In efforts to build a dream team, Team Flash has announced the signing of two top FIFA players from Malaysia, Darren ‘RippedJean’ Gan and Aaron ‘J0k3r’ Gomez.
Both ‘RippedJean’ and ‘J0k3r’ have inked a one-year contract with Team Flash, starting July 2017.
“We are extremely excited to welcome Malaysia’s best talent to our organization – we have been keeping tabs on the FIFA scene in Malaysia and it was finally the right time to move in. RippedJean and J0k3r are a crucial part of our expansion plans.” said Terence Ting, founder of Team Flash.
“We believe FIFA will be the e-sport to watch next year, especially with EA stepping up support for the game on a global level. Investing in J0k3r and RippedJean makes sense for everyone long-term.”
Terence Ting also added that they hope to groom J0k3r and RippedJean into true stars to represent both Malaysia and Team Flash at an international level.
RippedJean and J0K3R will be making their Team Flash debut later this month at the EA Champions Cup Summer 2017 in Guangzhou, China.
The tournament will take place on 21st to 23rd July at the Poly World Trade Center Expo, and will have over 10 participating countries, to compete for a prize pool of over US$329,000 (RM1.4 million).
J0K3R, who will also be co-captaining the team in China, said that he is honoured be a part of Team Flash, which already a powerhouse in e-sports since 2010.
“I have been waiting for an opportunity like this to step up my game as a player and person. Together with Team Flash, it’s just a matter of time until we become the best team in Southeast Asia.”
Team Flash is now Wen Jun ‘hibidi’ Chiang, Darren ‘RippedJean’ Gan and Aaron ‘J0k3r’ Gomez.