Argentina win South American U15 Cup

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Argentina U15 South American Cup
Argentina U15 South American Cup

A big congratulations to the Argentina U15 team for winning the South American U15 Cup!

The Argentina youth teams have undergone a new setup with Diego PLACENTE and Pablo AIMAR taking control of them. For the U15 team, Diego PLACENTE’s boys reached the final of the South American Cup and despite being 2-0 to Brazil in the final, the team fought back and scored three unanswered goals for a 3-2 final win!

Argentina U15 Cup
Argentina’s line-up for the final of the South American U15 Cup.

The Brazilians took the lead through Kaio JORGE 33 minutes into the match. Coach PLACENTE made two substitutions at half time as Franco OROZCO came on for Exequiel ZEBALLOS. The other change being Franco BENITEZ on for Cristian BENITEZ.

Two minutes into the second half, Brazil doubled their lead as Francisco FLORES scored to give Brazil a 2-0 lead.

However, just two minutes later Matias PALACIOS scored to pull one back for the Albiceleste. PLACENTE made another substitution as Gonzalo Ruíz DIAZ came on for David AYALA.

Matias GODOY scored only two minutes after PALACIOS as Argentina drew level.

Two more substitutions followed with Juan Pablo KRILANOVICH on for Matias GODOY. The last substitution followed with Federico VERSACI coming in for Franco BENITEZ.

The comeback for Argentina was finally complete when Bruno AMIONE found the back of the net to give Argentina the 3-2 win! This tournament win marked the first time Argentina have won the South American U15 Cup!

Argentina’s first goal:

Argentina’s second goal:

Argentina’s third goal:

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  1. Having those great players as coach is a chance for those teenagers! Who else can be a better coach than Aimar for an attacking midfielder? And Placente, what a player! He used to be one of my favorite fullback, same as Sorin and Zanetti. So bad that we don’t have that kind of fullback anymore.

  2. WOW what a great start to the new Era, As i said before now the rebuilding has started hope for a better future, Congrats to the Under 15 best of luck for a bright future.

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