FIFA World Cup Algeria Team 2014

FIFA World Cup Algeria Team Links
2014 Schedule 2014 Points Table
2014 Squad / Players List Facts
FIFA World Cup Record Individual Records
Most Capped Players Top Goalscorers
Coaching Staff 2010 Information

FIFA World Cup Algeria Team 2014 Fixtures & Results

FIFA World Cup Algeria Team 2014 Schedule

17 Jun 2014 - 13:00 Local time
Estadio Mineirao
Belo Horizonte
Group H Belgium 2-1 Algeria
22 Jun 2014 - 16:00 Local time
Estadio Beira-Rio
Porto Alegre
Group H Korea Republic 2-4 Algeria
26 Jun 2014 - 17:00 Local time
Arena da Baixada
Curitiba
Group H Algeria 1-1 Russia

FIFA World Cup Algeria Team 2014 Points Table

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Algeria 3 1 1 1 6 5 +1 4

FIFA World Cup Algeria Squad 2014

# Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals
23 GK Raïs M'Bolhi 25 April 1986 27 0
16 GK Mohamed Zemmamouche March 19, 1985 5 0
1 GK Cédric Si Mohamed 9 January 1985 1 0
2 DF Madjid Bougherra (Captain) 7 October 1982 60 4
6 DF Djamel Mesbah 9 October 1984 25 0
12 DF Carl Medjani 15 May 1985 24 1
4 DF Liassine Cadamuro-Bentaïba 5 March 1988 5 0
3 DF Faouzi Ghoulam 1 February 1991 4 0
17 DF Aïssa Mandi October 22, 1991 0 0
5 DF Ali Rial March 26, 1980 0 0
8 MF Medhi Lacen 15 May 1984 27 0
7 MF Hassan Yebda 14 May 1984 23 2
14 MF Foued Kadir 5 December 1983 22 2
22 MF Mehdi Mostefa 30 August 1983 21 0
10 MF Sofiane Feghouli 26 December 1989 17 5
19 MF Saphir Taïder 29 February 1992 8 2
18 MF Abdelmoumene Djabou 31 January 1987 5 1
11 MF Yacine Brahimi 8 February 1990 4 0
20 MF Nacereddine Khoualed 16 April 1986 4 0
9 FW Rafik Djebbour 8 March 1984 32 5
15 FW El Arbi Hillel Soudani 25 November 1987 19 9
13 FW Islam Slimani 18 June 1988 17 9
21 FW Ishak Belfodil 12 January 1992 2 0

FIFA World Cup Algeria Team Facts

Nickname(s) Fennec Foxes
The Greens
The Desert Warriors
Association Algerian Football Federation
Sub-confederation UNAF (North Africa)
Other Affiliation UAFA (Arab Nations)
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Head Coach Vahid Halilhodžić
Captain Madjid Bougherra
Most Caps Lakhdar Belloumi (101)
Top Scorer Abdelhafid Tasfaout (35)
Home Stadium Stade 5 Juillet 1962
FIFA Code ALG
FIFA Ranking 25-0
Highest FIFA Ranking 19 (November 2012-December 2012)
Lowest FIFA Ranking 103 (June 2008)
Elo Ranking 56
Highest Elo Ranking 16 (November 1967)
Lowest Elo Ranking 105 (July 2008)

Competitive Record

FIFA World Cup

Appearances: 4
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA
1930 TO 1962 Did not enter
1966 Withdrew
1970 TO 1978 Did not qualify
1982 Round 1 13 3 2 0 1 5 5
1986 Round 1 22 3 0 1 2 1 5
1990 TO 2006 Did not qualify
2010 Round 1 28 3 0 1 2 0 2
2014 Qualified
2018 To be determined
2022
Total Round 1 4/19 9 2 2 5 6 12

Individual Records

Most Capped Players

# Player Career Caps Goals
1 Lakhdar Belloumi 1978–1989 101 27
2 Billel Dziri 1992–2005 88 9
3 Rabah Madjer 1978–1992 87 29
= Abdelhafid Tasfaout 1990–2002 87 36
5 Djamel Menad 1980–1995 81 29
6 Mahmoud Guendouz 1977–1986 77 5
= Mahieddine Meftah 1989–2002 77 4
8 Moussa Saïb 1989–2001 74 7
9 Salah Assad 1977–1989 73 15
10 Ali Fergani 1973–1986 72 7
= Fodil Megharia 1984–1992 72 0

Top Goalscorers

# Player Career Goals Caps Goals Per Game
1 Abdelhafid Tasfaout 1990–2002 35 87 0.40
2 Rabah Madjer 1978–1992 29 87 0.33
= Djamel Menad 1980–1995 29 81 0.36
4 Lakhdar Belloumi 1978–1989 27 101 0.27
5 Tedj Bensaoula 1979–1986 19 52 0.37
6 Rafik Saifi 1998–2010 18 64 0.28
7 Salah Assad 1977–1989 15 73 0.21
8 Hacène Lalmas 1963–1974 14 43 0.33
9 Omar Betrouni 1968–1978 10 67 0.15
= Ali Meçabih 1995–2003 10 26 0.38
= El Arbi Hillel Soudani 2011–present 10 20 0.50
10 Islam Slimani 2012–present 9 18 0.50
= Billel Dziri 1992–2005 9 93 0.09
= Dali Rachid 1969–1975 9 22 0.40

Coaching Staff

Manager Vahid Halilhodžić
Assistant Manager Nourredine Kourichi
General Manager Abdelhafid Tasfaout
Goalkeeping Coach Abdenour Kaoua
Hassan Belhadji
Fitness Coach Cyril Moine
Team Doctor Dr. Mohamed Boughlali
Dr. Ali Yekdah
U-20 Manager Jean-Marc Nobilo
A' Manager Ali Fergani
A' Assistant Manager Lakhdar Belloumi
Women's Manager Azzedine Chih
U-23 Manager Toufik Kourichi
U-17 Manager Abdelkader Soltani

Algeria Fixtures 2010

Match Date - Time Venue   Results  
6 13/06 13:30 Polokwane Algeria 0:1 (0:0) Slovenia
23 18/06 20:30 Cape Town England 0:0 Algeria
38 23/06 16:00 Tshwane/Pretoria USA 1:0 (0:0) Algeria

Algeria Squad 2010

NUM NAME POSITION HT WT DOB
16 Fawzi Chaouchi Goalkeeper 1.92m 82 kg December 5, 1984
1 Lounes Gaouaoui Goalkeeper 1.88m 84 kg September 28, 1977
23 Rais M'Bolhi Goalkeeper 1.90m 80 kg April 25, 1986
3 Nadir Belhadj Defender 1.75m 67 kg June 18, 1982
12 Habib Bellaid Defender 1.88m 80 kg March 28, 1986
2 Madjid Bougherra Defender 1.88m 89 kg October 7, 1982
5 Halliche Defender 1.87m 77 kg September 2, 1986
18 Abdelkader Laifaoui Defender 1.78m 69 kg July 9, 1981
14 Carl Medjani Defender 1.84m 80 kg May 15, 1985
4 Antar Yahia Defender 1.85m 79 kg March 21, 1982
22 Djamel Abdoun Midfielder 1.80m 65 kg February 14, 1986
7 Ryad Boudebouz Midfielder 1.72m 59 kg February 19, 1990
17 Adlène Guédioura Midfielder 1.83m 74 kg November 12, 1985
21 Foued Kadir Midfielder 1.79m 68 kg December 5, 1983
8 Medhi Lacen Midfielder 1.70m 72 kg February 5, 1984
6 Yazid Mansouri Midfielder 1.75m 69 kg February 25, 1978
13 Karim Matmour Midfielder 1.81m 72 kg June 25, 1985
20 Djamel Mesbah Midfielder 1.80m 75 kg October 9, 1984
19 Hassan Yebda Midfielder 1.87m 80 kg May 14, 1984
15 Karim Ziani Midfielder 1.69m 66 kg August 17, 1982
11 Rafik Djebbour Forward 1.85m 77 kg March 8, 1984
9 Abdelkader Ghezzal Forward 1.83m 78 kg December 5, 1984
10 Rafik Saïfi Forward 1.78m 72 kg February 7, 1975