Swedish organization Ninjas In Pyjamas Ninjas In Pyjamas Europe Rank #17 has announced eMIL as the team's new coach just prior to their opening match against G2 Esports in the Blast Twitch Invitational tournament.
Initially known in Europe for his Overwatch career as a player, eMIL transitioned into a coaching role in Valorant upon the game's release. He was a key contributor to FABRIKEN FABRIKEN Inactive 's early dominance and helped the team achieve impressive results at the Vitality European Open and Rise of Titans. The original FABRIKEN roster then split, three of the players departing to FunPlus PhoeniX while eMIL joined FABRIKEN.
His stint with bonk bonk Inactive ended with a second place finish in LVL CLash 2 after a loss to G2 Esports in the finals. He now joins NiP, a team hungry for a victory after many top four Ignition Series finishes.
The team is currently competing in the BLAST Twitch Invitational, the last European Ignition Series event, alongside powerhouses G2 Esports G2 Esports Europe Rank #5 , FunPlus Phoenix FunPlus Phoenix Europe Rank #13 , and Team Liquid Team Liquid Europe Rank #4 .