Copa America 2015 Peru Squad - Captain & Team Manager

Watching a constant team play the matches gets boring. And then there is Peru, which takes the supporter through a roller coaster ride of wins, losses and draws. The inconsistency in the game of Peru makes it fun to watch, and nevertheless attracts more supporters. The Peru Squad for Copa America 2015 Chile is having a beautiful mixture of young blood and experience lad. 

Peru Football History

Peru has been playing on an International Level since 1927. The team had its successful phase in 1930’s and 1970’s, while it hangs right in the middle taking into consideration, the present statistics. Peru has been ranked 63 as per FIFA ranking charts and 37 as per Elo ranking charts. They have also won Copa America Titles two times in the past.

Copa America 2015 Peru Team Manager

Ricardo Gareca has been the newly appointed head coach of the Peru National Football Team. He has been a Forward player himself and had a successful on-field career with many teams. It was in 1996 when he decided to get into the management line and act as Team Manager for the various clubs.

Copa America 2015 Peru Team Captain

Claudio Pizarro is a star player playing at the position of a Striker for Bayern Munich. He has a great capability of hitting precise headers. He currently leads the National team of Peru and will withhold the captaincy in the Copa America 2015 Championship.

Copa America 2015 Peru Team Squad

The National Football Team of Peru has very talented players as are mentioned below.
o Goalkeepers: Diego Penny (Sporting Cristal), Pedro Gallese (Juan Aurich), Salomon Libman (Universidad Cisar Vallejo)
o Defenders: Luis Advincula (Victoria Setubal), Christian Ramos (Juan Aurich), Yoshimar Yotun (Malmo), Carlos Zambrano (Eintracht Frankfurt), Alexander Callens (Real Sociedad B), Jair Cespedes (Juan Aurich), Hansell Riojas (Universidad Cesar Vallejo), Pedro Paulo Requena (Universidad Cesar Vallejo), Gustavo Dulanto (Universitario)
o Midfielders: Juan Manuel Vargas (Fiorentina), Rinaldo Cruzado (Universidad Cesar Vallejo), Josepmir Ballon (Sporting Cristal), Carlos Lobaton (Sporting Cristal), Paolo Hurtado (Pacos de Ferreira), Edwin Retamoso (Real Garcilaso), Cristian Benavente (Real Madrid Castilla), Christian Cueva (Alianza Lima), Carlos Ascues (Melgar), Paulo Albarracin (Alianza Lima), Joel Sanchez (Universidad San Martin)
o Forwards: Claudio Pizarro (Bayern Munich), Jefferson Farfan (Schalke 04), Paolo Guerrero (Corinthians), Andre Carrillo (Sporting), Daniel Chavez (Universidad Cesar Vallejo), Irven Avila (Sporting Cristal), Yordy Reyna (RB Leipzig)

Copa America 2015 Peru Match Schedule  

Peru will be competing against Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela in Group C as per the following schedule. You may check full Copa America 2015 Schedule from here. 
o Brazil v/s Peru on June 14
o Peru v/s Venezuela on June 18
o Colombia v/s Peru on June 21

Players to Watch

A few players that are worth watching in the National Football team of Peru are mentioned below.
o Claudio Pizarro
o Juan Manuel Vargas
Peru will be landing on the fields of Chile with a lot of practice and co-ordination between the players. Defeating them would be hard for the other teams. It will be fun watching these teams compete against each other for the title. Do you think Copa America 2015 Peru Squad will be able to perform good enough? Let us know your personal views.

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