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Sub-20 World Cup in Argentina: FIFA chooses new venue after Indonesia’s withdrawal

Argentina will assume the organization of the Sub 20 world after the withdrawal of Indonesia, the press of that country assured this Thursday after the participation of Gianni Infantino in the Ordinary Congress of CONMEBOL in Luque, where the president of FIFA described as “very strong” the proposal of the country of the ‘Albiceleste ‘ to host the contest.

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According to TyC Sports and other media, they announced that the event will pass into the hands of Argentina by decision of the highest soccer body, which would make the change of venue official in the coming days.

In this way, the event would have the Argentine under 20 team among its participants despite not having qualified in the South American.

FIFA decided to withdraw Indonesia as the host country of the Under 20 World Cup, which was to bring together 24 teams in the Southeast Asian archipelago from May 20 to June 11. This after the political mess that led the organization to cancel the draw for the tournament scheduled for Friday, March 31. Through a statement, he informed that he will communicate the new headquarters “as soon as possible.”

Source: Elcomercio

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