Algeria national football team

National team representing Algeria in international competitions

Algeria national football team is the national football team of Algeria.

Algeria
Nickname(s)الخُضر   El Khadra (The Greens)[1]
الأفناك  The Fennecs Desert foxes[2]
محاربي الصحراء  (The Desert Warriors) [3]
AssociationAlgerian Football Federation
ConfederationCAF (Africa)
Sub-confederationUNAF (North Africa)
Head coachDjamel Belmadi[4]
CaptainRiyad Mahrez
Most capsLakhdar Belloumi (100)[5]
Top scorerAbdelhafid Tasfaout (36)[6]
Home stadiumMustapha Tchaker Stadium
Stade du 5 Juillet
FIFA codeALG
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 33 Steady (27 May 2021)[7]
Highest15 (October 2014)
Lowest103 (June 2008)
First international
 Algeria 2–1 Bulgaria 
(Algiers, Algeria; 6 January 1963)
Biggest win
 Algeria 15–1 South Yemen 
(Tripoli, Libya; 17 August 1973)
Biggest defeat
 Hungary 9–2 Algeria 
(Budapest, Hungary; 16 August 1967)
World Cup
Appearances4 (first in 1982)
Best resultRound of 16, 2014
Africa Cup of Nations
Appearances19 (first in 1968)
Best resultChampions, 1990, 2019
African Nations Championship
Appearances2 (first in 2011)
Best resultFourth place, 2011

Notable playersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://www.aps.dz/en/sports/4927-can-2015-algeria-greens-to-prepare-for-can-2015-in-equatorial-guinea 16 November 2014
  2. https://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2010/m=3/news=les-fennecs-spring-surprise-1185501.html 25 March 2010
  3. http://allafrica.com/stories/201406250243.html 23 June 2014
  4. national team new coach
  5. Appearances for Algeria National Team
  6. Goalscoring for Algeria National Team
  7. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 27 May 2021. Retrieved 27 May 2021.
  8. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.