By Adeboye Amosu:
Algeria coach, Georges Leekens has added Rio 2016 Olympics star, Sofiane Bendebka to the squad that will face Nigeria in a Russia 2018 World Cup qualifying fixture on Saturday at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
The Fennecs have been ravaged by injuries to some of their key stars ahead of the crucial fixture.
Napoli of Italy centre- back, Faouzi Gboulam is the latest player to have pulled out of the game following a groin injury he sustained while in action for his club.
Bendebka who plays for local side, Hussein Dey was part of the Algeria U-23 side that played at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
The North Africans drew 1-1 against Cameroon in their first match in the group.
The former African champions are expected to arrive Uyo today (Thursday) and will have a feel of the Godswill Akpabio Stadium on Friday