Algeria Name Strong Squad For Eagles Clash

By Adebayo Williams

Algeria have named a strong squad for their clash with the Super Eagles in a World Cup qualifier on 12 November at the Uyo International Stadium. The team has called up 18 professionals to the camp ahead of the match.

Leicester City duo, Riyad Mahrez and Islam Slimani, have been handed invitations while West Ham’s Sofiane Feghouli also makes the list.


Goalkeepers: Rais M’Bolhi (Antalyaspor, Turkey)

Defenders: Hicham Belkaroui (ES Tunis), Aissa Mandi (Real Betis, Spain), Carl Medjani (CD Leganés, Spain), Liassine Cadamuro (Servette Geneva, Switzerland), Faouzi Ghoulam (Napoli, Italy)

Midfielders: Nabil Betaleb (Schalke 04, Germany), Mehdi Abeid (Dijon FCO, France), Adlène Guedioura (Watford FC, England), Sapphire Taïder (Bologna FC, Italy), Ryad Boudebouz (Montpellier, France), Yacine Brahimi (FC Porto Portugal), Sofiane Feghouli (West Ham United, England), Rachid Ghezzal (Olympique Lyon, France), Adam Ounas (Bordeaux, France).

Forwards: Riyad Mahrez (Leicester City, England), Islam Slimani (Leicester City, England), Hilal Soudani El Arabi (Dinamo Zagreb, Croatia).

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