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Abdiel Arroyo: the former world champion who became a new player at the César Vallejo University

Abdiel Arroyo is a Panamanian who works as a forward.

Abdiel Arroyo placeholder image was made official this Thursday as a new player of the Cesar Vallejo University. The Panamanian arrives from the club Arab Kingdom of his country. With this, ‘Chemo’ del Solar begins to reinforce his offensive zone and will have a player with a long journey, because the forward has been able to be in different leagues in the world and was also part of his team in the Russia World Cup 2018.

“Welcome Abdiel Arroyo. The 27-year-old footballer comes to reinforce the lead for the 2022 season. Arroyo, who debuted in 2010, arrives from the Panamanian team Árabe Unido. National selected in the sub 20 and in the senior team of his country “, was the description made by the ‘poet’ club on its social networks accompanied by a short video.

Abdiel Arroyo: the former world champion who became a new player at the César Vallejo University
This is how César Vallejo introduced Abdiel Arroyo.


“I will give one hundred percent. I will try to train hard also with the ‘profes’ and the companions. In order to be a benchmark and score many goals and give that joy to the people of Trujillo. To be able to celebrate a goal and a team victory every weekend “, were the declarations of Abdiel for the UCV.

He also told a little about his most important characteristics on the field of play. “My virtues for me are speed, sprint, one against one and what I have the most is a goal, so keep working and strive to give my all in Peru “added.


The ‘Pistolerito’ at 24 years old was included in the final list of 23 players of the Panamanian team that traveled to Russia 2018. At that time, the attacker had a good presence in the Costa Rican team Alajuelense and the technician Hernán Darío Gómez It gave him the opportunity to play his first World Cup. In that group there was also an old acquaintance of Peruvian football, Luis Tejada and Alberto quintero, Sports University player, was out due to injury.

The teams he had to face in the World Cup event were very strong. It was placed in group G with Belgium, England and Tunisia. In their debut, Panama faced Kevin de Bruyne and company. The match ended in a 3-0 win in favor of the Europeans. Abdiel stayed on the substitute bench.

In the second game they fell again with a bulky 6-1 result against the English. The forward entered in the 69th minute to replace Edgar Bárcenas. Finally, they closed their participation with a negative result when they lost to the African team (2-1). Arroyo left the substitute bench and entered at 81 ′ for Ricardo Avila.

Abdiel Arroyo: the former world champion who became a new player at the César Vallejo University
The Panama team could not score a point in Russia 2018.


In recent weeks, the César Vallejo board has been announcing the contract renewals of its main players, such as Jersson Vásquez, Carlos Grados, Leandro Fleitas and Ronald Quinteros. However, he has also suffered casualties for the next season. Rodrigo Cuba who decided to change of scene and sign for Sport Boys. In addition, Christian ramos that is very close to returning to University of Sports.


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