Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Spurs teen star gets Algeria call-up
by Paul Kennedy, May 12th, 2014 2:25PM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  world cup 2014

MOST COMMENTED

[WORLD CUP 2014] Tottenham teenager Nabil Bentaleb, who switched allegiances from his native France to Algeria after making his English Premier League debut in February, was included in Algeria's 30-player short list submitted to FIFA.

Coach Vahid Halilhodzicalso included uncapped midfielder Riyad Mahrez of Leicester City, the English League Championship winner.

"I only found out about Mahrez in February and went to watch a few of his matches," said Halilhodzic. "He's an interesting player."

The Fennecs will play Armenia and Romania in friendlies in Switzerland before heading to Brazil.

Algeria Roster (30 players):
Goalkeepers:Azzedine Doukha (USM El Harrach), Rais Mbolhi (CSKA Sofia/BUL), Cedric Si Mohamed (CS Constantine), Mohamed Lamine Zemmamouche (USM Alger)
Defenders:Essaid Belkalem (Watford/ENG), Madjid Bougherra (Al Lekhwiya/QAT), Liassine Cadamuro (Mallorca/SPA), Faouzi Ghoulam (Napoli/ITA), Rafik Halliche (Academica Coimbra/POR), Nacereddine Khoualed (USM Alger), Aissa Mandi (Reims/FRA), Carl Medjani (Valenciennes/FRA), Djamel Mesbah (Livorno/ITA), Mehdi Mostefa (Ajaccio/FRA)
Midfielders:Nabil Bentaleb (Tottenham/ENG), Ryad Boudebouz (Bastia), Yacine Brahimi (Granada/SPA), Abdelmoumene Djabou (Club Africain/TUN), Sofiane Feghouli (Valencia/SPA), Adlene Guedioura (Crystal Palace/ENG), Foued Kadir (Rennes/FRA), Amir Karaoui (Entente Setif/TUN), Mehdi Lacen (Getafe/SPA), Riyad Mahrez (Leicester City/ENG), Saphir Taider (Inter Milan/ITA), Hassan Yebda (Udinese/ITA).
Forwards:Rafik Djebbour (Nottingham Forest/ENG), Nabil Ghilas (Porto/POR), Islam Slimani (Sporting/POR), El Arabi Soudani (Dinamo Zagreb/CRO).


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Copa Centenario: U.S. leagues heavily represented    
The USA's roster for the Copa Centenario includes just nine current MLS players, but 18 other ...
USA-Ecuador: Kellyn Acosta called in, Chandler OK    
U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann added Kellyn Acosta to the U.S. roster for Wednesday's friendly ...
What They're Saying: Carli Lloyd    
"I have scored some big-time goals. I've done well in Algarve Cups. I've done well in ...
NWSL Rewind: Olympic hopefuls stand out in goal    
Chicago Red Stars keeper Alyssa Naeher, who is battling for one of two spots in goal ...
USL Rewind: Wheeler and Warshaw lead Isles to victory    
The Harrisburg City Islanders and Bethlehem Steel squared off for the first time Sunday, and Aaron ...
NASL Rewind: Cosmos back in first place    
The defending NASL champion New York Cosmos returned to first-place in the spring standings thanks to ...
What They're Saying: Earnie Stewart    
"He [Freddy Adu] was 14 years old, very talented but only practiced once a day. That ...
Copa Centenario: Final rosters released    
The final 23-player rosters for the 16 competing teams in the Copa Centenario were unveiled on ...
Video Pick: Wright-Phillip' strikes with overhead kick    
Two of the Red Bulls' goals from their 7-0 win over NYCFC feature among the eight ...
What They're Saying: Andrea Pirlo    
"It's a very hard league to play in. It's very physical, there's a lot of running. ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives