Sports desk, Jan 17: Argentina’s world cup winning football team, including Lionel Messi, is likely to visit Bangladesh in June.
The visit by the Argentina soccer team is almost finalised, Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) President Kazi Salahuddin told the media on Tuesday.
“A talk on terms and conditions regarding their visit to the country is in progress,” the BFF president added.
He mentioned, “Argentina said they would like to visit Bangladesh during the FIFA window in June 2023.”
Regarding the tournament venue, Salahuddiin said the match will be held at Bangabandhu Stadium in the capital.
The National Sports Council has already agreed to carry out necessary renovation work there, he added.
However, it is yet to be decided which team will play with Argentina.
“Argentina will provide us with a list of countries after talking with their coach and we will pick one,” the BFF president said.
Lionel Messi reigned supreme in Qatar last year as Argentina claimed glory in the 2022 FIFA World Cup, defeating France in the final.