Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Football | Afcon

Algeria ignore Bougherra, Djebbour



Algeria coach Vahid Halilhodzic on Tuesday published the names of 24 players summoned to take part in the team’s final workshop ahead of the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations.

The preparations will take place as from January 2 in South Africa.

Former Rangers centre back Madjid Bougherra and Olympiacos striker Rafik Djebbour have been dropped from the list, which will also see the removal of one more player.

Algeria will open their campaign against fellow North Africans Tunisia on January 22 at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg before facing the other two members of Group D Togo and Ivory Coast.

List

Goalkeepers: Rais Mbolhi (Kryla Sovetov, Russie), Cedric Si Mohammed (JSM Bejaia), Azzeddine Doukha (USM Harrach).

Defenders : Essaid Belkalem (JS Kabylie), Carl Medjani (AC Ajaccio, France), Rafik Halliche (Académica Coimbra, Portugal), Ali Rial (JS Kabylie), Mehdi Mostefa (AC Ajaccio, France), Liassine Cadamuro (Real Sociedad, Spain), Djamel Mesbah (Milan AC, Italy), Faouzi Ghoulam (Saint-Etienne, France).

Midfielders : Adlene Guedioura (Nottingham Forest, England), Medhi Lacen (Getafe, Spain), Khaled Lemmouchia (Club Africain, Tunisia), Saad Tedjar (USM Alger), Hameur Bouazza (Santander, Spain), Ryad Boudebouz (Sochaux, France), Foued Kadir (Valenciennes, France), Sofiane Feghouli (Valence, Spain), Djamel Abdoun (Olympiakos, Greece).

Attackers: Hilal Soudani (Vitoria Guimaraes, Portugal), Islam Slimani (CR Belouizdad), Mohamed Amine Aoudia (ES Setif), Ishak Belfodil (Parma, Italy).



Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Other Live Streaming

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Sports Talk



Calvin Emeka Onwuka
Ranieri must do an Atletico Madrid
One of the abiding images of the 2004 season for me was the celebration from Claudio Ranieri after...

Segun Odegbami
Sunday needs more time
My piece on Chan 2016 last week was not intended to make an excuse for the poor showing of the...

Dr Errol Sweeney
Crucial semis hung on refs' decisions
This week two English Capital One Cup semifinals were decided on mistakes by the referees and their...

Emeka Enyadike
Rwandan fans show how it’s done
One thing that endeared me to African Football growing up in the ‘80s and ‘90s was the full house...