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Valorant Champions Winner ‘cNed’ Will Reportedly Stay In Acend Amidst Transfer Rumors

Abhimannu Das
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Yağız “cNed” İpek may re-sign with Acend after maintaining two weeks of silence with regards to his future with the team.
The Valorant pro won Valorant Champions 2021 with Acend, which may have shifted his decision towards his current team.
100 Thieves and G2 Esports were previously interested in the player according to reports.

Turkish player Mehmet Yağız “cNed” İpek was rumored to be moving to a different team after his win at Valorant Champions. Soon after the world championship win, all Acend players re-signed with the team but cNed did not reveal anything about the situation. The Jett main is yet to officially reveal anything about his future but Valorant reporter Bo Hoogland stated that the star player will retain his position at Acend.

100 Thieves and G2 Esports Have Reportedly Shown Interest in cNed

After cNed won the Valorant world championship on 12th December 2021, rumors started circulating about 100 Thieves and G2 Esports being potential teams the player considered. While all of his teammates at Acend re-signed with the team, cNed is currently the only player who is yet to officially confirm his future plans.

A recent report by Hoogland states that cNed is likely to continue competing with Acend for the 2022 season. With the player’s contract nearing its end, fans all over the world wanted the player to move to a new team but Acend’s win at the world championship may have convinced cNed to remain with his current team.

CNed had an eventful 2021 where one the highlights included him being dragged into a money-laundering racket in Turkey. The player admitted on stream that he was unknowingly involved in the Valorant money laundering scandal that shook the esports scene earlier this year. The player revealed that he was not connected to the person behind the scandal, and he accepted the illegal bits that were sent to him.

After sending the money to streamers, the money launderers threatened streamers to pay up or they would send excessive amounts of illegal currency to bring the content creators under suspicion of illegal activity. CNed came clean about the situation and steered away from it.

He is one of the best Jett players in the world and was the top performer for Acend with 230 kills and an average combat score of 225.5 Valorant Champions. Acend has solidified itself as the best team in the world and it will be looking to further its legacy in 2022.


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Abhimannu is a part of the content team at AFK Gaming and a lifelong obsessive gamer. He currently covers esports titles like VALORANT, CS: GO, Call of Duty, Fortnite, PUBG and more.


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