Forgot Password

 

Register

 

Create your Connect ID

This will allow you to login to all DStv websites & applications




or
Login using
x

Email Reset

 




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

Football | Afcon

Algeria fans © Backpagepix

Lift the Algerian flag the highest – Soudani



Algerian striker Hilal Al Arabi Soudani expressed his determination to succeed just a few days before kick-off of the Africa Cup of Nations 2013.

Les Fennecs, who have been in South Africa for a few days now, held South Africa to a goalless draw on Saturday in Soweto during a warm-up match, which is a very encouraging feat according to Soudani.

“Against South Africa we showed strong aspects of our game and we could have won the match,’’ he said.

‘We were faced with a strong South African team who were playing with the support of their fans, but we were able to develop our usual game.”

The former ASO Chlef player is aware of the difficulties that await them in Group D where they will meet Ivory Coast, Tunisia and Togo, but is counting on the good preparation they have put in to meet the challenge.

“This is a very difficult group with teams that need no introduction. The outcome of these matches will depend on small details, but with the preparation that we have done, we are aware of the task that lies ahead,” admitted the striker.

“Qualification remains our goal, and not only for the players and the staff, but also for all our fans who support us and who encourage the national team. We will do all we can to lift the Algerian flag the highest.”

Hilal Al Arabi Soudani first appeared for the national team in June 2011 against Morocco and has since scored six goals in nine games for les Fennecs.

Shop

Gerrard: My Autobiography
Steven Gerrard is a hero to millions, not only as the inspirational captain of Liverpool FC, but as a key member of the England team.
R152.00
Rafa: My Story
Revelatory memoir from the greatest sportsman in the world today.
R182.00
FIFA 14
Xbox 360
R549.00
Mitre Ultimatch Soccer Ball - White
A high quality football, offering high performance at both training and during football matches.
R252.00


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

Live Video Streaming

Football's Greatest Managers - Bill Shankly
Commonwealth Games H\L - Day 8
SS5
Thu, 31 Jul @ 05:59
Commonwealth Games H\L - Day 8 - Africa

Sports Talk



Calvin Emeka Onwuka
Football arms race
Those of us old enough to remember the arms race and the cold war years can’t help but feel the...

Dr Errol Sweeney
World Cup refs return home 'battered and bruised'
The World Cup is over for another four years and already the post mortem has started into some...

Sunday Oliseh
What Germany did to become champs
The 2002 Japan and South Korea World Cup saw the Germans lose in the Finals to Brazil, thanks to...

Collins Okinyo
Amrouche is his own worst enemy
Thunder has struck twice with news of Harambee Stars coach Adel Amrouche being slapped with a...

Claudia Ekai
Save our Stars
First and foremost, it is not all over for Harambee Stars in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations...

Carol Radull
The Harambee Stars' secrets
A week ago Kenya’s Harambee Stars hosted Burundi in our first international friendly this year. I...