The Argentine Under-23 soccer team already knows its rivals for the Tokyo Olympic Games: Fernando Batista’s team will share its group with Spain, Australia and Egypt, on the way to the third gold medal in their history.
According to what was established in the draw carried out this Wednesday at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, the Argentine team will be part of group C that they will share with the champion of the U-23 African Cup of Nations that the Pharaohs played at home in 2019; the winner of the U21 Euro Cup that La Roja won in the tournament held in Italy and San Marino also in 2019 and the third of the Asian U23 Championship where the Socceroos finished behind South Korea and Saudi Arabia.
Argentina will debut on July 22 in Sapporo against Australia, three days later they will face Egypt on the same stage and will close their participation in the group stage against Spain on July 28 at Estadio Saitama 2002
The draw took place this Wednesday at the FIFA headquarters telematically due to preventive measures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has already affected the celebration of the Olympic Games, postponed until next summer.
All the groups
GROUP A: France, Mexico, Japan and South Africa.
GROUP B: Korea, Romania, Honduras and New Zealand.
GROUP C: SPAIN, Argentina, Australia and Egypt.
GROUP D: Brazil, Germany, Ivory Coast and Saudi Arabia.
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