After the departure of Richard ‘Phantiks’ Su, the reigning OPL champions – the LG Dire Wolves were on the hunt for a new midlaner. The team announced last night on their Facebook that they’ve signed up Stephen ‘Triple’ Li from Avant Gaming.

“It’s a pleasure and honour to be joining Oceania’s first World Championship representatives and two time OPL champions. Despite having big shoes to fill from my predecessor, I’m confident that with the guidance of LG Dire Wolves support staff, my new teammates and training facilities, I will be able to live up to the high expectations set by the organisation and fans.” – Stephen ‘Triple’ Li

Dire Wolves coach, Curtis ‘Sharp’ Morgan has also mentioned that:

“Stephen possesses many of the qualities that we were after in a new mid laner, he has the natural talent, composed temperament and drive to achieve excellence. I am looking forward to developing Stephen and facilitating his learning with the assistance of our performance director, Jonathan Brown.”

Here’s the complete LG Dire Wolves OPL roster for 2018:

  • Top – Ryan ‘Chippys’ Short
  • Jungle – Shern ‘Shernfire’ Tai
  • Mid – Stephen ‘Triple’ Li
  • AD Carry – Calvin ‘k1ng’ Truong
  • Support – Andy ‘Cupcake’ Van Der Vyver