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London Spitfire has announced its full roster along with its team of coaches and managers for Overwatch League 2020.
Taking on the tank role in the upcoming Overwatch League season will be Sewon “Bernar” Shin, Geonhee “Clestyn” Cho, Jihun “Jihun” Kim, and Daehan “JMac” Choi. Meanwhile, the London Spitfire’s DPS players will be Hyeon Wook “Although” Jung, Sangjun “Babel” Park, GilSeong “Glister” Lim, and Dongjae Schwi Lee. Finally, support players on the roster include Younghoon “Krillin” Jeong, Sunghyeok “Highly” Lee, Taehoon “Fuze” Kim, and Gyumin “SanGuiNar” Lim.
The team’s head coach will be Chul-Yong “Agape” Hong, who helped his team take home the gold in the Overwatch League Inaugural Season Playoffs back in 2018.
“We have a lot of new talent this season and we’re already seeing so many things starting to come together for this roster,” Agape said. “We’re looking forward to kicking the season off against NYXL in New York and even more excited to bring the Overwatch League home to London during the homestands.”
Sunghoon “awesomeguy” Kim, Youngbin “Twinkl” Lim, and Hyeonsang “Pavane” Yu are the assistant coaches, and Jihun “Hoonmaru” Lee is assistant manager.
London Spitfire homestand games
The London Spitfire will have two homestand games this year, where its players will compete against other Overwatch League teams in front of fans. As of now, the first homestand game is scheduled to take place between March 28 and 29. The team will be duking it out against the Paris Eternal and the Toronto Defiant at the SSE Arena.
The second homestand game is scheduled to take place between June 6 and 7 in Birmingham, where the players will be taking on the San Francisco Shock and the Los Angeles Gladiators.
Seunghwan “Robin” Lee, who is the London Spitfire’s general manager, is also excited about these upcoming matches. “Everyone here can’t wait to get to London and put on a show for the hometown fans,” he said.
Robin added that the fans have supported the team for two years now, and the team is ready to make its fans proud of them all year long. Overwatch fans can get tickets to these games over at the spitfire.gg homestand ticketing page.
Amy Chen is an esports journalist and enthusiast who specializes in in-depth interviews and breaking news. A University of Toronto and Humber College graduate, she is passionate about building up the Canadian esports industry. Her current favorite games are Hearthstone and Heroes of the Storm, and she has always had a soft spot for World of Warcraft!