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Algeria 2018/19 adidas Home Kit

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An Algeria men's national football team that includes the likes ofRiyad Mahrez,Islam Slimani (both Leicester City) andNabil Bentaleb (Schalke 04) will return to action next March in AFCON 2019 qualifying action. adidas recently revealed the home kit that all of the Fédération algérienne de footballteam will wear during the 2018/19 international soccer calendar.

Algeria 2016/17 adidas Home and Away Kits

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adidas and the Fédération algérienne de football have dropped the Algeria 2016/17 home and away [...]

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Algeria convert soft penalty to hold Nigeria

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Constantine (Algeria) (AFP) – Yacine Brahimi won and converted a harshly-awarded late penalty to rescue a 1-1 draw for Algeria against already-qualified Nigeria Friday in a World Cup Africa zone Group B dead-rubber.

The Gabonese referee ruled that Abdullahi Shehu fouled Brahimi as he moved into the box in Constantine, but big-screen replays suggested otherwise.

Title-holder Mahrez excluded from CAF nominees

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Johannesburg (AFP) – Reigning African Player of the Year Riyad Mahrez of Algeria failed to make the 30-nominee list of contenders announced Wednesday for the 2017 award.

The winger was a key figure in the Leicester City side that defied 5,000-1 odds and stunned the football world by winning the 2015/16 English Premier League title.

Title-holder Mahrez excluded from CAF nominees

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Johannesburg (AFP) – Reigning African Player of the Year Riyad Mahrez of Algeria failed to make the 30-nominee list of contenders announced Wednesday for the 2017 award.

The winger was a key figure in the Leicester City side that defied 5,000-1 odds and stunned the football world by winning the 2015/16 English Premier League title.

Madjer named new Algeria coach

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Algiers (AFP) – Algeria have brought back former player Rabah Madjer as their new national coach, succeeding the sacked Lucas Alcaraz, the Algerian federation confirmed on Wednesday.

Madjer, 58, becomes the country’s fifth national coach in three years and must pick up the pieces after their failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

Madjer named new Algeria coach

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Algiers (AFP) – Algeria have brought back former player Rabah Madjer as their new national coach, succeeding the sacked Lucas Alcaraz, the Algerian federation confirmed on Wednesday.

Madjer, 58, becomes the country’s fifth national coach in three years and must pick up the pieces after their failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

Algeria women footballers wave red card at stigma

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Algiers (AFP) – When Fathia was seven years old, she would wait each day for classes to end, throw down her schoolbag and rush to play football with the boys from her neighbourhood.

Now in her twenties, Algerian international Fathia plays for all-female club Afak Relizane, where love for “the beautiful game” has trumped gender stereotypes and even militant threats in the conservative yet football-mad North African nation.

Algeria women footballers wave red card at stigma

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Algiers (AFP) – When Fathia was seven years old, she would wait each day for classes to end, throw down her schoolbag and rush to play football with the boys from her neighbourhood.

Now in her twenties, Algerian international Fathia plays for all-female club Afak Relizane, where love for “the beautiful game” has trumped gender stereotypes and even militant threats in the conservative yet football-mad North African nation.

Algeria out after Senegal draw

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Franceville (Gabon) (AFP) Islam Slimani scored twice but Algeria's Africa Cup of Nations hopes were ended after a 2-2 draw with Senegal in Franceville on Monday.

The Leicester City striker put Algeria ahead on two occasions but each time Senegal equalised, first through Papa Diop and then courtesy of Moussa Sow as they finished Group B in first place with seven points.

Algeria out after Senegal draw at Africa Cup of Nations

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Franceville (Gabon) (AFP) Islam Slimani scored twice but Algeria's Africa Cup of Nations hopes were ended after a 2-2 draw with Senegal in Franceville on Monday.

The Leicester City striker put Algeria ahead on two occasions but each time Senegal equalised, first through Papa Diop and then courtesy of Moussa Sow as they finished Group B in first place with seven points.

Mane scores as Senegal reach quarter-finals

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Franceville (Gabon) (AFP) Liverpool star Sadio Mane scored as Senegal defeated Zimbabwe 2-0 in Franceville Thursday to become the first qualifiers for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals.

The Senegalese Teranga Lions burst out of the blocks in the southeastern Gabonese city to score twice within 13 minutes through Mane and Henri Saivet.

Slimani among injury worries for Algeria

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Franceville (Gabon) (AFP) Algeria have injury worries in attack ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations clash with neighbours Tunisia on Thursday with Islam Slimani struggling and Hilal Soudani ruled out.

At a press conference on Wednesday coach Georges Leekens confirmed that Dinamo Zagreb striker Soudani will miss the game in Franceville, south-eastern Gabon, due to a thigh injury.

Slimani among injury worries for Algeria

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Franceville (Gabon) (AFP) Algeria have injury worries in attack ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations clash with neighbours Tunisia on Thursday with Islam Slimani struggling and Hilal Soudani ruled out.

At a press conference on Wednesday coach Georges Leekens confirmed that Dinamo Zagreb striker Soudani will miss the game in Franceville, south-eastern Gabon, due to a thigh injury.

Mahrez scores twice but Algeria held by Zimbabwe

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Franceville (Gabon) (AFP) Riyad Mahrez scored twice but Algeria had to settle for a 2-2 draw with rank outsiders Zimbabwe as their Africa Cup of Nations campaign got off to a slow start in Franceville on Sunday.

Newly-crowed African player of the year Mahrez gave Algeria an early lead in the Group B match but Kudakwashe Mahachi quickly equalised and a penalty before the half-hour mark scored by Nyasha Mushekwi had the Warriors in front.

Mahrez scores twice but Algeria held by Zimbabwe

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Franceville (Gabon) (AFP) Riyad Mahrez scored twice but Algeria had to settle for a 2-2 draw with rank outsiders Zimbabwe as their Africa Cup of Nations campaign got off to a slow start in Franceville on Sunday.

Newly-crowed African player of the year Mahrez gave Algeria an early lead in the Group B match but Kudakwashe Mahachi quickly equalised and a penalty before the half-hour mark scored by Nyasha Mushekwi had the Warriors in front.

Algeria coach wary of Africa Cup of Nations outsiders Zimbabwe

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Franceville (Gabon) (AFP) Virtually all the pre-2017 Africa Cup of Nations talk about Group B has concerned which two countries from Algeria, Senegal and Tunisia will advance to the quarter-finals.

Zimbabwe, who complete the quartet based in southeastern Gabonese city Franceville, have been dismissed as no-hopers in a section featuring three of the top five ranked African teams.

Algeria coach wary of Africa Cup of Nations outsiders Zimbabwe

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Franceville (Gabon) (AFP) Virtually all the pre-2017 Africa Cup of Nations talk about Group B has concerned which two countries from Algeria, Senegal and Tunisia will advance to the quarter-finals.

Zimbabwe, who complete the quartet based in southeastern Gabonese city Franceville, have been dismissed as no-hopers in a section featuring three of the top five ranked African teams.

Moses leads Nigeria to another World Cup win

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Johannesburg (AFP) Victor Moses opened and closed the scoring as Nigeria overcame Algeria 3-1 Saturday to take charge of their group in 2018 World Cup qualifying.

Captain John Obi Mikel, a Chelsea team-mate of Moses, was also on target for Nigeria at a packed Uyo stadium while Nabil Bentaleb scored for Algeria with an unstoppable drive.

Algeria sack coach Rajevac – report

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Algiers (AFP) Algeria sacked national team coach Milovan Rajevac on Tuesday, just over three months after he took charge, according to Algerian public television.

"The Algerian Football Federation have decided to amicably terminate the contract of Milovan Rajevac," the station reported, with the Serb having only replaced Christian Gourcuff in June.

Algeria sack coach Rajevac – report

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Algiers (AFP) Algeria sacked national team coach Milovan Rajevac on Tuesday, just over three months after he took charge, according to Algerian public television.

"The Algerian Football Federation have decided to amicably terminate the contract of Milovan Rajevac," the station reported, with the Serb having only replaced Christian Gourcuff in June.

Africa Cup of Nations seeds named

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Johannesburg (AFP) Title-holders Ivory Coast, hosts Gabon and former champions Algeria and Ghana were named Tuesday as the top seeds for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations tournament.

Ivory Coast defeated four-time champions Ghana after a penalty shootout in Equatorial Guinea last year to win the African football showpiece a second time.

Leicester City’s Slimani set for hurried debut

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London (AFP) Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri could give a debut to record signing Islam Slimani against Liverpool on Saturday even though the Algeria striker is yet to train with the Premier League champions.

Slimani joined Leicester from Sporting Lisbon for an initial fee of around £28 million ($37 million, 33 million euros) on August 31 and is only due to arrive at his new club on Friday after international duty.

Leicester City’s Slimani set for hurried debut

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London (AFP) Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri could give a debut to record signing Islam Slimani against Liverpool on Saturday even though the Algeria striker is yet to train with the Premier League champions.

Slimani joined Leicester from Sporting Lisbon for an initial fee of around £28 million ($37 million, 33 million euros) on August 31 and is only due to arrive at his new club on Friday after international duty.

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Electric Atmosphere: Algerian Cup Tie Illuminated By Massive Fireworks Display In Building Next To Stadium (Video)

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To say the atmosphere was raucous during the Algerian Cup tie between CR Belouzidad and USM Bel Abbes on Monday night is to do it a major disservice.

Indeed,the two sides played out a thrilling 0-0 draw amid a cacophonous din as fans chanted in unison and an entire barrage of fireworks and pyrotechnics were released from the tower block overlooking the stadium, illuminating the pitch in showers of red and green sparks.

AFCON 2017: Senegal ‘Keeper Khadim N’Diaye Indulges In Brazen Act Of Playacting (Video)

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One of the pre-tournament favourites, Algeria, crashed out of the Africa Cup on Nations after drawing 2-2 with a second-string Senegal in their final group game.

The Fennecs' hopes of netting a late winner were also hampered by some bizarre play-acting from Senegal 'keeperKhadim N'Diaye, who produced a rather exquisite dive whilst taking a goal-kick.

Arsenal: Alex Iwobi Pulls Off Audacious Rainbow Flick As Nigeria Beat Algeria 3-1 (Video)

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Despite impressing at various youth levels for England, Lagos-born Alex Iwobi ultimately chose to represent for the country of his birth.

This weekend, the 20-year-old was in action for Nigeria in their World Cup qualifying clash with Algeria, with the young Gunner executing a wonderful piece of skill reminiscent of his uncle Jay-Jay Okocha.

Africa Cup of Nations

Tunisia fire four past Zimbabwe to progress

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Libreville (AFP) Tunisia became the first team to score four goals at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations as they beat Zimbabwe 4-2 in Libreville Monday to seal a quarter-finals place.

The Carthage Eagles, who led 4-1 at half-time, finished Group B runners-up behind Senegal and play Burkina Faso at the same stadium Saturday.

Tunisia fire four past Zimbabwe to progress

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Libreville (AFP) Tunisia became the first team to score four goals at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations as they beat Zimbabwe 4-2 in Libreville Monday to seal a quarter-finals place.

The Carthage Eagles, who led 4-1 at half-time, finished Group B runners-up behind Senegal and play Burkina Faso at the same stadium Saturday.

English Premier League

AFCON 2017: From Sadio Mane to Riyad Mahrez, 10 African stars who will be missed by their Premier League clubs

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Leicester City’s Slimani back to torment Porto

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Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Leicester City may be unfamiliar Champions League opponents for Porto, who visit the King Power Stadium on Tuesday, but Islam Slimani is a player they know all too well.

During his three seasons with Sporting Lisbon, the Algeria striker scored six goals against Porto in six appearances, earning him the nickname 'The Dragon Slayer' from the Lisbon club's fans.

Leicester City’s Slimani back to torment Porto

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Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Leicester City may be unfamiliar Champions League opponents for Porto, who visit the King Power Stadium on Tuesday, but Islam Slimani is a player they know all too well.

During his three seasons with Sporting Lisbon, the Algeria striker scored six goals against Porto in six appearances, earning him the nickname 'The Dragon Slayer' from the Lisbon club's fans.

Arsenal transfer edges closer, Spanish star could demand exit

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According to a local Basque paper, El Correo, Arsenal left back Nacho Monreal could be heading to Athletic Bilbao soon.

Faouzi Ghoulam could replace Nacho Monreal at Arsenal

Arsenal have been linked with a move for Napoli full back, Faouzi Ghoulam and it appears that Monreal will demand a move if the Gunners manage to land Ghoulam.

Arsenal lining up bid for €15m Chelsea target

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Arsenal have already agreed a deal (though not officially confirmed, but going by the media reports it is as good as done) for Chelsea goal keeper Petr Cech, and the two London giants could be involved in few more transfer battles this summer.

Arsenal star: I don’t fart higher than my a*se

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Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has been recalled to the France National team after a long period of time. The 28-year-old has missed a chunk of the early part of the season through injury but has come back strongly and managed 17 goals to his name so far.

France

World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Updated Standings, Results and Talking Points

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The calendar year 2016’s last international break provided the setting for the latest stop in the long road to qualification for the 2018 World Cup. 63 matches were played across six continents, as the qualification picture for the finals in Russia became clearer after the latest round of matches.

Le Deuxième Sexe: Les Femmes de la Rivalité France-Algérie

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Nous connaissons tous la gloire 1998 dans la Coupe de Monde de la France sur son propre sol. Dirigé parZinedine Zidane, Thierry Henry et Lilian Thuram, l'équipe a marqué une victoire pour le monde francophone, en plus de la France continentale. Zidane et ses fortes connexions vers l'Algérie, compte tenu de l'histoire, a joué un.

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Deadline Day: Riyad Mahrez Given Special Permission To Leave Algeria Squad To Finalise Move To ‘New Club’

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With the last hours of the transfer window wicking away, it looks like Riyad Mahrez is finally preparing himself to leave Leicester City.

The winger, who politely informed the Foxes of his desire to leave several months ago, has been given special dispensation to leave the Algeria squad and travel to London in order to "free himself up" to negotiate with an as-yet unnamed new club.

2017 Africa Cup of Nations: All you need to know

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The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations kicks off this Saturday. It is the 31st edition of Africa’s showpiece event, one that has taken place every two years since 1968.

The hosts

Gabon is the host nation, having replaced Libya in August 2014 because of the ongoing civil strife in Libya.

Does Rais M'Bohli have your confidence heading into the season?

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With a full season ahead, is there confidence in Rais M'Bohli?

When the name Rais M'Bolhi is mentioned to Philadelphia Union fans, they don't immediately recall the shutout the goalkeeper recorded versus Houston on September 20 or the debut he made on August 24 against the San Jose Earthquakes.