The draw for the groups of the final phase of the Argentina Sub-20 World Cup 2023 was held this Friday at the headquarters of the Fifa in Zurich.
Argentina and Uruguay are in pot 1 as seeds along with the United States, France, Senegal and Italy; in the 2 are England, South Korea, New Zealand, Brazil, Ecuador and Colombia; in 3, Nigeria, Uzbekistan, Japan, Iraq, Honduras and Fiji; and in 4, Guatemala, the Dominican Republic, Gambia, Israel, Slovakia and Tunisia.
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sam johnson presented the draw, which was directed by the director of FIFA tournaments, the Spanish Jaime Yarza.
A team from each pot was drawn and the principle is that there is no more than one team from the same confederation in a group.
The U-20 World Cup, which will be held in Argentina after the venue was withdrawn from Indonesia, will be played between May 20 and June 11.
Colombia’s first match will be against Israel on May 21, on the 24th it will face Japan and closes with Senegal on the 27th of the same month.
Those led by Hector Cardenaswho have participated in eleven U-20 World Cups, will try to surpass their country’s best historical mark in said competition: the third place achieved by the team that, at that time, led Reinaldo Rueda.
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