Ricardo Gareca arrived last night at the Jorge Chávez Airport and spoke with the local press about the friendly matches and the Qatar 2022 Qualifiers for the Peruvian team, which today begins work at the Videna (National Sports Village).
El “Tigre” Gareca began his dialogue by touching on the theme of friendlies with Panama (January 16) and Jamaica (January 20). “These are matches that we are holding so that some players arrive well,” he said.
“I feel that we are well to face everything that comes, but it is necessary to have a good preparation for certain footballers. We have to appear in all the problems that are being presented ”, he indicated.
Regarding the match against Colombia, Ricardo Gareca was punctual: “We will arrive well for the match in Barranquilla, that is the goal. The heat does not worry. For us, Colombia as a team is an occupation and concern. The climate is for both of us, we are used to hot temperatures ”.
Before ending his speech with the press, Ricardo Gareca emphasized that Peru should not negotiate the playoffs. “The Peruvian team does not have to sign anything. We have to go out to win every game to qualify. That is what all the national teams want ”, added.