AFCON

Algeria name AFCON squad

2014-12-16 08:31
AFCON 2015 (Supplied)
AFCON 2015 (Supplied)
  Video

A clip from the U12 Danone Nations Cup which took place in Brazil earlier in November. Algeria beat South African 1-0 courtesy of a brilliant spinning back-heel goal.

Cape Town - Algeria squad for Africa Cup of Nations to be hosted by Equatorial Guinea from January 17 to February 8:

Algeria have been drawn alongside Sengal, Ghana and South Africa in Group C, dubbed the "Group of Death" and will face Bafana in their opening match on January 19.

Algeria were Africa's top performing team at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, reaching the round of 16 before succumbing to eventual winners Germany. 

Squad:

Goalkeepers: Doukha Izzedine (JS Kabylie), Mbolhi Rais (Philadelphia Union/USA), Mohamed Lamine Zemmamouche (USM Alger)

Defenders: Essaid Belkalem (Trabzonspor/TUR), Madjid Bouguerra (Fujaira), Faouzi Ghoulam (Napoli/ITA), Rafik Haliche (SC Qatar/QAT), Assa Mandi Aissa (Reims/FRA), Carl Medjani (Trabzonspor/TUR), Mesbah Djamel Eddine (Sampdoria/ITA), Mehdi Zeffane(Lyon/FRA).

Midfielders: Mehdi Abeid Mehdi (Newcastle/ENG), Nabil Bentaleb (Tottenham/ENG), Yacine Brahimi (FC Porto/POR), Abdelmoumen Djabou (CA Tunis/TUN), Sofiane Feghouli (Valencia/ESP), Foued Kadir (Real Betis/ESP), Mehdi Lacen (Getafe/ESP), Saphir Tader (Sassuolo/ITA)

Forwards: Ishak Belfodil (Parma/ITA), Riyad Mahrez (Leicester/ENG), Islam Slimani (Sporting Lisbon/POR), Hilal Al Arabi Soudani (Dinamo Zagreb/CRO).

Read more on:    algeria  |  afcon 2015  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
1 comment
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Vote

Bafana Bafana have been drawn with Cameroon, Gambia and Mauritania in the qualification stages for the 2017 AFCON tournament. Where will Shakes Mashaba's men finish in their pool?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.