Ahead of the proposed International friendly match against Nigeria’s Super Eagles, the manager of Desert Foxes of Algeria Djamel Belmadi Issey to invite players for the match, Abbeylivenetwork.com report.
The Nigeria Football Federation and their African counterpart from Algeria agreed to have a friendly engagement with one another ahead of their build in AFCON qualifying series by next year March 2023.
Algeria was among teams that did not secured their passage to Qatar 2022 World Cup after loosing to Cameroon, while Super Eagles failed to qualify after losing out to the Black Stars of Ghana in the playoff round.
Coach Belmadi stated that the list for the International friendly game against Nigeria will be released on Saturday.
He added that new faces should be expected in the team especially the duo of Riad Bennaya and Mohammed Amine of Esperance will likely be part of the newly invited players.
However, no assurance for Manchester City winger, Riyad Mahrez on his availability when Super Eagles slug it out against Algeria.
The flying winger may be unavoidably absent in the game with club assignment being one of the key reasons for his absence.
However, Algeria will trade tackle with Guinea on the 23rd of September before playing Super Eagles four days later.