This Thursday the Argentine National Team will begin its dream of defending the World title it obtained in 2016 in Colombia.
Since Tuesday afternoon, the campus has been in a “bubble” on the Ezeiza campus to be able to travel to Puertollano, Spain, where it will make the first stop with insulation included.
Argentina will play five friendly matches before making their debut against the United States on September 14 in the Lithuanian city of Vilnus. He will do it on Saturday August 21 against Uzbekistan in Malaga, on Sunday August 22 against Spain, also in Malaga and on Tuesday August 24 against Japan in the Galician city of Narón. Meanwhile, on Sunday 5 and Tuesday 7 September they will face the Netherlands in Rotterdam.
The squad of 17 players (one will be left out for the World Cup) that traveled is as follows
Archers: Lucas Farach (Kimberley AC) Nicolás Sarmiento (Real Betis Futsal -Spain-) Brian Steccato (San Lorenzo)
Last / Closings: Damián Stazzone (San Lorenzo) Pablo Taborda (Italservice Pesaro -Italia-) Maximiliano Rescia (Levante UD FS -Spain-)
At: Santiago Basile (CMB Futsal -Italia-) Lucas Bolo Alemany (San Lorenzo) Ángel Claudino (Palma Futsal -Spain-) Sebastián Corso (Industrias Santa Coloma -Spain-) Leandro Cuzzolino (Italservice Pesaro -Italia-) Matías Edelstein (Hebraica) Luciano Gauna (Peñíscola -Spain) Andrés Santos (Signor Prestito CMB -Italia-) Constantino Vaporaki (Meta Catania C5 -Italia-)
Pivotes: Cristian Borruto (Italservice Pesaro -Italia-) Alan Brandi (Jaén Paraíso Interior -Spain-)
Confirmed World Cup fixture
The National Team is already preparing in Buenos Aires for the World Cup that will be held this year in Lithuania, from September 12 to October 3.
On July 1, the World Cup group draw was held in Zurich and the first rivals of Argentina were defined, whom they will face in the Group Phase:
Before them, the team led by Lucuix will seek the classification to the next phase, in search of renewing the title it has held since Colombia 2016.
All in all guys! 🙌🏼🇦🇷 pic.twitter.com/Z5ROjTqnZk
– Argentina National Team 🇦🇷 (@Argentina) August 12, 2021