Following the British team's success in the recent regional qualifiers for League of Legends, Misfits has acquired the roster for stifsiM Gaming, with the team rebranded Misfits Academy and ready to compete in this year's ESL Premiership. According to the announcement, the newly-acquired roster includes the following players:
Jordan "Shikari" Pointon
Mo "Afflict" Chinoune
Joran "Special" Scheffer
Lars "Chrisberg" Christiansen
Tom "Prosfair" Wills
Team manager Joe "InnerFlame" El-Ouassi had a few words to say as part of the announcement, explaining that he's "extremely excited to be announcing the revitalisation of Misfits Academy," adding that they "have high expectations for this fantastic bunch of gentlemen and are looking forward to seeing their growth."
The team's first game is tonight (Tuesday, February 6) at 7pm, where Misfits Academy will take on nerdRage. You can watch the action from the ESL UK Premiership match by heading here.