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Latin test in Doha for Brazil, Argentina

The fact they are thousands of miles from home will not dim the rivalry as Brazil and Argentina, seven World Cup wins between them, go up against each other in a friendly test in Doha.

After both nations flattered to deceive at the World Cup - Argentina thrashed by Germany in the quarter-finals and Brazil coming up short against Holland - it falls to respective coaches Mano Menezes and Sergio Batista to usher in a new era of success after replacing Dunga and Diego Maradona.

They get an early opportunity to establish their credentials in one of international football's most mouth-watering fixtures with Wednesday's meeting having the added bonus of being far from fanatical home crowds.

Both men have six months to work on their squads before they target glory in July's Copa America, which Argentina will host.

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kulka2166d ago

great game ahead Brazil might take it