Malaysia’s FrostFire set to strengthen their roster as they acquire Andrew “bali” Joseph as a coach. Bali is a well known CS 1.6 and CS:GO player from Indonesia’s XcN Gaming.
After losing their star player to Singapore’s BOOT-d[S] earlier this year, the Malaysian org has struggled to see consistent results. Enter Andrew ‘bali’ Joseph. An ex-player from Indonesian CS:GO organizations such as Jakarta Juggernauts and Recca Esports, his experience for coaching is coupled with many years as a player. Bali was previously the coach for XcN from February 2018 until May 2019.
Joining FrostFire as a coach, Joseph reunites with former teammate Ashraf “acAp” Firdaus whom he previously coached under team Aerowolf.
When asked about his opinion on FrostFire’s current condition, bali said: “We are still in the process to figure out who will be the dedicated sniper role. Our target is to be a top three team in Asia.”
In addition, in a Facebook post on the official FrostFire page the Indonesian commented on his enthusiasm in joining the team:
“I am excited about being given a chance to work with team Frostfire, I think this opportunity came at the perfect time for me because I’ve been wanting to take on new challenges outside my country. I believe I can help the team during difficult times and find their way to becoming the best version of themselves.”
With that, the current line up for FrostFire is as follows:
- 🇲🇾 Aiman “aimaNNN” Azham
- 🇲🇾 Ashraf “acAp” Firdaus
- 🇲🇾 Shamir “Subbey” Zaman
- 🇲🇾 Mohd “Avirity” Arsad
- 🇲🇾 Affiq “Nutr1x” Affendy
- 🇮🇩 Andrew “bali” Joseph (coach)
CSGO2ASIA has also learned that the organization is planning to make further changes to the roster, and these changes will be announced within the next month.