RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Coach Ricardo Gareca says his Peru team has reason to be optimistic about its future despite losing the Copa América final to host Brazil on Sunday.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — As a player, Ricardo Gareca played a part in Peru's soccer demise more than 30 years ago.
As a coach, the Argentine was responsible for the team's...
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — After being counted out by most, Peru pulled off a stunning Copa América comeback.
Two weeks after a demoralizing 5-0 loss to Brazil that left the team on the...
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — The chairman of Peru's football federation is under pressure to resign after being linked to allegations of illicit favors to a judge.
Edwin Oviedo said in a statement he "never offered trips, tickets, lodging or any other improper benefit to judges or investigators."
Oviedo said he would only resign if a judge ruled he had committed a crime. Five members of the federation's consulting committee left after the allegations were made.
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the opening day of the World Cup (all times local):
Peru coach Ricardo Gareca will not commit to playing recently reinstated striker Paolo Guerrero in their World Cup opener against Denmark.
Gareca's only promise in a news conference Friday is that if Peru's all-time goal scorer gets into the game, he'll be fit and ready.
The 34-year-old Guerrero was allowed to play in the World Cup only after a doping suspension was frozen by a Swiss Supreme Court judge.