We want to thank @yakpung for being our shield throughout our inaugural season. Thank you for your hard work and dedication to the team and our fans. Thank you for being part of our family Kyeongmu and we wish you nothing but the best. pic.twitter.com/exMAg0Fh0A— Toronto Defiant 🔜 EGLX 19 (@TorontoDefiant) October 16, 2019
Yakpung was signed onto Defiant last year as part of the expansion team’s first season, and the team tied for 17th this season with a 8-20 record. Yakpung played for the team throughout the season; in Stage 4 he played in three matches.
He is the fifth player on a team option to be cut by the Defiant this offseason. All of the team's roster entering the offseason was subject to a team option. The Defiant currently have five players remaining.
This is one of two changes the Defiant have made today. They recently announced that former Paris Eternal head coach Féfé has joined the team.
- Lee "Ivy" Seung-Hyun (Dps)
- Andreas "Logix" Berghmans (Dps)
- Liam "Mangachu" Campbell (Dps)
- Park "Neko" Se-hyeon (박세현) (Flex support)
- Park "RoKy" Joo-seong (박주성) (Support)
Their staff is: