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Ninjas in Pyjamas eliminated from ESL Pro League Season 17: Full Group C results

Danyal Arabi

Ninjas in Pyjamas eliminated from ESL Pro League Season 17: Full Group C results

The ESL Pro League is about to enter its final group ahead of the playoffs. This week, matchups for Group C concluded, booking four teams’ spots in the playoffs while four went home empty-handed. In a group with FaZe and Vitality, the competition was fierce, but a few great showings from the underdogs made for an interesting bracket. Here’s how Group C shook out for all teams.

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ooNATION beat Ninjas in Pyjamas at ESL Pro League for the last playoff spot in the group

Teams from Group C:
  • Rooster
  • Grayhound Gaming
  • OG
  • Ninjas in Pyjamas
  • 00NATION (Qualified to playoffs round 1)
  • FaZe Clan (Qualified to playoffs round 2)
  • Team Vitality (Qualified to quarter-finals)
  • paiN Gaming (Qualified to playoffs round 1)

The four teams from this group will join the winners from groups A and B in the playoffs. The current lineup of qualified teams includes:

  • 00NATION
  • FaZe Clan
  • Team Vitality
  • paiN Gaming
  • Heroic
  • Mouz
  • Furia
  • Movistar Riders
  • fnatic
  • G2
  • Outsiders
  • Cloud9

Group D for ESL Pro League Season 17:

  • Team Liquid
  • Rare Atom
  • ATK
  • ENCE
  • Astralis
  • Team Spirit
  • Forze
  • Natus Vincere

Group D will kick off on Wednesday, March 15, 2023. This will be the final group that will be competing for the last four qualification spots. Favorites from the group, NAVI, are expected to make a dominant return after a poor start to the year. The electronic-led squad has a lot to prove after early exits from both Blast Spring Groups as well as IEM Katowice. Team Liquid also stands as the sole representative of North America with a solid chance at qualification in this group.

All matches are streamed live on the ESL CS Twitch and YouTube channels:

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Danyal Arabi

Danyal Arabi


Danyal Arabi is an Esports writer and Editor at The SportsRush. With a vested interest in computers since an early age he has managed to sink more than 4000 hours into CS: GO over the years. As a Deus Ex enjoyer and fan of the earlier Assassin's Creeds, narrative-driven games have taken much of his time. Being a 2D fighter enthusiast across franchises like Injustice, Mortal Kombat, and Street Fighter, a fair few controllers have been sacrificed in his pursuit to win. Apart from all things gaming, Danyal enjoys motorsport, bowling, and spending weekends with his pals over good food and banter.

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