Tag: Algeria

Algeria Coach Resigns after AFCON Exit
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Algeria Coach Resigns after AFCON Exit

Algeria coach Georges Leekens has resigned after his side was bundled out of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations, Gabon 2017. Leekens team were tagged favourites but failed to live up to the billing as they crashed out after 2-2 draw against Senegal in their ultimate Group B match on […]

Riyad Mahrez Wins CAF African Footballer of The Year Award
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Riyad Mahrez Wins CAF African Footballer of The Year Award

Algeria and Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez has been named the 2016 Confederation of African Football’s player of the year. The 25-year-old Algerian was instrumental to Leicester’s Premier League title last season, and his contribution to the Algerian National team cannot go unnoticed. Senegal and Liverpool striker Sadio Mane and […]

Is Leekens A Threat To The Super Eagles?
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Is Leekens A Threat To The Super Eagles?

Algeria on Thursday named Belgium’s Georges Leekens as replacement for coach Milovan Rajevac who was sacked from the post a little over three months. It could be recalled that the 67-year-old had been in charge of the desert foxes in the past (2003). He takes over from the Serbian (Rejavac) […]