World champion Argentina, led by Lionel Messi (36, Paris Saint-Germain), will face Australia and Indonesia.
The Argentine Football Association said on the 22nd (Korean time) through official channels such as its homepage and social media, “We have confirmed two A-match evaluation matches.” We will face Indonesia in 안전놀이터
Argentina, led by Lionel Scalini, lifted the trophy at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar last December. Argentina, which has regained the top spot in the FIFA rankings, plans to fill its A-match in June with an Asian tour that goes around China and Indonesia.
In particular, Argentina’s second opponent, Indonesia, is drawing attention as it is led by Shin Tae-yong. Indonesia is competing in the 2023 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup, which will be held in Qatar in January next year. Indonesia is ranked 149th in the FIFA rankings.
Indonesia finished second behind Jordan and qualified for the Asian Cup finals for the first time in 15 years. Kuwait and Nepal were eliminated. Indonesia has the lowest FIFA ranking among the teams participating in this Asian Cup.
Meanwhile, Indonesia’s first A match in June will be against Palestine (93rd in FIFA rankings).