Last Friday, the Los Angeles Valiant announced the acquisition of up and coming Support player, Min-chul “Izayaki” Kim. Izayaki was acquired from the Overwatch Contenders Korea team, NC Foxes.

Prior to playing for the NC Foxes, Izayaki played for KNC Vmax, where he went by the in-game name of Need. His highest achievement was reaching 7th place in Overwatch APEX Challengers Season 5.

Izayaki then went on to play for the NC Foxes where he placed tied for 7th at the Nexus Cup 2017 – Annual Finals. While playing for KNC Vmax and NC Foxes, Izayaki played heroes such as Zenyatta, Ana, and Mercy.

Izayaki will play alongside Valiant Supports, Scott “Custa” Kennedy and Young-seo “KariV” Park. Currently, the Los Angeles Valiant are undefeated in Stage 3 of the Overwatch League at 4-0, and recently dropped their first map last week against the Dallas Fuel. Their overall record in the Overwatch League is 15-9 at 6th place.