After the defeat of the peruvian national team against Australia that ended with the possibility of qualifying for Qatar 2022one of the pending issues is to know if Ricardo Gareca will continue to command the white and red for one more process.
In an interview with America Television, Agustin Lozanopresident of the Peruvian Football Federation (FPF), gave some details of what will happen in the coming days: “Today we haven’t talked about that. We are very grateful to Ricardo (Gareca), with his technical command. We have not talked at all about the subject and I think that these days there will be a lot of dialogue, a lot of conversation. We are definitely going to have a meeting with my board of directors. With all those who make up the family of the leadership and the technical command”.
Regarding the match lost on penalties, Lozano indicated: “Quite sad, but grateful for all the effort of the boys, of the technical command work. In football, anything can happen, but we have this week left to analyze, reflect and see what we have to do for the next World Cup cycle”.
The word of the ‘Tiger’
At a press conference held at the end of the game, Ricardo Gareca did not want to elaborate on his future as head of the Peruvian team: “This is not the time to talk about that. Once we get to Lima I will see what I can do”.
“The boys gave everything. It was an even and difficult game. Too bad we were eliminated on penalties, we wanted to win it during the game, but we couldn’t. I only have words of thanks for the fans”, added the coach.
Ricardo Gareca has been the coach of the Peruvian national team since 2015. He has played in 1 World Cup, 2 Qualifiers and 4 Copa América, the most outstanding being in Brazil 2019, achieving second place.
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