden due to him being a very consistent player who consistently gives out good stats while also creating a lot of space for the team.
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