Scaloni signs deal to remain as Argentina coach

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Argentina manager Lionel Scaloni has extended his declaration until 2026, the country's FA said connected Monday aft helium led the squad to their World Cup triumph successful Qatar past year.

Scaloni, who took Argentina to the Copa America rubric successful 2021, renewed his declaration aft gathering with AFA president Claudio Tapia successful Paris connected Monday, taking him done to the adjacent World Cup successful Canada, Mexico and the United States.

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"Claudio Tapia and Lionel Scaloni met to adjacent the hold of the declaration arsenic manager of the Senior Selection until 2026," the AFA said successful a statement.

Tapia travelled to Paris to be FIFA's 'The Best' Awards wherever Scaloni was named Best Coach for 2022.

"I americium eternally grateful to the president of the AFA for giving maine the accidental to manager this fantastic nationalist team," Scaloni said connected receiving the award. "I'm thankful for the players, those 26 who led america to glory. Without them we could not person achieved anything."

Scaloni, who played for Argentina's Newell's Old Boys, Lazio and Mallorca, began his clip with the nationalist squad arsenic portion of the coaching unit led by Jorge Sampaoli, who was sacked aft they exited successful the circular of 16 astatine the 2018 World Cup successful Russia.

"When spot is high, the connection is elemental and effective. We volition proceed to put successful our nationalist squad project, on with Lionel Scaloni, manager of the satellite champions," Tapia said successful a quality release.

Scaloni has a grounds of 37 wins, 15 draws and 5 defeats successful 57 games arsenic Argentina's caput coach.

Information from Reuters was utilized successful this story.

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