The Argentina legend died on Nov. 25 on the age of 60 following a coronary heart assault.
UEFA and CONMEBOL are reportedly seeking to organise the encounter between Copa America winners Argentina and Euro 2020 champions Italy in Naples, town the place Maradona had a few of his best successes.
“It’s a dream but additionally a necessity by the 2 federations,” Tapia said regarding the possible encounter.
“I do know that work is being performed, however we even have a actuality of calendars that should be finalised. We want the European golf equipment to present the gamers three extra days. We would like it and so does Italy.”
Possible dates in December and January 2022 are being thought-about for the sport however Argentina and Italy have a busy schedule forward with World Cup qualifiers in September, October and November.
The membership honoured his reminiscence by renaming their ground the Diego Armando Maradona stadium.
If the sport is held this yr, it’s going to come simply months after Italy’s Euro 2020 triumph and Argentina’s Copa America success.
Italy beat England on penalties to lift their first European title since 1968 whereas Argentina won their first major honour in 28 years by edging Brazil on the Maracana stadium.
“And naturally, [thanks] additionally to Diego, who for certain supported us wherever he’s,” he stated.