Argentina Football Association (AFA) president Claudio Tapia and vice-president Daniel Angelici met Sampaoli on Monday and it was agreed the coach will stay in charge despite the last-16 exit at the World Cup.
But Sampaoli has been given a stay of execution after his assistant Sebastian Beccacece, who was set to lead the Under-20 squad at the COTIF L'Alcudia tournament, left his post to take over at Defensa y Justicia.
Sampaoli will now assume that responsibility for the U-20 competition, which runs from July 28 until August 7.
However, the AFA said in a statement that Sampaoli's future will be reviewed at the next meeting of its executive committee at the end of July.
El Presidente de la @afa, Claudio Tapia, acompañado del Vicepresidente 1°, Daniel Angelici, se reunieron hoy con el DT de la Selección Argentina, Jorge Sampaoli https://t.co/GMwvdMX39M pic.twitter.com/X641K7zLhv— AFA (@afa) July 9, 2018
The AFA release read: "The meeting, which took place at the Ezeiza training facility and lasted about an hour, was about the performance of the national team in the World Cup.
"Meanwhile, at the next meeting of the executive committee agreed for the end of the month, the leaders will conduct a joint assessment of the coach's work until this point."