May 8, 2018 / 11:18 PM / 3 months ago

Soccer - Argentina to face Haiti in World Cup warm up

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina will play Haiti in a World Cup warm-up match on May 29 at Boca Juniors’ ground, the Argentine Football Association said on Tuesday.

The game will be their last in Argentina before heading across the Atlantic, where they face Israel in a friendly on June 9 before beginning their World Cup campaign in Russia on June 16.

Argentina have been drawn in Group D with Iceland, Croatia and Nigeria.

Haiti are ranked 108th in the world, 103 places behind the twice World Cup winners.

Reporting by Andrew Downie; Editing by Toby Davis

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