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Aimar, Scaloni praise India U-20 team

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Days after U-20 defeated U-20 in the COTIF Cup, former Argentine great Pablo Aimar, who accompanied the U-20 team as the technical director, lavished praise on the Indian colts.

Both and had dropped into the Indian camp to have a chat with the Indian players.

"We would be happy and would like to play other Indian age groups teams as well. The U-20 players played well with lot of passion and the players ran a lot during the matches," Aimar, regarded by many as one of the most elegant Argentine players after Diego Maradona, said.

We would be happy and would like to play matches against Indian National Teams in or in in near future, he opined.

Lionel Scaloni, who coached Argentina U-20 in the COTIF Cup singled out and for their performances.

Indian played very well against Argentina and was very impressive the manner he played against Murcia, Scaloni, who has taken up as the head of the Argentina senior national team stated.

"If continue to play like this for three or four more years, the players have a bright future ahead. We are happy to meet these young players."

"The Indian Team were very well behaved in the team hotel and there was mutual respect between both the teams.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 17:20 IST