The Football Association of Ireland have confirmed that Argentina will be the opposition for the opening international game at the the Aviva Stadium.

The Republic of Ireland senior team will play the two-time World Cup winners on Wednesday, 11 August 2010 for the first international match at the new 50,000-seater stadium.

The Aviva Stadium is on schedule to open next year.

The stadium will also host the 2011 UEFA Europa Cup final and will also host all six matches of the Four Associations Tournament involving, Northern Ireland, Wales, Scotland and the Republic the same year.