The match of the fourth day of the tie between Peru and Argentina, scheduled for this Tuesday, has been in doubt due to the political crisis that is being experienced in the streets of Lima, where the protests led to the resignation of the transitory government of Manuel Merino. However, Conmebol confirmed this Monday that it will be played.
There is concern among those selected and it is inevitable, after the death of two protesters and a hundred injured in the last mobilization were reported, But a letter sent to FIFA, the Peruvian Football Federation (FPF) informs that the General Command of the Police of that country ratified all the guarantees for the realization of the match between the teams of Peru and Argentina, scheduled for Tuesday in Lima .
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The FPF requested this ratification in response to the political events that took place. they have been happening in Peru in recent days. The management was made before the Peruvian Institute of Sports and the Ministry of the Interior, under whose direction the National Police works.
Those selected from Peru and Argentina must meet for the fourth date of the South American qualifiers for the Qatar 2022 World Cup, at the National Stadium in Lima from 19:30 (local time).
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Merino had replaced the popular president Martín Vizcarra on Tuesday, a day after he was dismissed by Congress for a case of alleged corruption.
Congress must now appoint a new president to pacify the country. It will be the third in less than a week, in a nation hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic and the economic recession, which plunged into a political crisis after Vizcarra’s removal.
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