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Batista to succeed Maradona

2010-11-02 07:37
Sergio Batista (AFP)

Buenos Aires - Sergio Batista has met with a selection committee and is poised to succeed Diego Maradona as Argentina's national team coach.

The Argentina Football Association said Batista met on Monday with the committee - made up of first-division club owners - and was poised to be named the new coach on Tuesday. AFA president Julio Grondona, who appointed Maradona two years ago, will have the final say in naming Batista.

Batista has been the interim coach since Maradona was dropped as coach just weeks after Argentina was defeated 4-0 by Germany in the World Cup quarter-finals.

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