Official: Argentina will face Italy in a duel between the Copa America and Eurocopa champions
After lifting the Copa America in Brazil, he became Argentina national team He will have the opportunity to uphold his last title against another world power like Italy, which left with the last European Championship. The authorities of CONMEBOL and the European Football Association (UEFA) confirmed that the transit date will be on June 2022. The day is not specified, although it is talking about the first week of the announced month and the possible places are England (Wembley) and the United States (New York).
Six months before the next World Cup which will be held in December next year in Qatar, The Albiceleste and the I visit They will be tested with the intercontinental title at stake. The project between South Americans and Europeans includes the opening of a joint office in London where relevant issues between the continental confederations will be discussed.
The meeting between the national teams will simulate what was old Intercontinental Cup between clubs, which was played for the last time in 2004 with a cross between Porto de Portugal and Ponce Caldas de Colombia (then the Club World Cup took place). currently The duel will be at the state level: “With this agreement, CONMEBOL and UEFA express their commitment to developing football beyond their geographical regions, as a bridge uniting peoples, countries, continents and cultures”Published in a statement the entity that governs football in South America.
Later, there are versions of a competition with four contenders in 2025. On that occasion, the “European and America Cup” will include these champions and runners-up in the two competitions. It will be a reissue Cuba Artemio Franchi o The Intercontinental Cup for the national team, held in 1985 and 1993. Argentina won the last title against Denmark on penalties (after a 1-1 draw in normal time).
So the group led by Lionel Scaloni It adds another window of activity to its calendar, considering that the triple date of the October qualifiers is approaching and that November, January and March will be presented on double days in a row. Namely, in March 2022, the South American qualifiers will end, so Argentina would have secured their ticket to Qatar 2022 if they had kept their place in the table (and they are currently accompanying Brazil).
For their part, these are from Roberto Mancini They will finish their participation in Group C of the UEFA Qualifiers on Monday 15 November, when they visit Northern Ireland. The Italians will rest on the double date of October (they will be released twice in a row) and depending on the results in their region, they could be in a very good position against the score and their potential direct entry into the World Cup. Today it leads with 14 points, followed by Switzerland (with 8), he has two games to play and will visit Earth blue In the penultimate date. It must be remembered that the second goes to Repechage with another European country.
The winners of the CONMEBOL Copa América will face the winners of the Eurocopa
Today, the Confederation of America and the European Football Association (UEFA) announced the extension of their current cooperation, as well as the organization of a match between the winner of the CONMEBOL Copa América 2021 title in Argentina and the winner of the Euro 2020 championship in Italy during the international window in June 2022. In place to be confirmed.
The organization of this match is part of the expansion of cooperation between CONMEBOL and UEFA, which includes in particular the categories of women’s football, futsal and youth, referee exchange, as well as technical training programmes.
The agreement reached by the two organizations currently covers three versions of this match between the respective continental winners, and also includes the opening of a joint office in London, which will be responsible for coordinating projects of mutual interest.
With this agreement, CONMEBOL and UEFA express their commitment to developing football beyond their geographical regions, as a bridge that unites people, countries, continents and cultures.
The CONMEBOL Council and the UEFA Executive Committee also expressed their firm intention to continue to cooperate on other matters of common interest in the future.
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