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 →

Argentines Abroad: 21st October 2008

It's been a relatively quiet week for Argentines in Europe, with most of those who represented the selección during the week still recuperating from their journey home. In the wake of Alfio Basile's resignation as Argentina boss though, this weekend was a chance for certain other hopefuls to prove to the next man that they... Continue Reading →

Basile resigns

Breaking news from the AFA: Alfio Basile has met with AFA bigwigs, and TN are reporting as I type that he's resigned from his post in charge of the selección. Olympic coach Sergio Batista, River Plate manager Diego Simeone, and San Lorenzo boss Miguel Angel Russo are the early favourites to replace him. 'He had... Continue Reading →

¡Que Lío!

In the buildup to Wednesday night's South American clásico between Brazil and Argentina in Belo Horizonte for the 2010 World Cup Qualifiers, the Argentina camp has been rocked by suggestions of a division in the squad. Not entirely surprisingly, Boca Juniors' Juan Román Riquelme is at the heart of it, but the identity of the... Continue Reading →

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