Monday, May 28, 2007

Argentina start preparations to face Switzerland

A depleted Argentina squad started working towards this Saturday's friendly match against Switzerland in Basel.

Staying at the Hilton Hotel, ten players were present for the Albicelestes' first training session in Swiss soil.

Roberto ABBONDANZIERI, Gabriel HEINZE, Javier PINOLA, Fabricio COLOCCINI, Fernando GAGO, Javier MASCHERANO, Lucho GONZALEZ, Carlos TEVEZ, Lionel MESSI and Javier SAVIOLA.

The rest of the "gang" will arrive later today and won't make it in time to participate in this training activity. They are: Leo FRANCO, Gabriel and Diego MILITO, Roberto AYALA, Pablo AIMAR, Jonás GUTIERREZ, Nicolás BURDISSO, Javier ZANETTI, Esteban CAMBIASSO and Hernán CRESPO.

It is confirmed that we will also face Algeria. The possible venue for this game (to be played on 6 June) is Barcelona.

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