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Background Information
NameJakob Mebdi
Country of Birth
BirthdayDecember 30, 1995 (age 24)
TeamSANDBOX Gaminglogo std.pngSANDBOX Gaming
Favorite Champs

Soloqueue IDsCJ YamatoKami, hc YamatoCannon, WACKAFL0CKAFLAME, DB YamatoCannon, yamatocannón, H2k YamatoCannon, YamatoPotato, WW YamatoCannon, mTL Tt YamCannon, ManOfOneWáy, V YamatoCannon
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Team History
Sep 2011 - Oct 2011
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Nov 2011 - Jan 2012
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Jan 2012 - May 2012
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Jul 2012 - Aug 2012
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Aug 2012 - Oct 2012
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Oct 2012 - Oct 2012
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Oct 2012 - Jan 2013
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Feb 2013 - May 2013
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Apr 2013 - May 2013
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May 2013 - Jun 2013
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Jun 2013 - Aug 2013
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Aug 2013 - Dec 2013
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Jan 2015 - Apr 2015
Mymlogo std.pngMeetYourMakers
Apr 2015 - Apr 2015
Glacial Phoenixlogo std.pngGlacial Phoenix
Apr 2015 - Jan 2016
Team ROCCATlogo std.pngTeam ROCCAT
Jan 2016 - Apr 2017
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May 2017 - Dec 2019
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Jan 2020 - May 2020
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May 2020 - Present
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Jakob "YamatoCannon" Mebdi is a League of Legends esports player, currently coach for SANDBOX Gaming.


Jakob is from Västerås, Sweden. Before playing League of Legends he played high level World of Warcraft, Warcraft 3 and Starcraft 2. In League of Legends, he has played on various teams as AP, Top, and AD. He is known as a very versatile player. He was the AD carry for Team Solo Mebdi. However, the team disbanded after three of its members were banned by Riot for exceptionally toxic behavior.[18]

2015 Season[edit]

On January 10, MeetYourMakers announced YamatoCannon as their new head coach for the 2015 EU LCS Spring Season.[19] After MYM was auto-relegated from the LCS, YamatoCannon joined the Russian team Glacial Phoenix as their head coach. He stated that while he eventually wanted to return to coaching an LCS team, he also didn't want to take any time off; he also stated he did not plan to ever return to competing as a player.[20]

On April 15, Team ROCCAT announced YamatoCannon as their new Head Coach.[21]


  • Known for his
    playstyle in Season 2.
  • Played Top, Mid, and AD competitively.
  • His name refers to the Yamato Cannon from the Starcraft franchise, a powerful nuclear shot fired from a terran Battlecruiser unit.
  • Speaks fluent Arabic, English, Polish, and Swedish.
  • Has been in a relationship with Tifa since 2016.
  • Considered the most stylish League of Legends personality by many fans.
  • Became the first foreign (non-Korean) head coach to join an LCK team after signing with SANDBOX Gaming in May 2020.

Tournament Results[edit]

This table shows up to the 10 most recent results. For complete results, click here.

Minimum place

YamatoCannon Tournament Results
DatePlEventLast ResultRoster
2020-08-237 LCK 2020 Summer
7 - 11Blanklogo std.pngRR
SANDBOX Gaminglogo std.pngSB Summit,  OnFleek,  Dove,  FATE,  Route,  GorillA,  Kabbie,  Joker,  YamatoCannon
2019-12-074 The Nexus Arabia 2019 Main Event
0 : 2Divine Vendettalogo std.pngDVT
Osh-Tekk Warriorslogo std.pngOTW Dean,  Wicky,  Gaaloul,  SAN8II,  DaGhBoos,  YamatoCannon
2019-08-245 - 6 LEC 2019 Summer Playoffs
1 : 3FC Schalke 04 Esportslogo std.pngS04
Team Vitalitylogo std.pngVIT Cabochard,  Mowgli,  Jiizuke,  Attila,  Jactroll,  YamatoCannon
2019-08-176 LEC 2019 Summer
7 - 11Blanklogo std.pngRR
Team Vitalitylogo std.pngVIT Cabochard,  Mowgli,  Jiizuke,  Attila,  Jactroll,  YamatoCannon
2019-03-295 - 6 LEC 2019 Spring Playoffs
0 : 3Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC
Team Vitalitylogo std.pngVIT Cabochard,  Mowgli,  Jiizuke,  Attila,  Jactroll,  YamatoCannon
2019-03-165 LEC 2019 Spring
10 - 8Blanklogo std.pngRR
Team Vitalitylogo std.pngVIT Cabochard,  Mowgli,  Jiizuke,  Saken,  Attila,  Jactroll,  YamatoCannon
2018-10-149 - 12 Worlds 2018
3 - 3Blanklogo std.pngRR
Team Vitalitylogo std.pngVIT Cabochard,  Kikis,  Jiizuke,  Attila,  Jactroll,  YamatoCannon
2018-09-083 EU LCS 2018 Summer Playoffs
3 : 1Misfits Gaminglogo std.pngMSF
Team Vitalitylogo std.pngVIT Cabochard,  Kikis,  Jiizuke,  Attila,  Jactroll,  YamatoCannon
2018-08-192 EU LCS 2018 Summer
12 - 6Blanklogo std.pngRR
Team Vitalitylogo std.pngVIT Cabochard,  Gilius,  Kikis,  Jiizuke,  Attila,  Jactroll,  YamatoCannon
2018-04-084 EU LCS 2018 Spring Playoffs
2 : 3Splycelogo std.pngSPY
Team Vitalitylogo std.pngVIT Cabochard,  Gilius,  Jiizuke,  Minitroupax,  Jactroll,  YamatoCannon

Casting History[edit]

The 10 most recent games are shown (each line contains all games of a series). Click here to open as a modifiable query.

Casting History - YamatoCannon
DateEventRoundTeam 1Team 2ScoreVODsPBPColor
2020-05-31 17:30:00EU Face-Off 2020SemifinalsLEC Kingslogo std.pngRITOPolska Gurom (EU Face-Off)logo std.pngPOL1 - 01QuickshotYamatoCannon
2020-05-30 19:00:00EU Face-Off 2020Day 1Polska Gurom (EU Face-Off)logo std.pngPOLDouble Crunch Team Italylogo std 2.pngDCTI1 - 01DrakosYamatoCannon
2020-04-22 21:00:00EM 2020 Spring Main EventDay 1AGO ROGUElogo std.pngRGODefusekidslogo std.pngDK1 - 01Mad MagicalYamatoCannon
2020-04-22 20:00:00EM 2020 Spring Main EventDay 1LDLC OLlogo std.pngLDLCVodafone Giantslogo std.pngVGIA0 - 11Mad MagicalYamatoCannon
2020-04-22 19:00:00EM 2020 Spring Main EventDay 1ESubalogo std.pngESBFnatic Risinglogo std.pngFNC.R0 - 11Mad MagicalYamatoCannon
2020-04-03 16:00:00LEC 2020 Spring PlayoffsRound 1G2 Esportslogo std.pngG2MAD Lionslogo std.pngMAD2 - 312345QuickshotYamatoCannon
2020-03-28 18:00:00LEC 2020 SpringWeek 9Origenlogo std.pngOGMAD Lionslogo std.pngMAD0 - 11QuickshotYamatoCannon
2020-03-28 17:00:00LEC 2020 SpringWeek 9FC Schalke 04 Esportslogo std.pngS04Rogue (European Team)logo std.pngRGE1 - 01QuickshotYamatoCannon
2020-03-28 16:00:00LEC 2020 SpringWeek 9SK Gaminglogo std.pngSKExcel Esportslogo std.pngXL1 - 01QuickshotYamatoCannon
2020-03-27 21:00:00LEC 2020 SpringWeek 9MAD Lionslogo std.pngMADFnaticlogo std.pngFNC0 - 11DrakosYamatoCannon


  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020

Post-Match Interviews

2019-01-25LEC 2019 Spring
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2018-01-26EU LCS 2018 Spring
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