In a surprise reveal, LoLEsports, the official esports account of Riot Games, inadvertently leaked details of Operation Phoenix, a major esports initiative in Spain. This announcement, scheduled for tomorrow, has been partly unveiled ahead of time, combining forces from MAD Lions, KOI, and Movistar Riders.
The Accidental Reveal: Premature Confirmation
Riot Games accidentally confirmed the long-speculated Operation Phoenix by publishing Superliga’s spring split schedule. This leak included the rebranded Movistar Riders, now known as Movistar KOI, confirming the merger.
Social Media Teasers
Movistar Riders heightened the anticipation with a cryptic video post, hinting at a new beginning following an end, fueling speculations about their involvement in Operation Phoenix.
The New Superliga Contender: Movistar KOI
The Superliga calendar shows Movistar Riders evolving into Movistar KOI, marking a significant shift in the League of Legends esports scene in Spain.
The Expected Roster
If leaks hold true, the LEC team would consist of Myrwn, Elyoya, Fresskowy, Supa, and Alvaro, with Melzhet at the helm as the coach.
MAD Lions, KOI, and Movistar Riders Unite in LoL Superliga
Operation Phoenix, despite its premature reveal, is set to be a groundbreaking moment in Spanish esports. The collaboration of MAD Lions, KOI, and Movistar Riders under the Movistar KOI banner is a testament to the evolving nature of competitive League of Legends. Tomorrow’s official announcement is eagerly awaited for further details.