Team Acer decides to not renew Hong 'Cella' Seung Pyo's contract
After having been with the team the past year and a half, Team Acer was not able to find room for Cella to continue coaching the team's Korean division going in to 2014.
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Hong 'Cella' Seung Pyo, former coach of team SlayerS, will not be continuing his coaching career with Team Acer in 2014. "After having looked over our budget going into the year, and with our players being located all across the world, a hard decision had to be made", said Team Acer's player manager Fred Gau when onGamers reached out to him earlier today.
When asked whether or not this will be the last time the two parties work together, Gau was quick to tell me that if the opportunity ever arises for their paths to cross again, they will gladly work together again. "We didn't tell him goodbye, but rather good luck in his future endeavours. Also, Cella is our friend, and if we can work together once again, everyone would be happy to make it happen."
Cella himself said that he is currently evaluating his options, and that if any teams extend any offers, he'd be interested in joining them in a similar position to the one he had at Team Acer. When asked about his military service, which is coming up, he said that he will not have to go through it due to a nerve damage in his arm.
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