Argentina, Colombia to play Sept 11 exhibition in New Jersey

Argentina's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring the opening goal of his team during the group D match between Argentina and Nigeria, at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, June 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Argentina and Colombia will meet in an exhibition on Sept. 11 at MetLife Stadium, home to the NFL’s New York Giants and the New York Jets.

The match, announced Wednesday, will be among the first friendlies for the nations after the World Cup.

Colombia previously announced a Sept. 7 exhibition against Venezuela at Miami Gardens, Florida.

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