Desert Foxes of Algeria Hold First Training Session Ahead Super Eagles of Nigeria Friendly

Desert Foxes of Algeria Hold First Training Session Ahead Super Eagles of Nigeria Friendly

Babajide Orevba
September 20, 2022 at 10:41 AM
  • Algeria vs Nigeria continues to gather momentum as the hosts were spotted in their first training session ahead of the encounter
  • The North Africans will host the Super Eagles of Nigeria in an international friendly slated for September 27
  • The Desert Foxes of Algeria face the Syli National of Guinea in a friendly three days earlier

Ahead of the forthcoming international friendly match against the Super Eagles of Nigeria, the Desert Foxes of Algeria are already preparing hard.

The hosts held their first training session on Monday, September 19, at the team’s training centre in Sidi Moussa.

It was gathered that the squad will travel to Oran on Tuesday as the match is slated to hold at the famous Miloud Hadefi Stadium, Oran, on Tuesday, September 27.

Algeria, Super Eagles, Desert Foxes
Algeria vs Nigeria is expected to be an explosive international friendly match. Photo: Complete Sports
Source: UGC

Before their game against Nigeria, the North Africans will take on the Syli Stars of Guinea at the same venue on Friday, September 23.

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Desert Foxes head Djamel Belmadi told a press conference as per Complete Sports:

“We normally have our infrastructure in Sidi Moussa but we have to adapt to our conditions.”

More players arrive in Super Eagles camp

Meanwhile, the Super Eagles camp in Constantine, Algeria, is bubbling as no fewer than eighteen players have arrived ahead of an international friendly against the Fennec Foxes.

Algeria is billed to host Nigeria on September 27, and a number of Jose Peseiro’s players are already in camp ahead of the showdown.

It was confirmed that Hadjuk Split of Croatia defender Chidozie Awaziem was the first player to arrive team’s camp on Monday.

The coming hours saw seventeen more arrivals as the technical crew expressed delight over the punctuality of the stars.

The three-time African champions Nigeria have another friendly lined up for next month against Portugal.

Brazil arrive in France for Ghana friendly

Sports Brief earlier reported that players of the Brazilian national team have started arriving in France ahead of their international friendly against four-time African champions Ghana in Le Havre.

The five times world champions will face Ghana on Friday, September 23, as part of preparations ahead of the World Cup in Qatar.

A video clip shows the players, including Manchester United's Casimero and Barcelona's Raphinha, were all spotted arriving in Le Havre.

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Babajide Orevba is a Nigerian journalist and HOD of the Local Desk with over 10 years of experience in media landscape.He studied NCE Political Science/Social Studies, AOCOED.