Leekens Set To Be Named Algeria Coach

Leekens Set To Be Named Algeria Coach



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Belgian Georges Leekens is set to be re-appointed as the coach for the Algerian senior national team, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.


The Fennec of Algeria are without a coach ahead of next month's 2018 World Cup qualifier against Nigeria after Serbian Milovan Rajevac resigned following his side's 1-1 draw at home to Cameroon.


According to National Radio and Ennahar in Algeria, the 67-year-old Lokeren coach is expected in Algiers on Thursday at the federal office in Sidi Moussa in Algiers to finalise details of his new deal.


Leekens was also briefly coach of Algeria for six games in 2003.


Leekens, a former Tunisia coach, will also forward the list of players he wants to use to prosecute the game against Nigeria at in Uyo in a fortnight.

​Nigeria currently lead African World Cup qualifying Group B with three points ahead of Algeria, Cameroon and Zambia.

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