T&T to play Argentina in football friendly June 4

Buenos Aires, Jan 7 (IANS/CMC) Trinidad and Tobago will play world football powerhouse Argentina in a friendly international June 4 at a yet to be decided venue.

The football associations of both countries will make an announcement when the venue is confirmed.

Captained by Lionel Messi, Argentina is considered a favourite for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The South American team are also due to play their last warm-up against Slovenia at the River Plate stadium here June 7.

“Trinidad and Tobago is also already arranged,” said Guillermo Tofoni, whose World XI agency organises all Argentina’s friendlies.

“All that remains is to fix where it will be played but they’re a good sparring (partner) for Argentina.”

The match against T&T is part of Argentina’s preparation for their Group F matches against Bosnia, Iran and Nigeria.

–IANS/CMC

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