Algeria Victorious Over Mauritania, Despite a Poor First-Half Performance

Mauritania took the lead in the 18th minute, after a goal from El Hacen El Id. However Algeria came out strong in the second-half, Sofiane Hanni, Baghdad Bounedhaj and Nabil Bentaleb helped the Desert Foxes to a 3-1 victory. It was George Leekens’ first home game in charge of the Algerian National team and he opted to…

Algeria v Mauritania: Match Preview

Algeria’s national side begin their preparation for the Africa Cup of Nations with an international friendly against Mauritania. The Desert Foxes’ opponents are ranked 107th in the FIFA World Rankings, and faced Tunisia in a friendly match last November where the score finished 0-0. Blida will be the location of George Leekens’ first game in…