Del Solar is Peru manager

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updated: August 05, 2007 18:22 IST
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Lima, Peru:

Jose del Solar was officially announced as the new manager of the Peruvian national team and charged with qualifying the country for the 2010 World Cup.

Del Solar was a forward for Peru in the 1990s. He replaces Julio Cesar Uribe, who was fired after Chile's 6-1 loss to Brazil in the QF of the Copa America Cup.