The Colombian national team continues to strengthen its base by thinking about starting the South American qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup, Which will be held in three countries: the United States, Mexico and Canada.
Since the arrival of Argentine coach Nestor Lorenzo, Colombia has not lost: They won four matches (4-1 against Guatemala, 3-2 against Mexico, 2-0 against Paraguay and 1-2 against Japan) and drew the remaining two (0-0 against the United States and 2-2 against South Korea). .
With the match confirmed to start in September this year, Colombia will play two friendlies in June, to close preparations for the first official challenge of 2023.
It should also be remembered that next year a new edition of the Copa America will be held, also in the United States.
What are the upcoming friendly matches for Colombia
The Colombian Football Confederation has not yet confirmed who Colombia’s next opponents will be, in FIFA’s scheduled date in the week of June 12-20.
However, efforts were made to get “top contenders” into those matches. They will be two European teams that competed in the Qatar 2022 World Cup.
According to information revealed in El VBar, from Radio Caracol, Colombia’s rivals could be Poland and Serbia. Both teams have a free date in the Euro 2024 qualifiers on June 17.
In the event that one of the two teams cannot be determined, the second option will be to play against Azerbaijan, which will not play on the 20th of the same month in those qualifiers.
According to the international match schedule published on the official FIFA website, the South American qualifiers will start in the week of September 4-12.
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