The players of leading Peruvian side Cienciano were held up and robbed by armed men as they were collecting their wages, a police official said Thursday.
Former Argentina international Jose Basualdo confirmed on Saturday that he is to coach Peruvian club Cienciano.
Universitario coach Jorge Amado Nunes left the Peruvian club on Thursday after only three matches of the new season.
Six players suffered burns on the soles of their feet after playing on an artificial pitch in blazing sun, Peruvian first division club Sporting Cristal said on Wednesday.
Alianza Lima won the Peruvian championship after beating Cienciano 3-1 in the second leg of the final. Trailing 1-0 from the first leg, Alianza levelled the score when Ernesto Arakaki netted.
Provincial club Cienciano won the Peruvian Clausura championship in dramatic style on Wednesday, beating Universitario 2-1 with a last-minute goal in a playoff.
Universitario coach Jorge Amado Nunes was given a three-match touchline ban on Wednesday after being sent off for an incident involving a ball boy during a match at the weekend, local media said.
Sporting Cristal won the Peruvian championship on Wednesday night when they beat Cienciano 1-0 in the final played in the southern city of Arequipa.