MIBR has finalized their roster by signing André “drop” Abreu and Rafael “saffee” Costa, who have been beforehand a part of FURIA.
The announcement was made on Twitter. This transfer comes after MIBR determined to bench Matheus “Tuurtle” Anhaia and Henrique “HEN1” Teles, with drop and saffee taking their spots within the lively roster.
MIBR‘s head coach, Bruno “BIT” Fukuda Lima, expressed that signing drop and saffee was an important alternative available in the market that they couldn’t ignore. He believes that the duo will fulfill the staff’s wants each in-game and outdoors of the sport.
Saffee joins MIBR from FURIA following a disappointing 2023 season for all the staff. FURIA struggled to fulfill expectations and had a poor efficiency on the BLAST.television Paris Main Legends Stage, ending in final place. The event was notably difficult for them, as they struggled on the T aspect and failed to succeed in double-digit scores on any map, highlighting their lackluster kind.
All through 2023, saffee had a ranking of 1.03, inserting him in the course of the pack amongst his staff. Attributable to FURIA reportedly securing the signing of Gabriel “FalleN” Toledo, the group determined to let saffee go, and he’ll now be taking up the AWP position from HEN1 at MIBR.
Drop had a tough 2023 season with FURIA, struggling to search out his kind and reaching the bottom common ranking on the staff at 0.89. Regardless of initially becoming a member of FURIA as a promising graduate from their academy in August 2021, drop was unable to persistently carry out on the stage required to safe his place within the roster. As FURIA started rebuilding their staff, drop made approach for brand new additions.
After the adjustments, MIBR now:
- Raphael “exit” Lacerda
- Breno “brnz4n” Poletto
- Felipe “insani” Yuji
- Rafael “saffee” Costa
- André “drop” Abreu
- Bruno “BIT” Fukuda Lima (coach)
- Matheus “Tuurtle” Anhaia (benched)
- Henrique “HEN1” Teles (benched)