A recent survey has found that Peruvians are optimistic about the national soccer team’s chances of qualifying for the 2014 World Cup.
According to a recent survey carried out by Ipsos Apoyo, and published in El Comercio, 55 percent of Lima residents believe the team will make it to the World Cup. 31 percent said they did not think the team would make it.
Furthermore, coach Sergio Markarián’s approval rating climbed to 85 percent, months after dropping to 53 percent last July.
However, 11 percent of respondents said they still disapproved of Markarián.
Meanwhile, Paolo Guerrero was voted as the best player on the team, with 42 percent of the votes.
Jefferson Farfán came in second place with 34 percent, and Luis Ramirez came in third with 14 percent.
On the other hand, 81 percent of Peruvians said they disapproved of Manuel Burga, head of the country’s soccer federation.
A recent survey has found that Peruvians are optimistic about the national soccer team’s chances of qualifying to the 2014 World Cup.