Another Copa America is starting on which is arranging for the purpose of century year celebration in United States. As this is the 100 year completion of CA, it’s called Copa America Centenario 2016. North, South & Central American leading 16 soccer nation will participate into this biggest tournament. World most famous team like Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico & USA will join in event. Team Argentina playing good football from a few years but can’t able to win any title for them. This Centennial Copa America would be a great chance to Lionel Messi & his team to win a trophy for them. Gerardo Martino the head coach of Argentine team isn’t making any change frequently into squad and working to make a balanced team for them. Players short list of Argentina for FIFA world cup 2014, Copa America 2015 Chile, friendly international & World cup qualifier matches is very same. Though current Argentine players playing extremely well in renowned clubs but still their have few lacking when their footballers playing together for national team.
Latest Update: Messi in, Carlos tevez out from Argentina Squad
Team squad of Argentina for Copa America Centenario 2016, USA:
Goalkeepers: Nahuel Guzman (Tigres), Sergio Romero (Manchester United), Mariano Andujar (Estudiantes)
Defenders: Marcos Rojo (Manchester United), Facundo Roncaglia (Fiorentina), Jonatan Maidana (River), Nicolas Otamendi (Manchester City), Gabriel Mercado (River), Ramiro Funes Mori (Everton), Victor Cuesta (Independiente)
Midfielders: Augusto Fernandez (Atletico Madrid), Ever Banega (Sevilla), Lucas Biglia (Lazio), Javier Mascherano (Barcelona), Erik Lamela (Tottenham), Matias Kranevitter (Atletico Madrid), Javier Pastore (PSG)
Forwards: Gonzalo Higuain (Napoli), Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Sergio Aguero (Manchester City), Nicolas Gaitan (Benfica), Angel Di Maria (PSG), Ezequiel Lavezzi (Hebei Fortune)
After two heart breaking losing into the final in CA & WC, Argentina were little bit nervous but hopeful about the title winning of this Copa America Centenario 2016 in USA. There was a rumor that Argentine players only play well for club football but their performance on last 2 tournament mentioned that right now Argentina have a fit team to defeat any other nations.
Possible best XI:
Sergio Romero; Marcos Rojo, Pablo Zabaleta, Nicolas Otamendi; Angel Di Maria, Javier Mascherano, Javier Pastore, Fernando Gago; Gonzalo Higuain, Lionel Messi, Ezequiel Lavezzi
Few week back, we released a discussion about “Favourites in Copa America Centenario” where Argentina again took place in No. #1 on the basis of our analysis cause of their high quality performance & world ranking.
4 teams including Argentina, USA, Brazil & Mexico already set into the Group cause of top world ranking, host nation and greatest performance in past year Copa America respectively. Argentina took place in Group D and need to play against other 3 teams to qualify for the quarter finals. Draw for the final Schedule of CA 2016 also held on 21 February in New York. 2 of each group among 4 can able to play the next round in this tournament.
Argentina Matches Schedule –
Date – Match against – Venue
6 June – D2 – Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara
10 June – D3 – Soldier Field, Chicago
14 June – D4 – CenturyLink Field, Seattle
Lionel Messi told in a press conference that Argentina target is to win this CA Centenario title in USA and they are working hard for this event. But Argentina taking Brazil, Colombia & host nation United states very seriously. Still now Argentina won Copa America 14 times which is the 2nd most amount of winning of this trophy after Uruguay.
List of all team –
CONMEBOL – Uruguay, Chile, Colombia, Bolivia, Brazil, Argentina, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela, Paraguay
CONCACAF – United States, Haiti, Mexico, Panama, Jamaica, Costa Rica
Beside this biggest tournament of America, another soccer event UEFA Euro 2016 also held on during this month June-July and here you can enjoy all matches live update with sportsmaza.com.