Alianza Lima would not loan Matute to the FPF for

Alianza Lima would not loan Matute to the FPF for friendlies in Peru: why this decision?

A week ago it was Peruvian Football Federation (FPF) confirmed the Peruvian team's two friendly matches on this first FIFA date of 2024. La Bicolor will face Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic next Friday, March 22 and Tuesday, March 26, respectively. This day of friendly football in our country marks the official debut of former Universitario coach Jorge Fossati.

Peruvian football's highest body has made official the schedule of these friendlies, but not the scenarios for each game. As you know, the National Stadium of Lima will be unavailable due to events already scheduled.

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Faced with this scenario, Uruguayan coach Jorge Fossati slipped Possibility that the games will take place at the Monumental Stadium and the Alejandro Villanueva Stadium. However, it was revealed that Alianza would not loan Lima Matute to the FPF.

Will Alianza Lima loan the Alejandro Villanueva Stadium to FPF for the friendly match in Peru?

According to Líbero journalist Sandro Bazán, the Intimate Board is studying the possibility of making some changes to the Victorian venue. These changes would last several months and would also result in Alianza Lima making their Copa Libertadores debut at the National Stadium.

“Alianza Lima would not lend Matute to the FPF. The reason? The board is currently looking at some repair work to the stadium that would take a few months. This means that the first home game of the Copa Libertadores will be played at the National Stadium,” he posted on his official account. from X, formerly Twitter.

Alianza Lima would not loan Matute to the FPF forFPF publication about the Peruvian team's friendly matches. Photo: La Bicolor/X

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