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Algeria Captain Confident Of Group B World Cup Qualification


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The Fennecs of Algeria captain Sofiane Feghouli, has stated that he is confident his side will progress from a difficult World Cup group with the help of the Algeria people.

Africa’s no. 1 ranked team Algeria were drawn‎ in Group B alongside Nigeria, Cameroon and Zambia with qualifiers expected to run from October 2016 to November 2017.  Speaking on the draw, Feghouli said: “We are in a difficult group but with the people of Algeria totally behind us, and or quality and commitment, we have all the chances of clinching a historic third successive World Cup ticket.”

Feghouli who recently completed a move to London club West Ham from Valencia, made his debut for the Algerian national team on 29 February 2012, in a 2–1 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying win against Gambia, scoring the winning goal. During qualification for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, he scored three goals in seven appearance for Les Fennecs. In the team’s opening match of the 2014 World Cup, a 2–1 defeat to Belgium in Belo Horizonte, Feghouli scored with a penalty kick – Algeria’s first World Cup goal in 28 years

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