Algeria To Miss Influential Atal, Feghouli In AFCON 2019 Semis Clash Vs Nigeria

Algeria To Miss Influential Atal, Feghouli  In AFCON 2019 Semis  Clash Vs Nigeria

Algeria will be without two of their key players, Youcef Atal and Sofiane Feghouli, in Sunday’s AFCON 2019 semifinal clash against the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Completesports.com reports.

The Desert Foxes defeated the Elephants of Cote d’lvoire 4-3 on penalties on Thursday to secure their passage into the last four. The game ended 1-1 in regulation time.

Attal, a defender who plays for French club, OGC Nice was replaced by Mehdi Zeffane in the 30th minute of the encounter after picking up an injury.

He was joined on the treatment table by Feghouli who was replaced by Andy Delort deep into stoppage time.

Both players are not expected to be fit in time for the game against the Super Eagles.

The Super Eagles booked their passage into the last four following a 2-1 win against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa on Wednesday.

The Nigeria versus Algeria clash will kick off at 8pm Nigerian time on Sunday, at the Cairo International Stadium.

By Adeboye Amosu in Cairo

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COMMENTS

WORDPRESS: 5
  • Oh i wish them quick recovry,because we want to beat them with their best players on the pitch,God bless super eagles

     
    • Hamid 4 months ago

      Dream is nice, but you have to see the reality. We have two teams and we will beat you with our second team.

       
      • Just like we have two teams two.. it won’t come easy bro 

         
      • Wait oo,boy are u an Algerian? I like this,because this will surely be the last time u wil post here,Up super eagles,nija 4-Alg 0

         
  • Onyeagoro Johnson Chima 4 months ago

    Everyone should pray for Nigeria. Revelation had it that Nigeria struggled to score a goal that will keep them in this competition which they couldn’t achieve. And someone is very patriotic that Nigeria will win by 4 goals. That’s good. But you need to pray.