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Batista set to succeed Maradona as Argentina coachIt seems that Sergio Batista would be the next successor of Diego Maradona to lead as the coach of Argentina national team. Sergio Batista made his presence along with the national team member of the selection committee and looks like he is in the edge of the brink to become the next coach to lead the national team.

The Argentina Football Association made an announcement on Monday that Barista replied to several questions asked by the selection members which was set by the first division club owners.

Argentina Football association president Julio Grondona who selected Maradona couple of years before will be once again in deciding up the new coach of the AFA. Sources says that there are more chances that Julio could pick up Batista this time as the team needs fresh coach. However the official announcement of the new coach could come by the Tuesday Evening.

Batista who guided Argentina to win a gold medical during the 2008 Olympics and also lead to a taste two victories out of 3 matches in the world cup champion Spain. The only loss was a 1-0 against the match played against Japan last month.

However even Maradona had a opportunity to lead the team as a coach, but however he declined to let off many of hi assistant coaches and as a result his contract as a coach was not extended further. Maradona during a recent interview said that he will looking forward to pick some new assistant and also added that he have backed down to late. Maradona led team picked up 18 victories out of 24 matches played.

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