You have the trust of your leaders. Chosen at the beginning of August to assure the interim chief of the Argentine team after the separation of Jorge Sampaoli, Lionel Scaloni, 40, was confirmed Thursday by his federation. "It's important to know what we want for all our national teams, we saw the work of Lionel Scaloni and, therefore, we will offer continuity to the Copa América," said Claudio Tapia, president of the Argentine federation. The next edition of the Copa América will take place from June 14 to July 7 in Brazil.
Four wins in six games
Named after the unfortunate career of Albiceleste in the Russian World Cup (eliminated in the 16th round against France after suffering to finish second in his group), Scaloni has so far a record four wins (against Guatemala, Iraq and Mexico twice), a draw (against Colombia) and a defeat (against Brazil). The former player of Deportivo A Coruña and Lazio Rome, who was in charge of Argentine U17 before replacing Sampaoli, is especially assisted by Pablo Aimar.
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