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Argentina: Argentina preps for Nicaragua friendly ahead of Copa America

Argentina, San Juan
June 07, 2019 at 10:08 GMT +00:00 · Published

Argentina head coach Lionel Scaloni said his team would have every chance of performing well in the upcoming Copa America if captain Leo Messi "does what he always does for us," during a press conference in San Juan ahead of his team's international friendly against Nicaragua.

"We know we have pure dynamite up there," said Scaloni. "If we are solid surely we will have many more possibilities."

The 2019 Copa America will kick off on June 14 and last until July 7.

Argentina last won the Copa America in 1993 and have been defeated in four of the last five finals.

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Argentina head coach Lionel Scaloni said his team would have every chance of performing well in the upcoming Copa America if captain Leo Messi "does what he always does for us," during a press conference in San Juan ahead of his team's international friendly against Nicaragua.

"We know we have pure dynamite up there," said Scaloni. "If we are solid surely we will have many more possibilities."

The 2019 Copa America will kick off on June 14 and last until July 7.

Argentina last won the Copa America in 1993 and have been defeated in four of the last five finals.

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