Algeria Full Team Squad For FIFA World Cup 2022

Algeria the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations winning side will be eying to take part in their 5th ever FIFA World Cup Finals appearance. They qualified on 2 consecutive occasions in the 2010 and 2014 editions but failed to make it to the Russia world cup. However, this time Dessert Warriors are much stronger and have made a well balanced side. They will be the side to look out for sure. Here we are presenting you the players chart who will be heading to Qatar for the Greens.

Algeria Team Squad For FIFA WC 2022

Position Player Name Current Club
Goalkeeper Rais M’Bolhi Al Ittifaq FC
Goalkeeper Abderrahmane Medjadel Olympique de Medea
Goalkeeper Alexandre Oukidja FC Metz
Defender Abdelkader Bedrane Sportive de Tunis
Defender Youcef Attal OGC Nice
Defender Houcine Benayada Sportive du Sahel
Defender Ramy Bansebaini Borussia Monchengladbach
Defender Djamel Benlamri Qatar SC
Defender Aissa Mandi Villarreal CF
Defender Abdel Medioub FC Girondins de Bordeaux
Defender Ahmed Touba RKC Waalwijk
Defender Mehdi Zeffane PFK Krylya
Midfielder Mohamed Amoura FC Lugano
Midfielder Haris Belkebla Stade Brestois
Midfielder Ismael Bennacer AC Milan
Midfielder Hichem Boudaoui OGC Nice
Midfielder Mohamed Fares Genoa CFC
Midfielder Sofiane Feghouili Galatasaray
Midfielder Ilan Kebbal Stade de Reims
Midfielder Ramiz Zerrouki FC Twente
Midfielder Adem Zorgane Royal Charleroi SC
Forward Said Benrahma West Ham Utd
Forward Riyad Mahrez Manchester City
Forward Islam Slimani Olympique Lyon
Forward Baghdad Bounedjah Al Sadd SC
Forward Youcef Belaili Qatar SC

Manager: Djamel Belmadi.

Rais M’Bolhi, the veteran as well as experienced goalkeeper still is the first choice goal stopper in the side. He was the first pick goalie during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil and he is once again expected to be given the gloves in Qatar. FC Metz man Alexandre Oukidja will be one of his alternatives. We also expect Abderrahmane Medjadel to be in the final squad.

According to our experts, Spanish la Liga side Villarreal CF man Aissa Mandi will be a certain starter along with Qatar SC Djamel Benlamri. As the later mentioned center back is playing at club level in Qatar, the host nation of the next World Cup, he will be familiar with the atmosphere. Bundesliga star Ramy Bansebaini who is a part of the Borussia Monchengladbach squad will be the first choice left back. Abdelkader Bedrane, Houcine Benayada, Youcef Attal; all of these guys will be useful options at the back.

In the middle, the two certain starters will be AC Milan star Ismael Bennacer as well as Galatasaray’s Sofiane Feghouili. The duo will be the key in the middle. The 31 years old Turkish league star has previously played in the English Premier League and Spanish La Liga for West Ham Utd and Valencia CF respectively. He is an experienced campaigner and will play a vital role for the side. Former Gunner and current AC Milan midfielder, Bennacer is a very talented young star and will definitely be an impactful player.

However, the most fearsome part of this Algerian side will be their attack. Their front line is simply world class. Riyad Mahrez is the most crucial player in the squad and currently is one of the best players in the African continent. The Man City sensation will be the man who will give nightmares to the opposition managers and defenders. French Ligue side Olympique Lyon’s senior forward Islam Slimani will be the first choice striker for the Greens. He is a very good striker and goal scorer. Saïd Benrahma has been in top form for West Ham United throughout the campaign. He has already shown his sparkling playmaking as well as scoring skills in the English top flight and will be a key player for Belmadi’s team.

Predicted Starting Lineup:

Formation: 4-3-3.

Goalkeeper: Rais M’Bolhi.

Defense: Aissa Mandi, Djamel Benlamri, Ramy Bansebaini, Houcine Benayada.

Midfield: Sofiane Feghouili, Ismael Bennacer, Ramiz Zerrouki.

Attack: Riyad Mahrez, Islam Slimani, Said Benrahma.

Key Players:

Riyad Mahrez, Said Benrahma, Ismael Bennacer, Sofiane Feghouili, Islam Slimani.

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