Belaili scores direct from corner as Algeria win in 'car park'

2019-11-19 07:33

Youcef Belaili scored direct from a corner to give defending champions Algeria a away win over Botswana during match-day two of 2021 AFCON qualifying.

AFCON champs Algeria return to hero's welcome

2019-07-20 20:36

AFCON champions Algeria arrived home to a hero's welcome from a crowd of joyful supporters and a "water salute" for their plane at the airport.

Algerian football fans touch off national identity debate in France

2019-07-19 12:58

Thousands of extra French police are set to be on duty in Paris following clashes involving Algerian football fans sparking a debate about national identity.

AFCON final coaches both locals for first time since 1998

2019-07-18 10:56

The AFCON final between Algeria and Senegal in Cairo Friday will pit local coaches against each other in a title decider for the first time in 21 years.

5 things to know about AFCON finalists Algeria, Senegal

2019-07-18 08:09

Five things to know about each of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finalists, Algeria and Senegal.

French police arrest hundreds after Algeria football win

2019-07-15 13:31

French police arrested over two hundred people on Sunday following Algeria's qualification for the final of the Africa Cup of Nations.

Nigeria's Rohr wary of much improved Algeria

2019-07-14 18:49

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr admitted he expects a far tougher challenge against Algeria in the AFCON semi-finals than during qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.

'We want to write our own history', says Algeria coach

2019-07-13 13:57

Algeria boss Djamel Belmadi said his players are "two very difficult steps" away from writing history as they prepare to face Nigeria.

Two shops near Champs-Elysees looted after Algeria win

2019-07-12 07:25

Two stores near the Champs-Elysees in Paris were looted night, on the sidelines of celebrations marking Algeria's latest win in the Africa Cup of Nations.

Mahrez shines as other stars fade at AFCON

2019-07-10 17:10

Of all the big name strikers from Europe's top leagues into the Africa Cup of Nations, only one has truly lived up to his star billing: Riyad Mahrez.


Africa Cup of Nations tops and flops

2019-07-23 08:44

Algeria ended a 29-year wait for a second AFCON title, here we take a look at the standout performers in Egypt and those who fell short of expectations:

Algeria beat Senegal in ill-tempered AFCON final

2019-07-19 22:54

Algeria have been crowned 2019 Africa Cup of Nations champions after an at times fractious final against Senegal at the Cairo International Stadium.

Algeria loss made us stronger, Cisse says ahead of final rematch

2019-07-18 14:26

Senegal coach Aliou Cisse believes the Africa Cup of Nations group stage defeat by Algeria helped fuel their run to the final.

Africa Cup of Nations rematch odds against Senegal

2019-07-18 09:09

Algeria and Senegal will this Friday in Cairo become the eighth AFCON finalists to have met in the group stage at the same tournament.

Friends collide as Cisse and Belmadi target AFCON crown

2019-07-18 07:57

While both Aliou Cisse and Djamel Belmadi are now experiencing similar success as coaches, only one can lift the AFCON title in Cairo.

Late Mahrez stunner puts Algeria into AFCON final

2019-07-14 23:03

Riyad Mahrez rifled in a stoppage-time free-kick to earn Algeria a dramatic victory over Nigeria and set up a rematch with Senegal in the Africa Cup of Nations final.

Nigeria's Rohr wary of much improved Algeria

2019-07-13 14:03

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr admitted he expects a far tougher challenge against Algeria in their Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.

Algerian football supporter runs over family in France, woman killed

2019-07-12 10:15

An Algerian football supporter celebrating his team's win lost control of his car and ran over a family in France, killing a woman and injuring her baby.

Algeria beat Ivory Coast on penalties to reach AFCON semis

2019-07-11 21:21

Africa Cup of Nations title favourites Algeria defeated the Ivory Coast 4-3 on penalties in Suez to set up a semi-final showdown with Nigeria.

Mahrez helps Algeria brush Guinea aside to reach last eight

2019-07-07 23:51

Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez scored for Algeria as they coasted to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals with a victory over Guinea in Cairo.

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