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Peru players threaten to boycott the national team

May 27, 2009
By Soccernet Staff
Peruvian players said they would boycott the national team if the country's soccer authorities do not make wholesale changes to the way the sport is run.

Francesco Manassero, president of the players' union Safap, said the boycott will take effect after next month's World Cup qualifiers have been played.

"From June 24, they will not accept a call-up from the national team until their demands have been met," Manassero told a news conference on Wednesday. "We need to take urgent ...

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