Argentina’s pursuit for the Copa America trophy resumes on Saturday as they take the first step towards claiming the trophy following successive runners-up medals.
The team trained on Wednesday ahead of their first competitive appearance following the 4-3 defeat to France in the World Cup quarter-final last year.
Argentina face Colombia, Paraguay and Qatar in Group B of the tournament.
Their first game against Colombia will take place on Saturday at the Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador.
Argentina have not lost against the ‘Cafeteros’ since 2007 winning four out of eight official matches.
Lionel Scaloni’s team have won 14th Copa America titles, however their last triumph came in 1993.
La Albiceleste have named a young, fresh squad for the tournament after a disappointing World Cup campaign. The first real indicator of Scaloni’s rebuilding of the team will be available on Saturday.
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