Argentina U20 coach Javier Mascherano names team for 2022 South American Games


Argentina U20 national team coach Javier Mascherano has named his team for the 2022 South American Games.

Javier Mascherano has named 18 players for the games in October. The Argentina U20 team are in Group B with Ecuador, Colombia and Chile.

The 2022 South American Games will take place in Paraguay between Octber 1 and October 15, with eight teams participating. Group A will have Paraguay, Venezuela, Uruguay and Peru.

Mascherano’s team will play Chile on October 4, Colombia on October 6 and on October 8 will play Ecuador. The semifinals are on October 10 with the final on the 12, that Wednesday. Here are the players that have been selected:

Federico Gomes Gerth (Tigre)
Franco Herrera (Newell’s Old Boys)
Ulises Ciccioli (Rosario Central)
Thiago Schiavulli (Defensa y Justicia)
Lautaro Di Lollo (Boca Juniors)
Francisco Marco (Defensa y Justicia)
Tomas Palacios (Talleres)
Tomas Silva (San Lorenzo)
Maximiliano Gonzalez (Lanus)
Lautaro Lopez (Velez)
Agustin Rodriguez (Lanus)
Axel Encinas (River Plate)
Roman Rodriguez (Boca Juniors)
Nahuel Alex Luna (Atletico De Rafaela)
Lautaro Ovando (Argentinos Juniors)
Jeremias Perez Tica (Newell’s Old Boys)
Juan Gauto (Huracan)
Lucas Besozzi (Central Cordoba)

Of those 18 players, 12 of them were part of the tournament in September which was won by the Argentina U20 team. Those 12 names being:

Federico Gomes Gerth
Ulises Ciccioli
Lautaro Di Lollo
Francisco Marco
Tomas Palacios
Maximiliano Gonzalez
Lautaro Lopez
Agustin Rodriguez
Axel Encinas
Lautaro Ovando
Juan Gauto
Lucas Besozzi

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