Algeria enters Uyo on Thursday for Super Eagles clash

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The Algerian football national team also known as the Fennecs will land Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital to face Nigeria in a Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier on Thursday.
The match is billed for Saturday at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, with the Super Eagles seeking to extend their lead at the top of African qualifying Group B.
Nigeria defeated Zambia in Ndola in October to go top of the group, as Cameroon drew in Algeria.
Both teams have named strong squads for the fixture, Nigeria head coach Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr has recalled Chelsea’s Victor Moses and Watford’s Odion Ighalo while retaining Mikel Obi and exciting young pair.
Algeria’s new head coach, Georges Leekens has included Leicester duo Riyad Mahrez and Islam Slimani in a squad of mostly Europe-based players.



Aisha JM