Venezuela Hosts Soccer Tournament, Defeats Peru 3 to 1
January 27, 2009 by VenWorld
Hey soccer fans! On Sunday, Venezuela’s national team, the “vino tinto” emerged victorious against Peru after a hard-fought game. SoccerNews.com reports: “Venezuela too Strong for Peru.”
The FIFA Under-20 South America Cup is currently underway in Venezuela, and after Sunday’s win, the country is on course for a spot in the final game.
This is the fourth time Venezuela has hosted the regional sporting event, where rising stars of soccer showcase their talent.
The games will be held in three stadiums in the cities of Puerto Ordaz, Maturin and Puerto La Cruz which also hosted the 2007 Copa America (Americas Cup). The U-20 Cup will run for 35 games.
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