Uruguayan Jorge Fossati, Peru’s new coach


The Uruguayan Jorge Fossati He was appointed this Wednesday as the new coach of Peru, who are seeking qualification for the 2026 World Cup. The coach, born 71 years ago in Montevideo, relieves the Peruvian in the office Juan Reynosowhich left Bicolor in last place in the classification of South American qualifiers.

“Experience and a lot of dedication. Jorge Fossati will lead Bicolor’s path to the 2026 World Cup,” the team announced on its X social network account.

Fossati, former Uruguay and Qatar coach, He led Universitario de Deportes to the Peruvian League title and received the Peruvian team in last place in the playoffs after six of the eighteen days.

“I have said many times, The love of the Peruvian fans is unmatched, and I have no words to thank you. Needless to say, this last section is all I’ve experienced with the ‘U’ people. “Everything is always done with respect and love,” Fossati told reporters last week.

The coach added that “now we just have to wait for this new phase that is not only for a club, but for the whole of Peru, and do it with maximum energy“.

Fossati indicated that he’s not one to take credit for anything, but he made a promise work “very hard to achieve goals”, as reported by sports portal Ovation.

Source: La Verdad


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