Maldonado became Atlético Peru's striker
Juan "Juancho" Tarazona Coach and Manager of Atletico Peru has been having trouble to have the complete team this season as three of his players moved to Ecuador which left the Peruvians as they say with a broken wing.
Injuries to some players before the start of the season is another factor that has been affecting Atletico Peru. This was the first game of the season and they showed up with 3 players on the court and Juancho registered as a coach and player who acted as goalie to save his team from losing the game in walk-over.
With only two of the previous players: Torres, Tarazona and adding new additions Piotr Lewandowski (ex-Peru Lions) and Jorge Maldonado (ex-El Cartel) who signed for the whole season. Experienced Atletico Peru surprised Vipers who also lost some players such as Ernesto Aldana who travel to Mexico to try out in a professional team.
Being the first official match for Atletico Peru , they played very well with these new faces in the team. Maldonado became the scorer leader of the match by scoring 7 goals out of 11 for his team Atletico Peru.
The final score was favorable to Atletico Peru 11 to 5.