The Argentina National Team will play a friendly match against Israel in June.
We are just a few months away from the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia and things are beginning to take shape for Jorge SAMPAOLI’s men. While rumors of Paulo DYBALA getting left out of next month’s friendly matches broke out on Monday, other news officialy got announced as well. The team will play a match against Israel on June 9 in Tel Aviv.
Coach Jorge SAMAPOLI and his men will be based in Barcelona (while also training at FC Barcelona’s facilities) prior to flying off to Russia. SAMPAOLI wanted to stay based in Barcelona and play a friendly match at the Camp Nou, however there were change of plans and the team will make the 3 hour flight to Tel Aviv to play the match.
Argentina’s opening match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup will be on June 16 against Iceland, meaning the match comes exactly one week prior to their World Cup kick off.