It's official: @JkAru19 will be our shield! 🛡️— Montreal Rebellion (@MTLRebellion) June 26, 2019
Yes, we know you are all very surprised!
C'est officiel: @JkAru19 sera notre bouclier! 🛡️
Oui, on sait... Vous êtes tous très surpris! pic.twitter.com/HmULlPRjht
JkAru has played in every map for the Rebellion this season despite not being an official part of the roster before today. The team has no other main tanks at the moment.
Prior to adding JkAru, the Rebellion played sharyk to main tank. He was promoted to the Defiant in May.
The Rebellion currently have four international players on their roster, although both Naga and Logix live in the Rebellion's Montreal team house and are residents of North America, according to a team official. The 2019 Contenders ruleset locks teams from using more than three non-residents of their region. The rules did not specify what exactly qualifies players as residents.
They now have seven players signed to their roster.
Their next match is July 1 against Wave Check.
- Nikolai "Naga" Dereli (DPS)
- Andreas "Logix" Berghmans (DPS)
- Eoghan "Smex" O'Neill (Off-tank)
- Louis "JkAru19" Power (Tank)
- Anthony "Goliath" Pietro (Flex Support)
- Benjamin "UltraViolet" David (Flex Support)
- Joshua "Tensa" Small (Support)
Their staff is: