He U-17 World Cup of Indonesia will start this Friday with four games, while the Argentine team prepares to debut on Saturday against Senegal.
The team led by Diego Placentemember of group Dwill be presented Saturday from 9:00 of Argentina (7:00 p.m. local) against Senegal in the city of Bandung with transmission of the Public TV and TyC Sports.
After four years without activity in this youth category, the tournament will begin with matches in two of the five groups.
From 6:00 in Argentina (16:00 in Indonesia) they will play Panama-Morocco for him group A and Mali-Uzbekistanfor him b.
And in the 9:00 shift the local team will face each other, Indonesiaagainst Ecuadorone of the four South American representatives, for the group A and simultaneously Spain-Canada for him b.
Latest U-17 World Cup was disputed in 2019 in Brazil with the host as champion and the one that was scheduled in 2021 in Peru was canceled due to the pandemic Covid-19.
Argentina will go for his first title in this category that is dominated by Nigeriathe big absentee from this edition, with five titles followed by Brazil with four.
Argentina’s rivals in the U-17 World Cup
The Argentine youth players will share the Group D with Japan, Poland and Senegal.
After Saturday’s debut against Senegal he Saturday from the 9 o’clockthe “albiceleste”, in its 15th World Cup participation, will face the tuesday 14 to Japan again at 9 o’clock and will close the group stage on friday the 17th at 6 o’clock against Poland.
Argentina reached third place in the editions of 1991, nineteen ninety five and 2003 and to advance to the final phase they must finish among the first two in the group or be one of the four best third parties.
The technical staff of Pleasurable formed by Adrian Gallara as assistant and Dario Herrera as a goalkeeper coach (he also traveled Lucas Rodríguez Paganoassistant of Javier Mascherano in the Under-20) formed a squad of 21 footballers whose figure is: Claudio “Diablito” Echeverriof River.
The “Millonario” is the club that contributed the most players with five, followed by Lanus and Velez with three, Workshops and Central Rosary with two, while Boca, Independiente, Unión, Estudiantes, Argentinos Juniors and Newell’They gave in to one.
The complete squad of the Argentine U-17 team is as follows:
- Goalkeepers: Froilán Díaz, Jeremías Florentín, Franco Villalba.
- Defenders: Juan Giménez, Tobías Palacio, Valente Pierani, Ulises Giménez, Octavio Ontivero, Dylan Gorosito and Juan Villalba
- Midfielders: Franco Mastantuono, Kevin Gutiérrez, Valentino Acuña, Thiago Laplace, Claudio Echeverri, Mariano Gerez and Gustavo Albarracín.
- Forwards: Maher Carrizo, Santiago López, Ian Subiabre and Agustín Ruberto.
The delegation arrived at Indonesia last Monday, October 30, and on Sunday they played the last preparatory friendly against Canada with victory for 2-1 with goals from Santiago Maher Carrizoscorer and figure of the “Fortín” reserve, champion this year, and of Santiago Lopezthe jewel of the “Red” and one of the high points of the South American tournament April in Ecuador.
He world will end next December 2 with the final in the Manahan stadium of Surakarta. The match for third place will be a day before on the same stage.
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