G2 Esports has formally launched its third all-women roster with the G2 Oya CS:GO staff, captained by reigning VALORANT Game Changers champion Julia “Juliano” Kiran, who returns to her “homeground” in Counter-Strike after almost two years away.
Juliano will staff up as soon as once more together with her longtime duo in Zainab “zAAz” Turkie on G2 Oya. The two spent years enjoying Counter-Strike collectively earlier than switching to VALORANT and signing with XSET in 2021. The duo finally made their option to G2, forming the unique G2 Gozen roster. And whereas zAAz was not on the energetic roster when the staff received the Game Changers Championship in 2022, she nonetheless celebrated on stage with the staff after their triumph.
The duo of Juliano and zAAz will probably be joined by a roster of younger expertise: Anastasiya “kr4sy” Khlobystina, Oleksandra “manka” Kruspe, and Aleksandra “kyossa” Tychanska. The group will “mainly compete in ESL Impact League” however will possible compete throughout numerous open qualifiers occasions as properly, in response to the org’s announcement. Jimmy “Jumpy” Berndtsson will coach the staff, having coached Fnatic and North up to now.
Alongside G2 Gozen and the G2’s all-women League of Legends staff G2 Hel, the all-women’s CS:GO roster competing as G2 Oya will characterize the group’s third all-women staff. The gamers at present have a spot within the ESL Impact League season three European division, having certified by way of the open qualifier below the identify WeRunThisPlace
How G2 Gozen will now handle the roster emptiness and the in-game management function on the VALORANT roster stays to be decided. The EMEA Game Changers collection is about to begin in April 2023.