The Peru U23 team adds a new defeat ahead of the 2024 Pre-Olympics in Venezuela. After Fabrizio Roca confirmed that he would not be part of the team led by “Chemo” del Solar, it was announced that the midfielder Catriel Cabello, who represented Bicolor in the last South American U-20 team, will not be on loan from Alianza Lima for the competition.
Why won't Catriel Cabellos play with the Peru U23 team?
According to journalist Kevin Pacheco, the 19-year-old footballer is considered a key figure in the blue-whites' plans for the first division and the Copa Libertadores.
“Catriel Cabellos will be missing from the Peruvian team for the U-23 Pre-Olympics. “Alianza Lima will not give up on him because it is not a FIFA appointment and they consider it important in the sports planning before the season,” he explained on his X (Twitter account.
Catriel Cabellos is part of Alianza Lima's preseason team. Photo: Photo taken by X
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Likewise, Bruno Marioni, sporting director of Alianza Lima, announced that they had spoken to “Chemo” del Solar and decided that the player would stay in the intimate club's preseason.
Next game for the Peruvian U23 team
After defeating Alianza Lima in Matute, Blanquirroja's U23 team confirmed that they will play their second friendly match of 2024 against Atlético Grau this Friday, January 12.
This is how the Bicolor U23 runs from January 8th to 14th. Photo: FPF
When will the Peru U23 team debut at the Pre-Olympic Games?
The Peruvian team is part of Group B of the Venezuela 2024 Olympic qualification with Chile, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay. Their debut will take place on Sunday, January 21, from 3:00 p.m. (Peruvian time) at the Misael Delgado Stadium (Carabobo) against La Roja in the Pacific Classic.
- Peru vs Chile | 01/21/24
- Peru vs Argentina | 01/24/24
- Paraguay vs Argentina Peru | 01/27/24
- Uruguay vs Argentina Peru | 01/30/24.
Blanquirroja's schedule for the U-23 Pre-Olympics. Photo: FPF