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Batista set to be confirmed as Argentina coach

BUENOS AIRES (AFP) - Interim Argentina coach Sergio Batista, who succeeded Diego Maradona in July, is set to be confirmed in his post by the Argentine Football Federation (AFA) on Tuesday.

The AFA executive committee are expected to make the announcement the day after a meeting at which Batista assisted, according to AFA sources on Monday.

Batista was asked for "a summary of his interim role and to explain what he expected to do if appointed," AFA spokesman Andres Ventura said after the meeting.

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GJ232184d ago

Good luck to him. A lot of responsibility for him to take on

kulka2183d ago

4-1 thrasing of Spain may have played a big role in this