Tuesday, August 3, 2010

8/3/2010: Mendoza Motivated That Good Crew Showing Will Lead To Peru NT Return

According to Peru's Andina News Source, Andres Mendoza is defining his contract with Crew Head Coach Robert Warzycha today and hopes that a good vein of form with Columbus will lead Mendoza back to the Peru National Team. Mendoza had 44 appearances with Peru, scoring 8 goals before contraversy in 2007 took him out of Peru's qualifying for the 2010 World Cup.

Andres In Quotes:
"Today we must define the status of my contract. I hope things go well and I can get to work for coach Robert Warzycha."

"I've always wanted to play in the selection(national team), so I've come to show at the Columbus Crew, I would like to give joy to the people of Peru and those who trust me."

Mendoza also endeared himself to the new Peruvian NT Coach:
"Markarián is a good coach, who knows we are out, hopefully we can qualify for the World Cup and do well in the next Copa. I always sweat for the shirt and I hope to score goals."

According to the article, Mendoza is expected to be re-convened for the upcoming Copa America 2011 in Argentina, which will serve as preparation for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil


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