Copenhagen Flames have appointed Daniel “djL” Narancic as their new head coach, the organisation announced on Wednesday. The 27-year-old, who has been working with the team for a few weeks already, takes over a position that has been vacant since Morten “zEVES” Vollan left the team to coach x6tence in June 2020.
djL has coached teams such as Red Reserve and GamerLegion in the past. Between May and December 2020, he worked as an assistant to head coach Neil “NeiL_M” Murphy on c0ntact, leaving the Flashpoint partner at the end of the year.
“As soon as we saw the news of Daniel being a free agent, AcilioN and I discussed the possibility of adding him to our team,” Daniel Vorborg, Head of Esports at Copenhagen Flames, said in a statement. “Daniel has a great mind for Counter-Strike and has been observing with us for a while in both practice and officials, and he has started taking the reins with the team.”
djL is Copenhagen Flames‘ third addition for the 2021 season. Last month, the Danish team replaced Sebastian “Basso” Aagaard and Jakob “Daffu” Schildt with Marcus “maNkz” Kjeldsen and Magnus “Nodios” Olsen, both of whom were signed from x6tence.
Copenhagen Flames are through to playoffs of the Danish qualifier for the Elisa Nordic Championship after topping their double-elimination group. They currently sit third in Elgiganten Ligaen Season 16, hosted by Dust2.dk, with a 6-2 record.
Daniel “djL” Narancic (coach)