FlipSid3 announce ZA Academy

stich
January 19th, 2015 19:32

FlipSid3 Tactics move into South African waters by announcing the signing of a new team in the region.

FlipSid3 Tactics, an organisation which already fields a European team and which has long been a familiar sight in the CS scene, has announced the signing of a South African team.

More specifically, the team will be playing under the "Counter-Strike Academy" brand name, which is dedicated to helping new players improve their game.

The F3.ZA Academy lineup is now officially:

South Africa Jaun "Zeo" Nieuwoudt
South Africa Matthew "dffiaNt" Morris
South Africa Connor "KING" Laming
South Africa Jean "kustoM" Herbst
South Africa Stefan "Nefan" Smit

Of note is the composition of FlipSid3's South African team. Composed of two players from the old nAv lineup and three players from In-Finity, the new FlipSid3 team is a joint venture of South Africa's highest tier of players.

Fredrik "Fortizio," the founder of the FlipSid3 Counter-Strike Academy, added his statement on the acquisition:

"I am very happy with this addition to the organization. Having a team for our ‘Counter-Strike Academy’ is very nice and I believe that they will fit right in.  The idea with Flipside Tactics Counter-Strike: Academy was to help people to become better at the game that we all love while having fun. With these guys under our wings, I believe that it will be a great thing for both the Academy, Flipside and the players in question."

Of the two teams which comprise the new Flipsid3 lineup, In-Finity have been slightly more prevalent on the South African scene, making it to the finals of the Telkom Gaming CS:GO Championship. They lost to Bravado, who are well known as the team which attended DreamHack Winter 2014.

nAv were last seen in November 2014 in the grand final of the Orena LifeChild Invitational, ultimately losing there 3-1 to another South African team, eNergy.

Somewhat confusingly, the nAv organisation name was then used by the three players from In-Finity in The Logitech Invitational in December, where the old players from In-Finity managed to beat Bravado but lost to eNergy in the end as well.

South Africa Jaun 'Zeo' Nieuwoudt
Jaun 'Zeo' Nieuwoudt
Age:
27
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.94
Maps played:
48
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.76
APR:
0.14
South Africa Matthew 'dffiaNt' Morris
Matthew 'dffiaNt' Morris
Age:
24
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.91
Maps played:
15
KPR:
0.66
DPR:
0.76
APR:
0.16
South Africa Jean 'kustoM' Herbst
Jean 'kustoM' Herbst
Age:
28
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
72
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.13
nice
2015-01-19 19:32
nice indeed
2015-01-19 19:35
Y3s quite... in b4 south afric best in world
2015-01-19 19:37
they are white i think
2015-01-19 19:58
lol
2015-01-19 20:00
yup white skin but african
2015-01-21 12:59
#123
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Germany eXfckn0 
expected
2015-01-19 22:45
This is amazing. Go africa!
2015-01-19 19:33
#7
Spain Ayrr 
not expected, gj and gl
2015-01-19 19:33
#8
SpawN | 
Europe An0n0n 
Flipsid3 ZAUT AFRIKA?
2015-01-19 19:33
For what?
2015-01-19 19:34
:o That's awesome
2015-01-19 19:35
Is that awesome ? :o
2015-01-19 20:32
south africa?, ez 400 ping
2015-01-19 19:36
#59
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Europe midi 
ty based toffeltat 150 ping > 400 anytime
2015-01-19 19:51
#101
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South Africa FadeyGames 
For most South Africans its normally a 160-220 ping to most European Countries :D
2015-01-19 20:36
no biggie
2015-01-19 20:39
cool
2015-01-19 19:36
top 100 GL! (please no deleterino my posterinos based mods)
2015-01-19 19:37
future top players
2015-01-19 19:40
not expected
2015-01-19 19:40
zeo>neo
2015-01-19 19:41
#35
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South Africa Nefan 
Thanks for the opportunity and good comments !
2015-01-19 19:42
I wish the 5 of you luck. Show us your magic and you'll get the support :-)
2015-01-19 19:44
GL
2015-01-19 19:46
Good luck :)
2015-01-19 19:46
Comments are standard for news outside of EU & NA :D
2015-01-19 19:46
haha so true, everything to do with CS growing outside of NA/EU = nice.
2015-01-19 20:12
No problem
2015-01-19 19:47
seriously, what is your ping to eu servers ? btw good luck
2015-01-19 19:52
gl man :D
2015-01-19 20:09
Glgl Nefan. Glad to see you in a team with Zeo. Top 1 SA. Rekstorm incoming. It's a shame I still rek you in pickups From Danwow :3
2015-01-19 20:10
#102
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South Africa FadeyGames 
Goodluck man, and thanks for the tips :D
2015-01-19 20:37
no sonic?
2015-01-19 19:45
#43
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South Africa Nefan 
Sonic joined Energy
2015-01-19 19:45
#56
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Argentina ccritical 
gl boys
2015-01-19 19:49
Sonic is in eNergy..
2015-01-19 19:48
???
2015-01-19 19:45
niceeee
2015-01-19 19:45
#45
Denmark :~ 
n1 GL!
2015-01-19 19:46
expected
2015-01-19 19:47
wow very nice flipside
2015-01-19 19:47
Gl!
2015-01-19 19:49
Ez Bravado
2015-01-19 19:50
#64
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Hungary bodito 
Nice initiative :D
2015-01-19 19:53
xdddd shox can add a new 16-0 to his list? First HR, then online bots and now this?
2015-01-19 19:53
interesting
2015-01-19 19:53
"highest tier" yet not 1 person from Bravado or eNergy. the teams that these players get rekt by. l o l
2015-01-19 19:53
#72
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South Africa Nefan 
Hello. I am ex-Energy captain.
2015-01-19 19:55
Nefan and Zeo are possibly the beat pair in SA..
2015-01-19 20:11
u dont know much.
2015-01-19 21:21
gl
2015-01-19 19:54
Cool story bro! All of em' sound like white guys tho. Would be cool with more minorities (white people might be in the minority in SA, I dunno :S) in the game, and females.
2015-01-19 19:56
sweden pls
2015-01-19 20:17
nice with academy teamz, gl guyz!
2015-01-19 20:01
Connor "KING" Laming Laming? seriously? :D
2015-01-19 20:03
Well I like my name..
2015-01-19 20:28
no offense, ofc :D
2015-01-19 23:34
:)
2015-01-20 17:52
Wow. Didn't expect this. GL lads.
2015-01-19 20:08
ZA team made the headlines, too. Gratz
2015-01-19 20:32
Cool stuff, enjoy :)
2015-01-19 20:14
#91
South Africa xin. 
Great stuff guys , good luck ^^
2015-01-19 20:20
#92
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Belarus ALBiNh0 
expected
2015-01-19 20:22
gl hf!
2015-01-19 20:30
Oh my god, a fanboy of me jesus christ
2015-01-19 20:34
next tier 1 team
2015-01-19 20:34
nice step
2015-01-19 20:39
nice!
2015-01-19 20:43
n1
2015-01-19 21:18
I like it :D n1
2015-01-19 21:22
That looks promising gl
2015-01-19 21:23
nice gl hf
2015-01-19 21:29
Awesome news for the SA scene, goodluck guys :)
2015-01-19 21:33
yee finally. Waited so long for this. Gl south africa, my 2nd country:) love u
2015-01-19 21:54
why so much hype for silver team?omg..
2015-01-19 21:55
#117
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Russia Shokflow 
why not, nice!
2015-01-19 21:59
Welcome guys. :)
2015-01-19 21:59
GL BOYS :D
2015-01-19 22:00
Aweh nice okes well done!!
2015-01-19 22:25
#121
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Hungary sprayK1NG 
"academy" for 24 yo ppl.... tought academy is for develop the next generation btw :DD kinda waste, but they do w/e they want..
2015-01-19 22:35
#125
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South Africa Nefan 
Because gaming is such a new and progressive discipline, do we really know what the average age of the professional gamer is going to be in said "next generation" ?
2015-01-19 23:59
gl guys
2015-01-20 01:56
DH South Africa please, I ll come for sure
2015-01-20 02:15
ez skins ez life
2015-01-20 02:35
cool shit
2015-01-20 02:52
Very fucking nice for SA Counter Strike. Gz!!
2015-01-20 06:53
Congrats guys :D stoked to see kustoM in there :)
2015-01-20 09:26
AK47 ebola skin
2015-01-20 09:43
AK47 Nazi skin
2015-01-20 13:13
I'm telling you, if Valve bring out a limited edition AK47 nazi, like 100 pieces, they'd be worth like 50k on marketplace . You could fund tourneys with a limited edition AK47 Nazi I guarantee it, volvo pls
2015-01-21 00:36
nice! keen to see how you will do in DGL, GL HF! :) p.s you will be participating right? :o
2015-01-20 15:51
Yes we will be :) We'll play every comp we can
2015-01-20 17:53
Hopefully you guys can spread some of the knowledge in some PUGs.
2015-01-23 08:57
Gl flip
2015-01-20 16:34
Nice initiative. Hope it works out, scene could do with more top-tier teams. Hope they will be paid enough to not go into the throwing-game.
2015-01-20 17:56
gl! always nice to see new teams
2015-01-20 18:06
In Brazil there is a "Games Academy", which partners with the Kabum-TD :D.
2015-01-20 18:19
EBOLAAA
2015-01-20 18:24
RETAAARD
2015-01-22 16:59
they will spread ebola confirmed
2015-01-20 18:30
US bombing u confirmed
2015-01-21 13:04
stfu muslim kiddo
2015-01-29 19:10
im actually atheist racist fuck tard
2015-01-29 23:19
Kids like you spread stupidity.. and i think that's a bigger problem.
2015-01-22 17:01
No Sonic no party? Anyhow.. gl guys.
2015-01-22 17:00
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