Leekens Invites Six More Players For Nigeria Vs Algeria Tie

Leekens Invites Six More Players For Nigeria Vs Algeria Tie

By Adeboye Amosu:

Algeria coach Georges Leekens has added six more players to the squad that will face Nigeria in a Russia 2018 World Cup qualifying fixture, reports Complesportsnigeria.com.

Two of the players are based abroad, while the other four play in the domestic league.

The Belgian named Anderlecht of Belgium forward, Sofianne Hanni, as replacement for the injured Adam Ounas who plays for French club Bordeaux.

He also extended invitation to Jean Mehdi Tahrat, a forward who plays for French side, Angers.
Two goalkeepers, Malik Asselah (JS Kabylie) and Chemseddine Rahmani (MO Bejaia), are also in the list.

The two other players are defenders, Houani Ferhani (JSK) and Mohammed Khoutiri Ziti.
Leekens had earlier on Tuesday released a list if 18 foreign-based professionals for the game which include top stars like  Riyad Mahrez, Islam Slimani, Sofiane Feghouli, Yacine Brahimi and Nabil Bentaleb.

The game is billed for November 12 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium. 

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  • darey 1 year

    Leekens or nor leekens we ll beat algeria