Week 3 of MAFL Season 2 sees the Dynamos secure another victory, Nash and Ekberg trade shots in Huacheng, Immortals struggle to break their losing streak, and the Comets and E. United face off in Europa.
Season 2 is finally underway, but could there be troubles for the MAFL with player retention?
In the off-season, 7 players made the decision to hang up their cleats and walk away from the game. In the grand scheme of things, it is only 7 out of the more than 140 players across the 8 clubs, but there are serious fears that this could be just the beginning of a much larger exodus.
Wuji will be starting off the season in rotten shape and not only because of their dismal display in their first season.
Tiangong has been plagued by widespread issues with the colony's environment controls. Mold infestations have produced a foul, rotten odour that is being circulated through the entire facility. To make matters worse, the right solution will require a complete replacement of filtration equipment, which could take weeks.
To defend one’s championship title requires one’s defence to be just as good if not better than in the previous year. And balanced defence was a calling card for the Marineris Comets led by Defender of the year, Stephen Liu.
The crisis continues to unfold on Earth after last week's devastation. The series of earthquakes have taken a global toll affecting countries that straddle the boundaries of the Ring of Fire. Japan and the West American Quadrant were the hardest hit. The exact loss of life is still unknown after the initial wave of tectonic activity began 6 days ago, but hundreds of thousands are thought to have perished.