The European team FaZe Clan had a truly impressive performance at ESL One New York 2017 and proved to be a global team of top professionals.
His rapid and astonishing flow in the events of the tournament did not go unnoticed, but was the first candidate since the start of the sweeping against all his opponents participating.
Of course he could finally raise the title for himself after winning the big finals against Team Liquid in a match that deservedly ended a 3-0 win to lift the legendary team and put him in the top of the competition again, and you can read all the important details of this match and its results in detail in the previous article.
But as with every major tournament, HLTV honored only one player with the award for the best player of the entire tournament (MVP). This time the award was awarded to the 20-year-old Nikola “NiKo” Kovač, after winning the highest rating among All participating players 1.70 in addition to their lead in the big finals of the table of players points and the total combat operations and others.
The player sat in an interview with the same site to provide comments on the victory of his great team, explaining at the outset their losses and past performance, where he said that they trained a lot after each tournament lost in them and decided to cooperate with each other more and training before and after any championship, ESL One New York 2017, expressing his delight at the apparent improvement in their performance since the last tournament in Malmö.
The player also commented on his team as a whole and said that the professionals next to him are professional and multi-talented, making them ready to face any kind of challenge and deal smoothly and flexibly with any role required to win, they are now similar to the previous fnatic lineup.
Nikola “NiKo” Kovač believes that his team now has everything they need to win in all competitions, and it is up to them to do so if they can save time and work hard.
It is worth mentioning that this is the second best player NiKo received after his team won the third season of the StarLadder i-League StarSeries after a strong victory over their last rival Astralis, and thus the award of the best player went for him.
Russel “Twistzz” Van Dulken deserves to be mentioned in the talk of the best players despite his team Team Liquid loss, with his final rating of 1.16 being the best among all his teammates