FIFA World Cup 2018: Peru hold first training session in Russia

Jun 12, 2018, 14:49 IST | IANS

Coach Ricardo Gareca led the training session at Khimki Stadium under incessant rain and low temperature. Around 500 Peruvian fans braved the weather to support their national team, cheering and waving flags and scarves

FIFA World Cup 2018: Peru hold first training session in Russia
Peru football team/AFP

Peru's football team on Monday held its first training session near Moscow in front of hundreds of spectators ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The Peru squad arrived Sunday night for their first World Cup appearance in 36 years, reports Efe.

Coach Ricardo Gareca led the training session at Khimki Stadium under incessant rain and low temperature. Around 500 Peruvian fans braved the weather to support their national team, cheering and waving flags and scarves. Peru, which is set to compete in Group C along with Denmark, France and Australia, will debut at the 2018 World Cup against the Danish side on June 16.

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