Madjid Bougherra has retired from international football after Algeria's elimination from the African Cup of Nations.
A brace by Cote d’Ivoire star Wilfried Bony and a goal by Gervinho has booked their spot in the AFCON semi-finals.
Five standout performers from the group stage of this year's Africa Cup of Nations, which concluded on Wednesday evening.
Algeria now look set to be without their deadly striker, Islam Slimani, for their crucial Group C match against Senegal.
Lakhdar Belloumi has called on his country's team head coach, Christian Gourcuff, to inject new faces against Senegal.
Asamoah Gyan returned from a bout of malaria to score a stoppage-time winner and keep Ghana's AFCON hopes alive with a 1-0 win over Algeria.
Ghana coach Avram Grant makes two changes from his previous line-up as the Black Stars take on Algeria in Mongomo.
Algeria coach Christian Gourcuff's mother passed away on Thursday but he is expected to be on the touchline for Friday's game.
Algeria coach Christian Gourcuff's mother passed away on Thursday but the Frenchman is expected to be on the touchline for Friday's African Nations...
Algeria assistant coach Nabil Neghiz has promised "classy football" from the team when they take on Ghana on Friday.
Bafana Bafana players must look past a missed penalty, an own goal and horror goalkeeping errors in their opening AFCON match loss.
Tokelo Rantie says he will volunteer to take penalties despite his crucial spot-kick miss in an African Cup of Nations defeat by Algeria.
Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula says criticism directed at Bafana striker Tokelo Rantie for his missed penalty is unwarranted.
Super Eagles midfielder, Sunday Mba, has backed Algeria's Desert Foxes to emerge as champions of AFCON 2015.
South Africa captain Dean Furman says that Bafana Bafana were unlucky to lose to Algeria and that their next game is vital.