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Argentina To Face Minnows Haiti In Friendly May 29

Argentina To Face Minnows Haiti In Friendly May 29

Super Eagles’ 2018 World Cup Group D opponents Argentina, will take on Haiti in a friendly game on May 29.

According to Reuters, the game which will be played at Boca Juniors’ ground, will be the Albicelete’s last pre-World Cup friendly in Argentina before they will depart to face Israel in another tune up game on June 9.

Haiti are ranked 108th in the world, 103 places behind Argentina who lost 1-0 to Germany in the final of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

In their last international friendly in March, Argentina were thrashed 6-1 by Spain at the Wanda Metropolitan, home ground of Atletico Madrid.

Argentina are in in Group D with Nigeria, Croatia and debutant Iceland.

The two-time FIFA World Cup winners will open their campaign in Russia against Iceland on June 16 while Nigeria and Croatia clash same day.

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  • Baijai007 3 years ago

    Argentina to play Haiti for morale boosting. I see 6-10 goals in this match.

    • @Baijai007, Objection! (Just a joke, just pretending we’re in
      Student Assembly). Haiti may run away with a win. You never know. What if they have a solid defence and an excellent goalie?

      • Victor 3 years ago

        How na? Which win by Haiti? If Haiti should win then Argentina should not participate in the world cup please.

      • Baijai007 3 years ago

        Smiles! The Argies have suffered heavy defeats lately and would never want to reach Russia in a rattled mode, so they planned a whitewash party to boost their morale.

  • Bekee 3 years ago

    Imagine this Argies. Looking for some funny match ups to boost their ego after resounding thrashings from our dear Super Eagles and Spain. Expectedly, I believe their coach will rest Messi again in this encounter.

  • I predict Haiti will beat Argentina 3:2. Argentina is not all that this year!

  • If haiti beat argentina, den people nor go pursue dem commot 4 wc

  • Read between the line folks. This game is the product of a master scheme. There are varied interpretations, but two versions seem the most accurate:
    This is an ego boosting hunt. If the Argentines thrash Haiti, they will have a dopamine surge (the pleasure hormone which we all secret ourselves) and they’ll go to Russia believing they are unbeatable. (B) Sampaoli will ‘fix’ the match (there’s no money involved so he’ll go scott free). The Argentines will lose by 2-0, giving her opponents a false impression of their strength. During the WC proper, they’ll then prance at opponents like ferocious lions. Whatever, we now know the gimmicks. Any more interpretations?