Finn karrigan” Andersen has been benched by Astralis after months of the team underperforming.
Karrigan was the team’s in game leader, calling the shots and making all the important decisions. However ever since the Astralis organisation was formed by the five members of the team earlier this year, they have underperformed. This has lead to team coach Danny ‘zonic’ Srensen benching Karrigan for the foreseeable future.
Anton notaN” Pedersen will take karrigan’s place on the team for the time being, however there have been rumours that suggest Astralis are looking to bring on Lukas "gla1ve" Rossander as a full time player.
Finn ‘karrigan’ Andersen has been benched by Astralis’ coach Danny ‘zonic’ Srensen,” read the team’sstatement. His standin for the upcoming matches will be Anton ‘notaN’ Pedersen, formerly of ber n00bz and Geekunit. Anton has not participated in any ESEA leagues this season and is thus eligible to play in ESL Pro League Season 4.”
Karrigan seems to be taking it in good spirits. Tweeting the following video.
Im benched in astralis🎈 pic.twitter.com/VOgkvNBjh6
— karrigan (@karriganCSGO) October 11, 2016