Sudamericano Sub 20: Argentina squad

Sergio Batista, the manager of the Under 20 national side, named his squad on Wednesday for the Under 20 South American championships to be held in Venezuela in January 2009. The championships will double up as qualifiers for the Under 20 World Cup in Egypt, at which of course Argentina will be the defending champions.... Continue Reading →

Rolfi gets a call up!

This wasn't expected. Diego Maradona has named three - not five - home-based players to be added to the Argentina squad prior to this weekend's international friendly against Scotland in Glasgow, in his first match as selección boss. In spite of Boca Juniors having exited the Copa Sudamericana, Juan Román Riquelme is not one of them.... Continue Reading →

National news

Two pieces of news regarding Argentine selecciones today, both of which took place on Sunday whilst the league action was going on. In the Brazil 2008 FIFA Futsal World Cup, Argentina drew 2-2 against Ukraine in a frantic end to a highly entertaining match which saw all the goals come in the closing minutes (in spite... Continue Reading →

Egypt vs. Argentina: the buildup

The Argentine national side arrived in Cairo on Monday in preparation for Wednesday's friendly against African champions Egypt minus Esteban Cambiasso, who has an injury in his left leg. The squad got straight to work in the gym of the their hotel, whilst manager Alfio Basile gave a press conference. 'For Argentina this match is... Continue Reading →

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