3 days after winning the LoL 2023 World Championship, T1 verifies the return of the famous coach, Kim “kkOma” Jeong-gyun.
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T1 kkOma returns as head coach for 2024
reported by Kukmin Ilbothe Korean head coach was set to go back to T1. On the night of November 21, T1 made the statement authorities through a video published on X.
With the firm transfer window formally opened, there have actually been a number of relocations in the LCK, and T1 is no exception. Tom moved from Interim Head Coach to Coach while Sky and Roach left the group.
Now that season 13 is over, it will be appealing to see what kkOma and Faker will do entering into the 2024 season. The Korean mid laner and Oner are the only gamers still contracted to T1, as Zeus, Gumayusi, and Keria have all had their agreements end on November 20. In spite of winning the world champion, it’s uncertain whether all 5 members will stick.
kkOma’s profession in League of Legends
Commonly considered as among the best coaches in the history of LoL esports, Kim began his training profession in 2013. Under his assistance, he led SKT T1 to 3 World titles and numerous LCK titles, showing himself as the most embellished coach.
At the end of 2019, kkOma signed up with Chinese Vici Gaming however the outcomes didn’t exercise, which brought him back to Korea on DAMWON Gaming, where he won the 2020 world title and was runner-up in 2021. The coach wound up staying on the DWG team till completion of 2022 as Athletic Director, before taking a break. He returned for a brief time period as the head coach for the South Korean nationwide group at the 2022 Asian Games, taking the gold medal. After almost one year far from the esports scene, kkOma is back to complete along with T1 and Faker at the age of 37.
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