In preparation for this year’s World Cup in Qatar, the Argentine football team will stay in Abu Dhabi and play a friendly match.
According to the international website, following the strategic cooperation agreement between the Argentine Football Association and the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, the Argentine football team will stay in Abu Dhabi to prepare for this year’s World Cup to be played in Qatar.
Argentina, a two-time World Cup winner, will play a friendly match in Abu Dhabi in preparation for the tournament.
This will be the last chance for Argentine superstar Lionel Messi to win the trophy as he will be 35 years old by the time the tournament starts.
According to a statement issued by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, after several months of joint work, the Abu Dhabi Sports Council has strengthened a long-term agreement with the Argentine Football Association.
The statement added that Abu Dhabi will host Argentina’s national team preparation camp for the 2022 World Cup, which will include friendly matches in November.
The Super Copa Argentina finals will be played in Abu Dhabi from 2023 to 2026 for four consecutive years as part of Argentina’s cooperation with the UAE.
The Argentine Football Association has become the first Latin American federation to host a high-profile sporting event in the Middle East region.
Argentina are placed in Group C, which will begin their campaign against Saudi Arabia on November 22, then face Mexico on November 26 and play Poland on November 30.
It may be recalled that the FIFA World Cup will be played in Qatar from November 21 to December 18 this year.