Opponents of friendlies Argentina will celebrate World Cup title confirmed: tentative dates and venues

Opponents of friendlies Argentina will celebrate World Cup title confirmed: tentative dates and venues
Albiceleste’s crazy celebration at Lusail Stadium in Qatar (Reuters/Carl Reisen/File Photo)

Two pieces of news caught the eye in the run-up to The Best Awards in Paris. The first: confirming the continuity of Lionel Scaloni as coach of the Argentine national team until the World Cup in the United States, Canada and Mexico 2026. The other: Announcing the competitors that the Argentine national team will face in the FIFA date next Marchin two friendly matches that will entertain the audience with the players and coaching staff for this achievement in the Qatar World Cup.

He was Claudio TapiaPresident of the Asian Football Confederation, who provided details of the tests. “On the 23rd we will play Panama and on the 28th we will play Curacao. We have decided on the place in the last few days.”, raised the ex-president of Barracas Central. The first matches will be played at the Monumental Stadium, which has recently been reconfigured and has a capacity of more than 83,000 spectators (it has become the largest capacity stadium on the continent). the second? There are several options for dancing.

At the moment, Mario Alberto Kempes from Cordoba, with Madre de Ciudades from Santiago del Estero as a substitute. Furthermore, San Juan and San Luis advanced as counties desiring to house the Albiceleste. The match in Panama was a key match, but the match in Curaçao (No. 86 in the FIFA ranking, member of CONCACAF) was a surprise, because everything indicated that the opponent would be Suriname.

* Tapia’s word in The Best awards preview

Regarding Scaloni’s renewal, which was closed at a tea table in Paris with the coach, Tapia stressed: “It’s news for you. We already knew it. We made sure before. We needed to see each other, we did it today, we talked today and that’s it.” It is very important to have the continuity of the coaching staff of the world champion and the Copa America, to continue with the project that he is carrying out… We were sure because we are both men of our word and this is the best thing that can happen to the Argentine Football Association.

He said about the ceremony in which the assurances were given: “The award is for them and we have to lead, and we are happy because it is a tribute to the world champions.” The coach and partners at the Olympic Homecoming Party in Qatar.

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