Peruvian players burned by artificial pitch

February 7, 2007
LIMA, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Six players suffered burns on the soles of their feet after playing on an artificial pitch in blazing sun, Peruvian first division club Sporting Cristal said on Wednesday.

Cristal said Juan Cominges, Jose Mendoza, Miguel Villalta, Carlos Lobaton, Erick Delgado and Gabriel Garcia had been unable to train properly this week following Saturday's game away to Alianza Atletico in the desert town of Piura.

'They have suffered first and second degree burns ...

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