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Scaloni said yes to continue leading the Argentine team

Claudio Tapiapresident of the Argentine Football Association (AFA), assured that lionel scaloni will continue to be the DT of the Argentine national team after winning the 2022 World Cup.

Scaloni is the coach of the Argentine national team. We are both men of our words, we said yes to each other. I have no doubt that he will carry on” directing the ‘Albiceleste’, said the AFA boss this Monday at a press conference from San Juan, where he was declared an illustrious citizen.

“Chiqui” Tapia added that the technical director left for Mallorca, where he lives, “for a matter of the passport of one of his children and when he returns to the country we will talk, as we did on Sunday”.

At another time he recalled that when he made the decision to appoint Scaloni. “99% thought we were wrong or even crazy. But this team brought happiness back to the people with the three titles they won”, referring to the 2021 Copa América, the Finalíssima-2022 against Italy and the Qatar 2022 World Cup, he highlighted.

With little previous experience, Scaloni, 44, took over at the helm of Argentina to replace Jorge Sampaoli, whose assistant he had been, after Argentina’s failure at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, where they were eliminated in the round of 16. .

Source: Elcomercio

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