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AFCON 2019: Riyad Mahrez leads Algeria's final 23-man squad

By Vincent Ashitey
AFCON 2019: Riyad Mahrez leads Algeria's final 23-man squad
AFCON 2019: Riyad Mahrez leads Algeria's final 23-man squad

Manchester City most expensive signing Riyad Mahez is among Algeria's final 23-man squad announced by coach Djamel Belmadi for next month's AFCON in Egypt.

Other big names in the squad include Yacine Brahimi, Sofiane Feghouli and Qatar-based goal scoring machine Baghdad Bounedjah.

The 1990 African Champions, have been pitted in Group C alongside Senegal, Kenya and Tanzania.

The 23-man squad

Goalkeepers : 
Rais M'Bolhi (El Etifaq, KSA), Azzedine Doukha (Al Raed, KSA), Alexandre Oukidja (Metz FRA)

Defenders : 
Aissa Mandi (Real Betis, SPA), Mehdi Zeffane (Rennes, FRA), Ramy Bensebaïni (Rennes, FRA), Rafik Halliche (Moreirense, POR), Mehdi Tahrat (Lens, FRA), Djamel Benlamri (Al Shabab, KSA), Youcef Atal (Nice, FRA), Mohamed Fares (SPAL, ITA)

Midfielders : 
Haris Belkebla (Brest, FRA), Ismail Bennacer (Empoli, ITA), Mehdi Abeid (Dijon, FRA), Sofiane Feghouli (Galatasary, TUR), Adlene Guedioura (Nottingham, ENG), Hicham Boudaoui (PAC)

Forwards: 
Adam Ounas (Naples, ITA), Riyad Mahrez (Manchester City, ENG), Islam Slimani (Fenerbahce, TUR), Yacine Brahimi (Porto, POR), Baghdad Bounedjah (Al Sadd, QAT), Youcef Belaïli (Espérance Tunis TUN)

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