Algeria Top Group A

Algeria level with Argentina on 31 games without suffering a defeat, after their 4-0 victory away to Niger on day four of the second round of qualifying for the 2022 World Cup. Early on in the day Burkina Faso’s victory against Djibouti pushed them up to first place in group A, so Algeria needed the…

Record Breakers

Algeria reach 30 games without suffering a defeat after a 6-1 thrashing against Niger which saw a brace from both the skipper Riyad Mahrez and second half substitute Islam Slimani, who became the all-time top goal scorer after surpassing Mohamed Tasfaout’s 36 international goals . Djamel Belmadi made a few changes to the team that…

The Heroes’ Welcome

The Algerian Paralympic Delegation were welcomed back home as heroes and have been honoured for their achievements at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. The delegation arrived back in Algiers, the Algerian capital, on Wednesday 8 September, where they were collected by a decorated bus from Houari Boumediene International airport. Text on the bus (pictured above)…

Third Place at Diamond League Final

Triple jumper Yasser Mohamed Triki finished on Thursday in third place in the Men’s Triple Jump event at the Diamond League Final in Zurich. The Algerian missed out on the medals in Tokyo2020 after beating the national record with a jump of 17.43m earning him fifth place and just missed out on third place by…

Frustrating Draw for Algeria

Algeria shares the spoils with Burkina Faso in their second world cup qualifier match, which resulted in a frustrating one-all draw. The Algerian National Team travelled to neighbouring North African country Morocco to dispute this counter at the Marrakesh Stadium as the Burkina Faso stadium is not deemed at a FIFA standard. The Desert Foxes…