There are 10 days left for the Olympic dream of the Argentine national football team to be renewed and the hand of “Bocha” Batista finishes a preparation that has been in Ezeiza for several weeks and that is transferred to Asia, more precisely to South Korea where the last friendlies will be given against the local team. On this road to the debut on July 22, the U23 team appeared at the Yongin Mireu stadium, home of the friendly, where he made his last practice with physical work and technical-tactical circuit to close the set-up.
In the morning hours of Argentina (7.30) will give the last game of preparation against the locals and then will begin the logistics to get full in Tokyo and begin to focus the match against Australia, which will be the first opponent. It will be televised by TV Pública for the whole country. Argentina’s Olympic debut in Group C will be on Thursday, July 22 against the ocean giant, in the Japanese city of Sapporo. Then he will face Egypt in the same city, (Sunday, July 25) and will close the first phase on Wednesday, July 28 against Spain, in Saitama.El conjunto de Batista is composed of 23 names
Goalkeepers: Jeremías Ledesma, Lautaro Morales and Joaquín Blázquez.
Defenders: Hernán De la Fuente, Marcelo Herrera, Nehuén Pérez, Leonel Mosevich, Facundo Medina, Francisco Ortega and Claudio Bravo.
Midfielders: Fausto Vera, Santiago Colombatto, Tomás Belmonte, Martín Payero, Fernando Valenzuela, Alexis Mac Allister, Thiago Almada, Ezequiel Barco and Agustín Urzi.
Forwards: Pedro De la Vega, Adolfo Gaich and Ezequiel Ponce.
Tokyo 2020 qualifiers
Group A: Japan, South Africa, Mexico and France.
Group B: New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Honduras and Romania.
Group C: Egypt, Spain, Argentina and Australia.
Group D: Brazil, Germany, Ivory Coast and Saudi Arabia.