Argentina’s football association (AFA) stated on Thursday it would provide interim-coach Lionel Scaloni a full-time offer through to next year’s Copa America in Brazil.
” It is necessary to understand what we desire for all our nationwide groups. We have actually seen Lionel Scaloni’s work and, by effect, we’re going to ask him to continue to the Copa America,” stated AFA president Claudio Tapia on social networks.
Scaloni, 40, was called interim manager after Jorge Sampaoli was dropped following a frustrating World Cup in Russia, where Argentina crashed out at the last 16 phase versus ultimate champs France.
Previous full-back Scaloni, who bet the similarity Lazio, West Ham United and Deportivo La Coruna throughout his profession, has very little training experience, although he was quickly in charge of the nationwide Under-20 side.
He has actually assisted the nationwide group in 6 friendlies, winning 4 of those with one draw and a 1-0 defeat to intense competitors Brazil.
Nevertheless, all 6 matches were played without star gamer Lionel Messi, who had actually asked to be excused from worldwide responsibility till completion of the year.
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