Imperial sign hAdji, pounh

MIRAA
August 5th, 2018 20:00

Imperial have completed the signings of Ali "hAdji" Haïnouss and Eimantas "pounh" Lazickas, the UK-based organisation have announced.

The pair join Imperial on a permanent basis after filling in for the team in online competitions as replacements for benched duo Kevin "kRYSTAL" Amend and Jesper "TENZKI" Plougmann.

The announcement was made minutes after Imperial lost to Fragsters in the grand final of the European closed qualifier for StarSeries i-League Season 6.

The team had initially trialled Nikola "Lobanjica" Mijomanović instead of hAdji but ultimately decided against keeping the outspoken Montenegrin to "protect the organization and, more importantly, our sponsors", according to a statement issued by Imperial.

hAdji signs for Imperial after standing in for the team

pounh, 21, has played for teams such as Playing Ducks, 1337HUANIA and VwS, helping the latter to a third-place finish at the CIS Minor leading to ELEAGUE Major Atlanta with a 1.27 rating.

hAdji is mostly known for his brief period with Envy' main team, with whom he attended several international events earlier this year, including the WESG World Finals and DreamHack Masters Marseille. He was last seen playing for LeftOut at the Europe Minor, where the team finished 7th-8th.

Imperial did not comment on the future of kRYSTAL and TENZKI, with the German AWPer currently linked with a move to North American side Ghost, who are down to just four players after parting ways with Matt "Pollo" Wilson.

With these changes, Imperial now have:

Lithuania Žygimantas "nukkye" Chmieliauskas
Lithuania Rokas "EspiranTo" Milasauskas
Serbia Nemanja "nexa" Isaković
Lithuania Eimantas "pounh" Lazickas
France Ali "hAdji" Haïnouss

Ireland Neil "NeiL_M" Murphy (coach)

Germany Kevin "kRYSTAL" Amend (benched)
Denmark Jesper "TENZKI" Plougmann (benched)

United States Matt 'Pollo' Wilson
Matt 'Pollo' Wilson
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.98
Maps played:
266
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.71
APR:
0.15
Ireland Neil 'NeiL_M' Murphy
Neil 'NeiL_M' Murphy
Age:
28
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.77
Maps played:
16
KPR:
0.53
DPR:
0.73
APR:
0.16
Denmark Jesper 'TENZKI' Plougmann
Jesper 'TENZKI' Plougmann
Age:
24
Rating 1.0:
1.01
Maps played:
894
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.14
Montenegro Nikola 'Lobanjica' Mijomanović
Nikola 'Lobanjica' Mijomanović
Age:
29
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
40
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.73
APR:
0.14
Lithuania Eimantas 'pounh' Lazickas
Eimantas 'pounh' Lazickas
Age:
21
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.01
Maps played:
316
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.13
Lithuania Žygimantas 'nukkye' Chmieliauskas
Žygimantas 'nukkye' Chmieliauskas
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
291
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.62
APR:
0.11
Serbia Nemanja 'nexa' Isaković
Nemanja 'nexa' Isaković
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.08
Maps played:
510
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.14
Germany Kevin 'kRYSTAL' Amend
Kevin 'kRYSTAL' Amend
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.95
Maps played:
1203
KPR:
0.64
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
France Ali 'hAdji' Haïnouss
Ali 'hAdji' Haïnouss
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
413
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
Lithuania Rokas 'EspiranTo' Milasauskas
Rokas 'EspiranTo' Milasauskas
Age:
17
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.13
Maps played:
414
KPR:
0.79
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.11
#1
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Moldova OptimusBlyad 
nice lmao
2018-08-05 20:02
#10
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Germany DrachenRainer 
i'd suggest the addition of Rainer 'Drachenlord' Winkler
2018-08-05 20:05
xd
2018-08-05 20:04
meddl leute.
2018-08-05 20:14
I know the guy is absolute mongloid but dont you think trolls went too far?
2018-08-05 21:50
Of course they went too far. But then again, the mighty Drachenlord went too far aswell from. This obviously does not justify everything the trolls did (and still do).
2018-08-06 07:15
Yeah, though the trolls act like total mongloids themselves. It completely obvious that he is not the most mentally stable person, yet they provoke the shit out of him, he has a mental breakdown and then they‘re like: oh we didn‘t do anything Also, many of these ‚trolls‘ aren‘t really trolling but just straight up hate him
2018-08-06 11:32
These people are human trash man...
2018-08-06 22:36
Bissl aufm server rumwerkln und rumwusln
2018-08-05 22:34
hitlerparody.wikia.com/wiki/Drachenlord this guy? a heavy metal dickhead? sadly the theme song doesn't play.
2018-08-06 00:13
am 20.8 wird die schimmelschanze vom ogerlord gestürmt !
2018-08-06 02:29
hadji sucks D
2018-08-05 20:04
#30
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India swast1k36 
Don Hadji
2018-08-05 20:06
#33
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France FabulousM 
HaDjI sUcKs D gnueh gneuh
2018-08-05 20:08
Expected from baitzera
2018-08-06 01:30
Good luck
2018-08-06 04:05
#2
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Finland Stamppi 
omegalul
2018-08-05 20:02
nice lose vs fragsters, from 0-7 to 8-7, win pistol and still lose
2018-08-05 20:08
#72
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Spain N0Love 
Mibr style
2018-08-05 22:00
#86
flusha | 
Europe danjoft 
+1
2018-08-06 00:28
We dont have 7-0 leads usually
2018-08-06 11:09
#151
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Belgium azertyuio 
Yeah, Brazilians are more used to being leaded 7-1 haha I'm joking btw
2018-08-06 21:32
#100
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Russia TheMegaPro 
-£3000 gbp, thx to imperial
2018-08-06 02:31
Not thanks to imperial, but thanks to you being an idiot.
2018-08-06 14:09
Hadji ok
2018-08-05 20:02
#4
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Russia skipster 
Nice
2018-08-05 20:02
#5
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Austria S3nsey 
expected
2018-08-05 20:02
Omegalul
2018-08-05 20:03
#7
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Lithuania andy_ 
EXPECTED
2018-08-05 20:03
#8
s1 | 
Armenia gr1nch 
rip lobjanika
2018-08-05 20:03
#9
flusha | 
Lithuania jiffoe 
if they say so
2018-08-05 20:03
gl gl
2018-08-05 20:03
xd
2018-08-05 20:04
#13
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Brazil faze_0major 
wtf
2018-08-05 20:04
#14
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Netherlands Slashable 
expected
2018-08-05 20:04
#15
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Brazil EWRO 
bad timing
2018-08-05 20:04
#18
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Europe xaxzera 
rip imperial
2018-08-05 20:04
pounh bot
2018-08-05 20:04
#24
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Lithuania SiK_ 
>pounh bot >fan of s1mple pick one
2018-08-05 20:04
pounh bot - fact s1mple god - fact, so stfu. he is a ruiner in many games
2018-08-05 20:05
#97
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Libya Eruptor 
>s1mple god >fan of s1mple Ez glory hunter. Could be identified as a fakeflagger, if you had better English
2018-08-06 02:07
ya ebal vash ebaniy angliskiy po fakty. sanya bog , pounh dolboeb po fakty tak shto zakroy ebalo
2018-08-06 10:36
#110
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Libya Eruptor 
NT vodka
2018-08-06 11:07
Idi nahuy dolboeb likvidnuy
2018-08-06 11:25
pick two lol
2018-08-05 20:12
#20
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Lithuania SiK_ 
EZ KATKAAAA
2018-08-05 20:04
Congrats
2018-08-05 20:04
#22
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Belgium jorneiro 
Expected
2018-08-05 20:04
#23
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Israel raaVz 
nice
2018-08-05 20:04
#25
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France StickyRice 
GOD hAdji GL Imperial, so bad you threw super hard vs Fragsters, Starladder would have been a GREAT LAN to be in
2018-08-05 20:05
#74
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Spain N0Love 
Indeed
2018-08-05 22:01
#26
dycha | 
Brunei S4jko 
Expected
2018-08-05 20:05
#27
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Europe ItsAvenn 
Tenzki :(
2018-08-05 20:05
#91
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United States burzeus 
experienced player, north should sign him, he was a good support player in dignitas :(
2018-08-06 01:38
#116
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Europe ItsAvenn 
of course, i like tenzki <3
2018-08-06 11:41
Gl hadji
2018-08-05 20:05
#31
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Germany VeryFlaMezGuy 
every gold nova inmm > pounh xddd
2018-08-05 20:06
#48
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Paraguay HighAlching 
0/8
2018-08-05 20:25
Well he is better than you for sure. So every silver > you
2018-08-05 20:41
#63
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Germany VeryFlaMezGuy 
would play in imperial as well if i would suck espirantos dick
2018-08-05 20:44
Just accept every silver > you
2018-08-05 23:41
ur actually right xd
2018-08-06 01:37
#139
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Lithuania aisTISsS 
Lmao he isnt even that bad, he was god like vs sprout, u just dont like him cuz he came from nowhere, cry is free.
2018-08-06 15:08
nope i dont like him cuz he is just in this team cuz he sucks espis cock and better players like krystal, loba or tenzki are the loosers but the team will fall apart anyways after 2 weeks because espi is a dickhead
2018-08-06 15:43
#146
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Lithuania aisTISsS 
I mean i like loba but he isnt better then pounh. Pounh played pretty good, okay hes espi's friend and ????? Krystal isnt better as player, as igl yes. Pounh will get even better cuz he is playing vs better teams then he were.
2018-08-06 16:44
#32
woxic | 
Portugal AG8 
very noice
2018-08-05 20:08
#35
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Russia AlexMove 
gg
2018-08-05 20:08
expected
2018-08-05 20:09
#38
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China NoAWPNoBrain 
- hadji + frozen
2018-08-05 20:09
#62
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United States PapaOllie2x 
- Pounh + Frozen would be better
2018-08-05 20:41
#39
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United Kingdom cowbunga 
EZ FOR GOD HADJI
2018-08-05 20:09
#40
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Kazakhstan Cotn 
No way, pounh just ruined imperial's spot at starseries ffs
2018-08-05 20:10
WHY
2018-08-05 20:39
#41
shox | 
Vietnam buai 
hAdji deserved it
2018-08-05 20:11
#42
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Other VladimirLucas 
imperial tier 1
2018-08-05 20:11
no loba no major victories
2018-08-05 20:11
Rip pollo
2018-08-05 20:15
Don hAdji. I'm glad to see this move, I think this will be a good move for the team and a step forwards for them, even if they lost to Fragsters today they show they have incredible potential working together so far
2018-08-05 20:15
#49
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Lithuania HitHite 
*Skanduoja* Kas laimės ? Kas laimės? ŽAL.. Tai yra IMPERIAL
2018-08-05 20:27
hahaxa Imperial = Vilnius - Kaunas - Siauliai
2018-08-05 20:31
#50
fnx | 
Portugal lovessd 
hadjigod nice add
2018-08-05 20:28
#51
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Singapore SashaTr1ceps 
ImperiaL good aimers but their teamplay sucks....
2018-08-05 20:29
#53
SlooKy | 
Belarus bys3l2k 
italy coach, rip Imperial
2018-08-05 20:31
#59
Myanmar xdcc 
he already knows italy flag.
2018-08-05 20:41
#76
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Spain N0Love 
Thats not Italy but ok nice
2018-08-05 22:10
#64
SlooKy | 
Belarus bys3l2k 
sry, Iclend
2018-08-05 21:02
#75
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Switzerland Dorlis 
Ireland*
2018-08-05 22:05
#80
SlooKy | 
Belarus bys3l2k 
ty
2018-08-05 22:45
Rip loba
2018-08-05 20:33
Pounh sucks but imperial want to make a lithuanian core
2018-08-05 20:33
#56
kRYSTAL | 
Canada aigisK 
good change
2018-08-05 20:38
#60
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United States PapaOllie2x 
Omg there is a guy named Tenzki who is not on a team who could replace Pounh
2018-08-05 20:41
#77
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Lithuania dozzah 
pounh > tenzki bruh
2018-08-05 22:24
flag checks out pounh is a nonamer tenzki has a career
2018-08-06 01:38
#96
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United States PapaOllie2x 
+1
2018-08-06 01:44
#93
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United States burzeus 
tenzki > pounh
2018-08-06 01:38
#95
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United States PapaOllie2x 
+1
2018-08-06 01:44
#94
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United States PapaOllie2x 
Pounh is shit just like your mouth
2018-08-06 01:43
#140
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Lithuania aisTISsS 
U hate him cuz he came from nowhere ? Hahaha he isnt even that bad lmao, btw cry is free
2018-08-06 15:11
#147
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United States PapaOllie2x 
hahah you are mad! I don't hate him he's not a known player and this team had so much potential and bringing in no names yes there is situations where they have potential but I don't see this working out! The team looked so strong also so many better options.
2018-08-06 20:33
#65
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Europe Spoonman20 
They signed them after losing to Fragsters xaxaxa
2018-08-05 21:11
#66
Carcass | 
Lithuania gekkoN 
Good luck
2018-08-05 21:13
nice timing
2018-08-05 21:24
"Wow Hadji is so underrated and nobody knows who pounh is!" Reddit
2018-08-05 21:33
#69
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Czech Republic Frostw3r 
Ryp frozen
2018-08-05 21:36
lost to fragsters xdddd
2018-08-05 21:39
#145
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Lithuania andy_ 
more like won against sprout, space soldiers and optic by 2-0
2018-08-06 16:08
#73
Nifty | 
United Kingdom Hende 
the snake gets his way...
2018-08-05 22:00
#78
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Poland Astoner55 
Anybody even noticed the kRYSTAL to Ghost part? XD
2018-08-05 22:29
He knows he will never play in major again so joining steel to earn some money. 200 IQ
2018-08-06 22:44
#83
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Netherlands Deji 
i wished hadji sticked with kio and ScreaM, but goodluck in imperial brother.
2018-08-05 23:55
#84
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Poland big_boy_69 
Nice! Hadji is extremely underrated, good luck in Imperial
2018-08-05 23:57
#87
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Serbia dekizh =DD 
UNLUKO LOBA
2018-08-06 00:41
Leftout now a dead team
2018-08-06 00:47
#98
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Malaysia byaIi 
EspiranTo gets his win
2018-08-06 02:18
-hadji -nexa +kalinka +kvik ez top 20 lithuanian team
2018-08-06 02:55
actually I think they would become worse if they made this move
2018-08-06 07:04
#112
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Lithuania andy_ 
+1
2018-08-06 11:22
#115
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Asia Mahathir62 
0/8
2018-08-06 11:36
#103
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Lithuania Paulius_CS 
hadji bring that 2014 french CS to Imperial
2018-08-06 06:46
#105
pronax | 
Russia Ducat 
now -nexa -hadji +kalinka +kvik
2018-08-06 07:05
pounwho
2018-08-06 10:09
#109
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Asia HikaruS 
Hadji = Nasa esport
2018-08-06 10:47
#141
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Lithuania aisTISsS 
So wait 1 europe spot at the event, and 2 spots in asia qualifier XDDDDD Actually wtf.
2018-08-06 15:17
#154
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Lithuania arres 
They will probably invite more european teams then asian
2018-08-06 23:18
#142
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United States SmokaDaWeEDs 
Ahh krystal on the bench right where he needs to be. Good move imperial. Finally thinking and shit.
2018-08-06 15:39
#144
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Lithuania andy_ 
+1
2018-08-06 16:07
good additions!
2018-08-06 20:34
they need zywoo
2018-08-06 20:48
#155
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Nepal Avhy 
Decent pick-ups.
2018-08-26 11:23
Stop it dirty shit
2018-08-26 11:23
#157
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Nepal Avhy 
Go away.
2018-08-26 11:23
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