FIFA held the draw for the groups of the
Under 20 World Cup
, which became the venue after the loss of Indonesia, in the tournament that will be played from May 20 to June 11.
The ceremony was held in Zurich, with transmission of the streaming channel
FIFA+, TyC Sports
(Channels 610 SD and 1610 HD).
Mascherano's team will occupy Group A together with Uzbekistan, Guatemala and New Zealand.
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Draw for the U20 World Cup: Brazil, to the group of death
England and Uruguay will be in the same group, albeit facing Iraq and Tunisia.
Much more complex is the agenda of Brazil, which will have to play against Italy, Nigeria and the Dominican Republic, knowing what the Europeans and Africans represent in these contests.
It is worth remembering that the 1st and 2nd places in each group qualify, in addition to the four best 3rd places.
Draw for the U20 World Cup: the Argentina group
It could be said that the National Team had a favorable draw if one compares what was defined by chance for other powerful teams such as Brazil and Italy or Uruguay and England, who will share zones.
La Albiceleste will debut on May 20 against Uzbekistan, the Asian champion, at the Madre de Ciudades stadium in Santiago del Estero.
Then they will play against Guatemala and New Zealand.
The Central Americans will play their second World Cup of this style (they reached the round of 16 in 2011) while the Oceanics usually reach these instances after comfortably qualifying in a region where Australia no longer plays.
U20 World Cup draw: how were the groups
, Uzbekistan, Guatemala and New Zealand.
: United States, Ecuador, Fiji and Slovakia.
: Senegal, Japan, Israel and Colombia.
: Italy, Brazil, Nigeria and the Dominican Republic.
: Uruguay, Iraq, England and Tunisia.
: France, South Korea, The Gambia and Honduras.
The raffle begins!!!!
Sub 20 World Cup: Juan Pablo Sorin and David Trezeguet, in charge of the draw
Sorin and Trezeguet will be the two legends in charge of the draw.
Champion in 1995 with José Pekerman's team, "Juampi" talked about what these tournaments mean.
"He changed our life forever," said the former Argentinos Juniors.
On David's side, who represented France, he highlighted the values of this type of competition for youth players.
"A unique and unforgettable experience", he summed up.
U20 World Cup draw: Chiqui Tapia's message
The president of the AFA thanked FIFA and highlighted the work that was done to host the tournament in the country.
"It will be the best World Cup of all", promised "Chiqui", as mentioned by Infantino.
U20 World Cup draw: Gianni Infantino speaks
The FIFA president gave a message in the preview to thank Argentina for its willingness to host the World Cup, congratulated the country for the consecration in Qatar and highlighted the fervor of the fans in each of the Albiceleste matches.
U20 World Cup draw: the transmission began
From the FIFA headquarters, in Zurich, the official transmission has already begun to find out what will be the fate of the 24 teams that will play in the World Cup and their arrangement in the 6 groups.
It can be seen at this link.
Sub 20 World Cup: Samantha Johnson, the host of the draw.
Sub 20 World Draw: Tapia present in Zurich
In his role as president of the AFA, Claudio Chiqui Tapia is at the FIFA headquarters to witness the draw for the Under 20 World Cup. A day before, he posted a photo with Gianni Infantino and thanked the man who directs soccer in the country for his hospitality. planetary level.
Sub 20 World Cup: the draw begins
It takes place in Zurich and is broadcast by DirecTV Sports and the FIFA+ streaming channel.
Sub 20 World Cup in Argentina: the last time it was held in the country
It was in 2001, with a great team full of well-known names, Saviola a scorer and D'Alessandro a figure.
And in a context of crisis quite similar to the one experienced in 2023. Continue reading.
Sub 20 World Cup: Argentina, the most winner
The Albiceleste is the National Team that won this tournament the most times, created in 1977, with the idea of promoting competition between youth teams.
There were 6 times that Argentina lifted the trophy, in the years 1979, 1995, 1997, 2001, 2005, 2007, with formations that included historical figures such as Diego Maradona, Lionel Messi and Juan Román Riquelme, among others.
It is followed by Brazil (5), Portugal (2) and Serbia (2).
Sub-20 World Cup with four confirmed venues
The contest, which begins on May 20, will be held in the stadiums of La Plata, Mendoza, San Juan and Santiago del Estero.
The opening match will be at the Madre de Ciudades, where Messi played a couple of weeks ago against the Curaçao National Team.
Sub 20 World Cup: the pre-list of summoned of the Argentine National Team
The Argentine Football Association published this Tuesday night the list of players called to join the ranks of the team led by Javier Mascherano, who will manage a group with many figures who already play in European football.
Who are the 37 boys who will be able to be in the tournament?
Sub 20 World Cup: the draw drums
Mascherano's team will be in Pot 1 and can only meet rivals who do not belong to Conmebol, so only three teams can play Pot 2: England, South Korea and New Zealand.
U20 World Cup draw: Argentina, through the window but favorite
The World Cup will have 24 participants and Argentina, which did not qualify sportingly, will be one of the candidates due to its status as host and its history in these competitions: it won six titles and had its splendor between the last decade of the last century and the first of the new millennium, with José Pekerman at the helm.
Draw for the U20 World Cup: Argentina, in pot 1
The national team will be seeded and will integrate pot 1 along with Uruguay, the United States, France, Senegal and Italy.
In the group stage, as in the Senior World Cup, teams from the same Confederation will not be able to face each other, so in pot 2 (England, South Korea, New Zealand, Brazil, Ecuador and Colombia) there could be a crossover. with only three rivals.
Sub 20 World Cup in Argentina: confirmed the venues where the tournament will be played