Football in Algeria http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27332/all en Soccer-Tunisia 1 Algeria 0 - African Nations Cup result http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/soccer-tunisia-1-algeria-0-african-nations-cup-result <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>RUSTENBURG, South Africa, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Tunisia 1 Algeria 0 - African Nations Cup Group D result</p> <p>At Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace</p> <p>Scorer: Youssef Msakni 90</p> <p>Halftime: 0-0</p> <p>Teams:</p> <p>Tunisia: 22-Moez Ben Cherifia; 2-Bilel Ifa, 20-Aymen Abdennour, 12-Khalil Chammam, 3-Walid Hichri; 14-Mejdi Traoui (10-Oussama Darragi 46), 21-Khaled Mouelhi, 8-Chadi Hammami, 7-Youssef Msakni; 17-Issam Jemaa (9-Hamdi Harbaoui 16 [11-Fakhreddine Ben Youssef 85]), 19-Saber Khlifa</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/soccer-tunisia-1-algeria-0-african-nations-cup-result" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Algeria Labor Sport in Africa Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 20:30:03 +0000 5737981 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Algeria v Togo - African Nations Cup teams http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/soccer-algeria-v-togo-african-nations-cup-teams <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>RUSTENBURG, South Africa, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Teams for the African Nations Cup Group D match between Algeria and Togo at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace on Saturday</p> <p>Algeria: 23-Rais Mbolhi; 15-Hilal Soudani, 4-Essaid Belkalem, 5-Rafik Halliche, 6-Djamel Mesbah; 8-Medhi Lacen, 2-Mehdi Mostefa, 17-Adlene Guedioura, 14-Foued Kadir 10-Sofiane Feghouli; 9-Islam Slimani</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/soccer-algeria-v-togo-african-nations-cup-teams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Algeria Football in France Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 18:15:05 +0000 5739926 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Algeria 0 Togo 2 - African Nations Cup result http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/soccer-algeria-0-togo-2-african-nations-cup-result <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>RUSTENBURG, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Algeria 0 Togo 2 - African Nations Cup Group D result</p> <p>At Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace</p> <p>Scorers: Emmanuel Adebayor 32, Dove Wome 90+2</p> <p>Halftime: 0-1</p> <p>Teams:</p> <p>Algeria: 23-Rais Mbolhi; 2-Mehdi Mostefa 4-Essaid Belkalem, 5-Rafik Halliche, 6-Djamel Mesbah; 8-Medhi Lacen (11-Hameur Bouazza 83), 17-Adlene Guedioura, 14-Foued Kadir (19-Yacine Bezzaz 66), 10-Sofiane Feghouli; 15-Hilal Soudani, 9-Islam Slimani (13-Mohamed Amine Aoudia 75)</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/soccer-algeria-0-togo-2-african-nations-cup-result" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Algeria Sport in Africa Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 21:00:28 +0000 5739965 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Algeria v Ivory Coast - teams http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/soccer-algeria-v-ivory-coast-teams <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>RUSTENBURG, South Africa, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Teams for the African Nations Cup Group D match between Algeria and the Ivory Coast at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace on Wednesday</p> <p>Algeria: 23-Rais Mbolhi; 2-Mehdi Mostefa, 4-Essaid Belkalem, 5-Rafik Halliche, 6-Djamel Mesbah; 8-Medhi Lacen, 17-Adlene Guedioura, 15-Hilal Soudani, 7-Ryad Boudebouz, 18-Khaled Lemmouchia, 9-Islam Slimani</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/soccer-algeria-v-ivory-coast-teams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Algeria Football in France Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 17:15:26 +0000 5741613 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Kenya names Amrouche as new coach http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130220/football-kenya-names-amrouche-new-coach <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Kenya on Wednesday appointed former Algerian international Adel Amrouche as their national football coach to take over from Frenchman Henri Michel whose contract was terminated in December.</p> <p>The 44-year-old naturalised Belgian, who quit his five-year stint as manager of Burundi after the team lost 2-1 to Zimbabwe in qualifying for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations a year ago, beat out 20 other applicants for the vacant job.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130220/football-kenya-names-amrouche-new-coach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Adel Amrouche Adel Amrouche Football in Algeria Sport in Africa AFP Wed, 20 Feb 2013 11:30:47 +0000 5760921 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Kenya name Belgian Amrouche as coach http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/soccer-kenya-name-belgian-amrouche-coach <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NAIROBI, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Kenya have appointed Belgian Adel Amrouche as manager to replace Frenchman Henri Michel who quit in December, officials said on Wednesday.</p> <p>The 44-year-old former Burundi coach was unveiled at a news conference attended by the east African nation's Sports Minister, Ababu Namwamba, and Football Kenya Federation chairman Sam Nyamweya.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/soccer-kenya-name-belgian-amrouche-coach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Algeria Football in Kenya Sport in Africa Thomson Reuters Wed, 20 Feb 2013 14:00:33 +0000 5761075 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Drama as Ivorians advance in CAF Champions League http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130406/football-drama-ivorians-advance-caf-champions-league <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A stoppage-time goal from Kako Rostan squeezed Sewe San Pedro of Ivory Coast into the last-16 of the CAF Champions League this weekend despite a 3-1 loss at Al-Hilal of Sudan.</p> <p>Hilal were leading 3-0 in steamy Omdurman and ahead on the away-goal rule after a 4-1 first-leg loss when Rostan struck on 92 minutes to book his team a date with FUS Rabat of Morocco or Union Douala of Cameroon.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130406/football-drama-ivorians-advance-caf-champions-league" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ASFA Yennenga Football in Algeria Sport in Africa AFP Sat, 06 Apr 2013 11:46:12 +0000 5803643 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Africa Cup-winning coach Kermali dies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130415/football-africa-cup-winning-coach-kermali-dies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Abdelhamid Kermali, coach when Algeria won their only Africa Cup of Nations title, died at the weekend aged 81, local media reports said.</p> <p>The former France-based professional footballer was in charge of the Desert Foxes when they hosted and won the 1990 Cup of Nations by defeating Nigeria 1-0 in the final before a 90,000 Algiers crowd.</p> <p>It ranks amongst the most impressive Africa Cup triumphs with Algeria thrashing Nigeria 5-1 in the opening match and also beating Ivory Coast, Egypt and Senegal en route to the decider.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130415/football-africa-cup-winning-coach-kermali-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Algeria Sport in Africa AFP Mon, 15 Apr 2013 13:05:46 +0000 5815929 at http://www.globalpost.com Four Algerian soldiers killed in clashes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130730/four-algerian-soldiers-killed-clashes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Four Algerian soldiers have been killed in attacks in the east and south of the country, a security source and media reports said on Tuesday.</p> <p>"A captain was shot dead late on Monday at Yakourene in Kabylie by gunmen as he was returning to barracks 50 kilometres (30 miles) from Tizi Ouzou," east of Algiers, a security source told AFP.</p> <p>Newspapers also reported three soldiers killed by an explosion on Sunday night at Meziraa in the southern province of Biskra.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130730/four-algerian-soldiers-killed-clashes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Football in Algeria Kabyle people AFP Tue, 30 Jul 2013 14:34:55 +0000 5897798 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Guangzhou poised for Asian breakthrough http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130917/football-guangzhou-poised-asian-breakthrough <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Chinese champions Guangzhou Evergrande look poised to storm into the AFC Champions League semi-finals for the first time this week as they zero in on a famous treble under super-coach Marcello Lippi.</p> <p>While this week's other quarter-final second legs are on a knife-edge, Guangzhou hold a healthy 2-0 lead over Qatar's Lekhwiya as they bid to erase their heartache in missing out at the same stage on their debut last year.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130917/football-guangzhou-poised-asian-breakthrough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Algeria Sports AFP Tue, 17 Sep 2013 11:57:19 +0000 5935819 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Ethiopia slam ref after World Cup setback http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131014/football-ethiopia-slam-ref-after-world-cup-setback <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Giant-killers Ethiopia blamed bad refereeing for a weekend defeat by Nigeria that virtually extinguished hopes of a first World Cup appearance.</p> <p>Hoping to become the first nation from the east of the continent to compete at the global football showcase, the 'Waliya Antelopes' lost 2-1 at home to the 'Super Eagles'.</p> <p>The first-leg play-off result leaves Ethiopia needing to score at least twice in the November 16 return match to reach the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131014/football-ethiopia-slam-ref-after-world-cup-setback" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abdelmoumene Djabou Football in Algeria Rugby union match officials AFP Mon, 14 Oct 2013 12:16:51 +0000 5960374 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Algeria qualify for 2014 World Cup http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131119/football-algeria-qualify-2014-world-cup <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Algeria sealed the fifth and final African zone World Cup qualifying berth on Tuesday, edging their play-off with Burkina Faso on away goals.</p> <p>The Desert Foxes lost the first leg 3-2, but secured their passage to Brazil 2014 by taking Tuesday's return leg in Blida 1-0, Madjid Bougherra bagging the 49th minute winner.</p> <p>nr/ea</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Association football Football in Algeria Sport in Africa AFP Tue, 19 Nov 2013 20:30:58 +0000 5993927 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Algeria secure Africa's last World Cup ticket http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131119/football-algeria-secure-africas-last-world-cup-ticket <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Algeria sealed the fifth and final African zone World Cup qualifying berth on Tuesday, edging their play-off with Burkina Faso on away goals.</p> <p>Last month, Algeria lost the first leg play-off 3-2 in Ougadougou and therefore needed just a goal to qualify for their fourth World Cup finals having featured at the 1982, 1986 and 2010 competitions.</p> <p>With Algeria's qualification, it is the same line-up of teams who represented Africa at 2010 in South Africa - Nigeria, Cameroon, Ivory Coast and Ghana.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131119/football-algeria-secure-africas-last-world-cup-ticket" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Algeria Sport in Africa AFP Tue, 19 Nov 2013 20:47:55 +0000 5993946 at http://www.globalpost.com Lady Luck smiles on World Cup qualifiers Algeria http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131119/stroke-good-fortune-takes-algeria-through-world-cup <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - Algeria needed a large slice of good fortune to defeat Burkina Faso 1-0 in their World Cup playoff in Blida on Tuesday to reach the 2014 finals in Brazil on the away goals rule.</p> <p>The Algerians struck early in the second half through Madjid Bougherra, the ball deflecting in after Bakary Kone's attempted clearance struck him on the head, as the tie finished 3-3 on aggregate.</p> <p>Burkina Faso, bidding to qualify for the first time, went agonizingly close late on when they hit the post.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131119/stroke-good-fortune-takes-algeria-through-world-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Algeria Football in the United Kingdom Thomson Reuters Tue, 19 Nov 2013 20:47:51 +0000 5993945 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Algeria secure Africa's last World Cup ticket http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131120/football-algeria-secure-africas-last-world-cup-ticket <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Algeria sealed the fifth and final African zone World Cup qualifying berth on Tuesday, edging their play-off with Burkina Faso on away goals.</p> <p>Last month, Algeria lost the first leg play-off 3-2 in Ougadougou and therefore needed just a goal to qualify for their fourth World Cup finals having featured at the 1982, 1986 and 2010 competitions.</p> <p>With Algeria's qualification, it is the same line-up of teams who represented Africa at 2010 in South Africa - Nigeria, Cameroon, Ivory Coast and Ghana.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131120/football-algeria-secure-africas-last-world-cup-ticket" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Algeria Sport in Africa AFP Wed, 20 Nov 2013 15:32:57 +0000 5994797 at http://www.globalpost.com