The team is composed by two professional players, Florian Maridat better known as «RayZiaaH» (21 years old) and Vincent Hoffmann «Vinch» (21 years old), who will represent the AS Monaco colors during this season in the biggest professional Fifa tournaments and in eLigue1.
RayZiaah has finished in the top 8 at last FIFA World Cup in Berlin.
Vinch was crowned FIFA 14 World Champion.
These two players, who will take the kick-off before the match against Montpellier (L1,R8) will be managed by Jérémy Girardot – Tekylah (31 years old). The experienced manager has coached 3 World Champions: Gorilla, DaXe and Vinch that he meets again in the new AS Monaco team.
The team will benefit from a high-level framework with a nutritional, mental and physical follow-up, as well as the provision of a sophisticated equipment. The AS Monaco professional staff has set up a specific program for the eSports team to optimize its performances in an ultra-competitive environment, with high paces. Prozis, European leader in sports nutrition and functional foods, will sponsor this season the AS Monaco eSports team. The players will wear Prozis printed kits.
Bruno Skropeta, AS Monaco Marketing and Communication Director :
« We are very proud of the official launch of the AS Monaco eSports Team. Today, we announce two famous players and a manager who will compete in the biggest FIFA events. We are convinced that connections exist between professional football and eSports. That’s why our team will take advantage, for the first time in this domain, of the expertise of our professional staff, what makes it innovative and unique. If we start with FIFA today, our ambitions will lead us very soon to other games with strong exposure. This launch shows our determination to position us as a leading actor of the sector. This adventure looks fascinating. »