Algeria Scrape Victory Over Benin in Halliche Send Off

Algeria extended their unbeaten run to 14 games after Islam Slimani’s goal from the spot kick resulted enough for the Desert Foxes to beat Benin in their first game since winning the 2019 African Cup of Nations.   The hosts, who changed venue to the 5 Juillet stadium, came close to scoring as early as…

AFCON 2019: Algeria progress after a comfortable 3-0 win over Guinea.

Algeria has qualified for the quarter-finals of the African Cup of Nations following their 3-0 victory against Guinea on Sunday evening.   Youcef Belaïli broke the deadlock in the first half for Algeria. Captain Riyad Mahrez and second half substitute Adam Ounas both scored to confirm progression to the next round.   Algeria looked the…

#AFCON2017: Algeria’s worst fears come true

Algeria’s Africa Cup of Nations campaign ended without a win after a 2-2 draw with Senegal capped off a disappointing run of games in Group B. The Desert Foxes needed to win to stand any chance of making it through to the quarter-finals, but two goals from Islam Slimani were not enough to secure the…

#AFCON2017: Algeria vs Senegal Match Preview

Algeria have a huge task to complete if they want to make it to the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations as they have to beat Senegal and hope that other results go their way. The Desert Foxes are currently 3rd in Group B with just one point, after drawing with Zimbabwe and losing…