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‘We Have To Be Fully Concentrated To Beat Nigeria’ —Algeria Goalkeeper, Oukidja

‘We Have To Be Fully Concentrated To Beat Nigeria’  —Algeria Goalkeeper, Oukidja

Desert Foxes of Algeria goalkeeper Alexandre Oukidja they will have be fully concentrated to beat the Super Eagles of Nigeria in Tuesday’s friendly in Oran.

The Algerians will go into today’s fixture on the back of three consecutive wins against the Super Eagles.


Djamel Belmadi side pipped Guinea 1-0 last Friday while the Super Eagles settled for a 2-2 draw against Algeria B team in a test game in Constantine.

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And the 34-year-old FC Metz (French Ligue 2) goalie with two caps for the Desert Foxes, told Algeria Presse Service they look forward to another win against the Super Eagles.

“Nigeria’s national team needs no introduction,” Oukidja said.

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“It’s a very good team that opts for direct play. We will make sure to counter them and earn another victory.

“Admittedly, we remain on two victories against this same team, but that was played on small details as evidenced by the narrow scores of the two meetings. We will therefore have to show concentration to overcome this opponent.”

Meanwhile, the Super Eagles will be without William Troost-Ekong, who has returned to England after picking up an injury in Friday’s game against Algeria’s B team.

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