Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Algeria Name Squad Ahead Of Nigeria World Cup Qualifier

Despite not having anything to play for beyond pride, Algeria has listed a very strong squad to play Nigeria in the dead rubber last Group B match of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

Algeria new coach Raber Madjer, on Tuesday listed Leicester City duo of Riyad Mahrez and Islam Slimani in the 23-man team to take on Super Eagles on November 10 in Constantine.

Madjer is also going to use the same line-up to take on Central African Republic four days later in an international window in Algiers.

GOALKEEPERS: Chamseddine Rahmani (CS Constantine, Algeria), Faouzi Chaouchi (MC Algiers, Algeria) and Abdelkadir Salhi (CR Belouizdad, Algeria).

DEFENDERS: Mohamed Khouthir Ziti (ES Setif, Algeria), Youcef Attal (KV Kortrijk, Belgium), Faouzi Ghoulam (SSC Napoli, Italy), Houari Ferhani (JS Kabylie, Algeria), Aissa Mandi (Betis Sevilla, Spain), Liassine Cadamuro (Nîmes Olympique, France), Rami Bensebaini (Stade Rennais, France), Ayoub Abdellaoui (USM Alger, Algeria), Carl Medjani (Sivasspor, Turkey).

MIDFIELDERS: Bentaleb, Abderraouf Benguit (USM Alger, Algeria), Ismael Bannecar (Empoli FC, Italy), Yacine Brahimi (Porto FC, Portugal), Abdelmoumen Djabou (ES Setif, Algeria)

STRIKERS: Riyad Mahrez, Islam Slimani (Leicester City), Zinedine Ferhat (Le Havre AC, France), Baghdad Bounedjah (Al Sadd Sport, Qatar), Hilal El Arabi Soudani (GNK Dinamo Zagreb, Croatia) and Sofiane Hanni (RSC Anderlecht, Belgium).

However missing from the team is AS Monaco's Rachid Ghezzal as well as Rais M'Bolhi, Djamel Benlamri and Sofiane Feghouli.

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