Algeria Manger, Belmadi reacts to victory against Super Eagles

  • Algerian coach Belmadi reacts to his team’s victory over the Super Eagles.

Algeria Manger, Belmadi reacts to victory against Super Eagles
Algeria Manger, Belmadi reacts to victory against

Following the team’s comeback victory over the  on Tuesday night, Algeria’s head coach, Djamel Belmadi, praised his players.

At the Miloud Hadefi Stadium in Oran, the Desert Foxes came back to win 2-1.

The two-time African champions went behind on nine minutes after Terem Moffi profited from slack defending to give the the lead.


Captain Riyad Mahrez equalised from the penalty spot three minutes before the break, with Youcef Atal netting the winning goal in the 70th minute. Belmadi heaped plaudits on his players for fighting back to win the game.

Belmadi told a post-match press conference, he said:

“Nigeria are a good team, it was a real test. We played against them three times under my tenure. We beat them three times. They wanted to take their revenge, Conceding a goal can break your momentum. We lacked vigilance, I don’t like it because I insist on it. We stuck to our plan. We relocated and reworked this team.
“I like what we saw in the second half in midfield. Normally, there is everything you need to have a seat and a to play. We have what it takes with these three players. I thank my staff. We are one. I am their representative because we need a voice, but we are on the same wavelength.”

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