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Argentina, Czech Republic to play friendly in Germany in March

IANS  |  Buenos Aires 

Argentina's national team will play a friendly against the in on March 26, Argentina's federation (AFA) has announced.

Four days earlier, on March 22, will face at in

The match against the will be played at Stadion Dresden, which seats up to 32,000 people, reports news.

These will be Argentina's first two friendlies of 2019.

FC superstar Lionel Messi, who has not played for his national side since in Russia, could return to the Albiceleste for the March friendlies.

The matches will help the team prepare for the Copa America, a quadrennial international tournament involving teams from (as well as and Qatar) that will be held in from June 14 to July 7.

On Thursday, the AFA had announced that has been named as one of Lionel Scaloni's assistants.



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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 12:46 IST