Thursday, October 23, 2014   

Argentina announces World Cup squad
(06-03 16:51)

Argentina's 23-player World Cup squad announced by coach Alejandro Sabella with the list headed by Barcelona's Lionel Messi but missing midfielder Ever Banega, Nicols Otamendi and Jose Sosa.
Banega was left out after Sabella elected to side with Celta Vigo's Augusto Fernandez, who has recovered from injury.
Two-time world champions Argentina, who haven't been past the quarter-finals since the 1990 World Cup, will play debutants Bosnia in their Group F opener on June 15.
The South Americans have also been drawn alongside Iran and African Cup of Nations champions Nigeria. --AFP   
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