Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

African Cup Of Nations

Algeria name AFCON 2015 squad

algeriaGhana’s group opponents at next year’s Africa Cup of Nations, Algeria have named their 23-man squad a month ahead of the tournament to be hosted by Equatorial Guinea from January 17 to February 8:

Algeria have been drawn alongside Senegal, Ghana and South Africa in Group C, dubbed the “Group of Death”and will face South Africa in their opening match on January 19.

Algeria were Africa’s top performing team at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, reaching the round of 16 before succumbing to eventual winners Germany.


Goalkeepers: Doukha Izzedine (JS Kabylie), Mbolhi Rais (Philadelphia Union/USA), Mohamed Lamine Zemmamouche (USM Alger)

Defenders: Essaid Belkalem (Trabzonspor/TUR), Madjid Bouguerra (Fujaira), Faouzi Ghoulam (Napoli/ITA), Rafik Haliche (SC Qatar/QAT), Assa Mandi Aissa (Reims/FRA), Carl Medjani (Trabzonspor/TUR), Mesbah Djamel Eddine (Sampdoria/ITA), Mehdi Zeffane(Lyon/FRA).

Midfielders: Mehdi Abeid Mehdi (Newcastle/ENG), Nabil Bentaleb (Tottenham/ENG), Yacine Brahimi (FC Porto/POR), Abdelmoumen Djabou (CA Tunis/TUN), Sofiane Feghouli (Valencia/ESP), Foued Kadir (Real Betis/ESP), Mehdi Lacen (Getafe/ESP), Saphir Tader (Sassuolo/ITA)

Forwards: Ishak Belfodil (Parma/ITA), Riyad Mahrez (Leicester/ENG), Islam Slimani (Sporting Lisbon/POR), Hilal Al Arabi Soudani (Dinamo Zagreb/CRO).

Click to comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

You May Also Like


The British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) issued a memo today stating that they are “not considering applications for any Ghanaian boxers.” This means...

African Cup Of Nations

The Black Stars’ appearance in the 2021 edition will be their 23rd time and they will be keen to end their long awaited drought...

Combat Sports

Malaysia based multi decorated Ghanaian kickboxer, Gerald Dah is in high spirits ahead of his latest fight this Friday after safely landing in Kuala...

Africa Games

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has donated GH¢50,000 to the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) towards this year’s Awards night scheduled for...