Cameroon – World Cup 2018: Is Algeria really a threat in the “Group of Death”?

Written by Deckson N.

Authors of an outstanding 2014 World Cup, being beaten in the 1/8 final against the defending champion and after extra time, the Algerians who are in search of the rare pearl to lead the impressive collection of talent have a taste and want to regain this competition.

Leader on the continental level and the 32nd globally of the International Football Federation, Algeria has arguments to hope for a place in the Russian World Cup. With players like Slimani Mahrez, Feghouli, or Brahimi, it seems very possible for the “El Khedra“. The Fennecs are also the most feared selection for this campaign. Powerful, efficient and with a group in which combativeness, desire and cohesion are the recipe, they have it to heart to be back in this prestigious competition such as in Brazil 2014 where they were not ridiculous (1/8th finals). But until the kick off of the qualifiers, the Algerian news on bench is not all rosy.

The search for a successor to Christian Gourcuff, left in April, as coach, the Algerian Federation (Faf) hoped to advance this issue by the end of Ramadan in early July. Except that the federation barely digs on different tracks, as it reported at the end of a federal office. “As of today, no coach has been hired for the national team A. The technicians of the highest level are overpriced,” lamented the Faf Tuesday. “Federation officials take their time to find the coach who will help the national team achieve its objectives which are: at least one place of semifinalist at the 2017 AFCON, and a qualification in the world Cup 2018. the recruitment of future national coach also depend on the draw for the qualifiers of the 2018 world Cup scheduled this Friday, June 24 in Cairo, “adds the instance that should still replace the Interim Nabil Neghiz by the end of summer, before the kickoff of the group stage of the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers.

Via Camfoot

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