Sharks sign pancc
The news brings the count to four active players, with reports suggesting that another signing is on the horizon.
Sharks have completed the signing of Fillipe "pancc" Martins from W7M, the Portuguese organisation announced on Tuesday. The 22-year-old will fill one of the two holes in the Brazilian squad following the benching of Luca "Luken" Nadotti and the departure of Mateus "supLexN1" Miranda.
pancc won a number of domestic titles during his two-and-a-half-year tenure with W7M, most notably ESL LA League Season 4 and Clutch Season 2. In January 2019, he stepped in for Luminosity at iBUYPOWER Masters in Los Angeles, where he replaced Ricardo "boltz" Prass due to visa issues.
He will join Sharks' core trio of Raphael "exit" Lacerda, Jhonatan "jnt" Silva and Leonardo "leo_drk" Oliveira, who have all been on the organisation's books for several years. The latter is currently in Serbia competing for MIBR on a short-term loan deal that covers the team's next two tournaments, BLAST Premier Fall Series and Flashpoint 2.
According to a recent report by Draft5, Sharks are also lining up a move for Lucas "Lucaozy" Neves, who has been with DETONA since August 2019. Three months after his arrival, he helped DETONA to win the OMEN Atlantic Challenge — his only title with the team to date.
Luca "Luken" Nadotti (benched)
Hélder "coachi" Sancho (coach)