Two time winners of the Fifa World Cup Argentina will be taking on Republic of Ireland in a International Friendly match on 11 August 2010, in dublin for what will be a grand opening of the 50,000 capacity stadium called Aviva Stadium which is jointly owned by FAI and the IRFU. Argentina will be the first team to take on Ireland at the new Aviva Stadium, the FAI have announced. On paper it is a miss match but there is alot more than just the competition what fans are looking for in this game as Irish history stadium is opening.
Republic of Ireland vs Argentina
Date/Time: Aug 11, 2010, 2:45pm
IRELAND vs ARGENTINA FRIENDLY MATCH PREVIEW: Argentina are coming into this match after that very dispointing defeat in the hands of Germany at the World Cup, they will be looking to put up a real show under the new manager to impress the fans who were upset after the defeat, this is kind of a new era for most of the international teams and argentinaare no different, On the other hand Ireland will be looking to kick start their international season with a good showing and make a statement before Euro 2012 qualifiers gets underway.