t0ks steps down; havoK back in Risky
Abdullah "t0ks" El Ghafari released a statement last night in which he announced he will hang his mouse up and retire from competitive gaming. To replace him will be former Risky player Love "havoK" Paras.
Risky have been struggling in an underdeveloped region, and were last seen just failing to qualify for the $50,000 ZEN League after coming in runners-up in both the East Asia and Last Chance qualifiers. Now, they will have to focus on the next Asia Minor qualifier, their next chance to play the biggest teams on the continent.
havoK will be active once again
A little bit over half a year since joining the team in Abdulaziz "Nami" Al-Hammadi’s stead, Abdullah "t0ks" Al-Ghafari will be stepping down in order to prioritize other obligations in life, as the prospects of becoming a full-time professional in UAE are slim. You can read his statement, here.
To replace him will be Love "havoK" Paras, who stepped down from the team in late November, when he gave a similar explanation as to why he was stepping down. After some time on the sideline, havoK tweeted he is now back on the active roster, and how he thinks this will be Risky’s year.
Risky's lineup now consists of: