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Boca Juniors to meet FC Barcelona in August friendly

IANS  |  Buenos Aires 

Juniors will meet in a friendly at the stadium in in August, the Argentine football club's has said.

The teams will vie for the Joan Gamper trophy, a traditional match played in the Catalan capital before the Spanish domestic season, reports

"We will travel to face in August," told on Monday.

The giants have participated in the annual fixture once before, losing 1-2 to then Pep Guardiola-coached Barcelona in 2008.

Last year the fixture pitted Barcelona against Chapecoense, the Brazilian side that lost most of their players and coaching staff in a 2016 plane crash.



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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 12:42 IST