MEXICO - The Argentine football team advanced to the Under 17 World Cup knockout stage of the category that is celebrated in Mexico, benefiting the goalless draw that saw the combined Canada and Rwanda, the area C of the competition.
The set albiceleste, directed by Oscar Garre, had been last Friday, on the verge of elimination after a 1-3 defeat to Japan for the Group B World Cup.
With this setback, Argentina was ranked third in the section, with three points, the product of a single victory (2-1 to Jamaica) and two drops (the pointed to the Japanese and the debut of 0-3 with France) .
Thus, the Argentine team was assured a place among the four best third in the opening phase, which gives the possibility of advancing in the tournament.
Is that People's Republic of Korea (zone A) and Canada (zone C) also placed third, but with fewer units (2) Garre's team.
In the match played in the city of Pachuca, Hidalgo in the stadium, the Canadian representative could not with his counterpart from Rwanda, which drew goalless. Therefore, the two were eliminated from the competition.
"Perhaps the fate give us a life. I do not know. But we must learn the lesson. Do not give more laps," theorized Garre, when he still did not know the outcome of the match played at Pachuca key.
According to what is revealed on the website of the AFA, the Argentine coach was made "responsible" for what little he could deploy the computer in the first phase of the competition.
Argentina's opponent could be the winner of Group C (England) or the winner of the D