Lima, January 11, 2022Updated on 01/11/2022 10:51 pm
The Peru vs. Panama will take place this Sunday, January 16, which will serve as preparation for both selected, with a view to the resumption of the Qatar 2022 Qualifiers. Before the upcoming match, the ‘Canaleros’ began their training this Tuesday, with the participation of 21 players .
According to a statement issued by Fepafut (Panamanian Football Federation), strategist Thomas Christiansen led the practice at the Rommel Fernández Gutiérrez Stadium. The technical command decided to start with a physical load and then carried out a work in a reduced field, so that the team could unite.
In addition, some news were known within the call of the Panama national team: Jiovany Welch, Omar Córdoba, Jorge Méndez, Sergio Ramírez and Jair Catuy were called to emergency, after confirming the loss of five players for positive to COVID-19 . Let us remember that three members of the technical area were also diagnosed with the disease.
On the other hand, for this Wednesday, January 12, the Panamanian team will change their itinerary and will hold a session in the gym of the concentration hotel in the morning, while only at night they will move to Rommel Fernández to continue with the schedule. During the day, Ramírez and Catuy are expected to join the squad: they are the only last-minute cited missing.
Finally, DT Thomas Christiansen dedicated a few words to the fans of the ‘Canalero’ team with a view to the clash against Peru. “What I always ask of the players is maximum dedication and that they are always focused. On our part, the maximum commitment to you”, He assured.
When do Peru vs. Panama?
The Peru vs. Panama will be played this Sunday, January 16 at the National Stadium in Lima, from 4:00 pm (Peruvian time). Ricardo Gareca’s ‘Blanquirroja’, unlike his rival on duty, has been working for this friendly duel for more days.