The Algeria national football team is one of the most famous teams in Africa. Algeria is a relatively new country and has only been around since 1962. The first FIFA World Cup they qualified for was in 1982, and they were disappointed, finishing last place. Since then, they have qualified for six World Cups and have seen their fair share of ups and downs. The outmoded rivals of Algeria are Tunisia, Morocco, and Egypt. The team’s most affected goalkeeper is Raïs M’Bolhi, and also Alexandre Oukidja.
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For the past couple of decades, Algeria has been one of Africa’s most famous football teams due to its exciting style of play. They have won the African Cup of Nations four times and are also renowned for being one of three African teams to have qualified for the FIFA World Cup in 2014. They have won the African Cup of Nations four times and are also famous for being one of three African teams to have qualified for the FIFA World Cup in 2014.
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Algerian Football Federation governs it.
Algeria football team jersey
They have two different types of jerseys. the first color is white and the second is Green
Algeria Football team info details
The team’s present captain is Riyad Mahrez. Presently, let’s see some helpful information about the group.
The nickname of the team: The Greens, The Fennec Foxes, The Desert Warriors
Association: Algeria Football Federation
Confederation: CAF (Africa)
Sub-confederation: UNAF (North Africa)
Head Coach: Djamel Belmadi
Captain: Riyad Mahrez
Most Caps: Lakhdar Belloumi (100)
Top Scorer: Islam Slimani
FIFA Code: ALG
Home Stadium: Mustapha Tchaker Stadium Stade du 5 Juillet
Current ranking: 32 in 2 (19 November 2021)
Highest: 15 (October 2014)
Lowest: 103 (June 2008)
First international: Algeria 2–1 Bulgaria on 6 January 1963.
Biggest win: Algeria 15–1 South Yemen (Tripoli, Libya; 17 August 1973)
World Cup Result
FIFA World Cup Appearances: 4 (first in 1982)
Best Result: Round of 16 (2014).
Africa Cup of Nations Appearance: 19 (first in 1968)
Best Result: Champions (1990, 2019)
Algeria National Football Team players
FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifications were called up in world cup matches against Djibouti and Burkina Faso on 16 November 2021.
|Players name||position||Playing Club||Date of Birth (age)|
|Raïs M'Bolhi||Goalkeeper||Al-Ettifaq||25 April 1986 (age 35)|
|Alexandre Oukidja||Goalkeeper||Metz||19 July 1988 (33)|
|Aïssa Mandi (vice-captain)||Defender||Villarreal||22 October 1991 (30)|
|Ramy Bensebaini||Defender||Borussia||16 April 1995 (26)|
|Djamel Benlamri||Defender||Qatar SC||25 December 1989 (31)|
|Youcef Atal||Defender||Nice||17 May 1996 (25)|
|Ayoub Abdellaoui||Defender||Al-Ettifaq||16 February 1993 (28)|
|Réda Halaïmia||Defender||Beerschot||28 August 1996 (25)|
|Sofiane Feghouli||Mid-fielder||Galatasaray||26 December 1989 (31)|
|Ismaël Bennacer||Mid-fielder||Milan||1 December 1997 ( 23)|
|Haris Belkebla||Mid-fielder||Brest||28 January 1994 (27)|
|Hicham Boudaoui||Mid-fielder||Nice||23 September 1999 (22)|
|Ramiz Zerrouki||Mid-fielder||Twente||26 May 1998 (23)|
|Adem Zorgane||Mid-fielder||Charleroi||6 January 2000 (21)|
|Riyad Mahrez (captain)||Forward||Manchester City||21 February 1991 (30)|
|Baghdad Bounedjah||Forward||Al-Sadd||30 November 1991 (age 30)|
|Youcef Belaïli||Forward||Qatar SC||14 March 1992 (29)|
|Adam Ounas||Forward||Napoli||11 November 1996 (25)|
|Saïd Benrahma||Forward||West Ham United||10 August 1995 (26)|
They were selected for the FIFA World Cup 2010, 2014, and 2018. Afterward, the Algeria National football team was already qualified for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup tournament; besides, the team was selected to play the Africa Cup of Nations 2021.