Algeria

Slimani linked with move to Premier League

Algeria forward Islam Slimani is being strongly linked with a move away from Portuguese club Sporting Lisbon, with Everton and Napoli said to be interested in his services.

Ranieri confident of Mahrez stay

Leicester City head coach Claudio Ranieri has reiterated that winger Riyad Mahrez will remain with the English Premier League champions.

Bilic: Feghouli a great signing for Hammers

Sofiane Feghouli admits he can't wait to make his first appearance for West Ham United after joining the Premier League club on a free transfer while manager Slaven Bilic describes him as a "top player".

2018 World Cup: Pots for final African qualifiers confirmed

Algeria, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Senegal and Tunisia will avoid each other in the third and final round of the African qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

AFCON 2017 qualifying round-up

Egypt and Senegal both recorded wins on Saturday to qualify for the African Nations Cup to be held in Gabon next year.

Feghouli may have played last Valencia game

Sofiane Feghouli's Valencia career could be over with interim manager Pako Ayestaran admitting he doesn't know if the Algerian "will ever wear the Valencia shirt again".

Valencia suspend winger Feghouli

Valencia have opened disciplinary proceedings against Algeria winger Sofiane Feghouli with reports claiming he missed training and refused to take part in a warm-down on Sunday.

'Mahrez only focused on winning title'

Riyad Mahrez "is concentrate on finishing the season well" with Leicester City and not thinking about his future, according to his agent Kamel Bengougam.

Watford boss toasts 'telepathic' Deeney and Ighalo

Watford manager Quique Sanchez Flores has hailed his "amazing couple" Troy Deeney and Odion Ighalo's partnership following the FA Cup win over Arsenal while he also praised Adlene Guedioura.

Ranieri plays down Mahrez injury fears

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has allayed concerns that Riyad Mahrez could be set for a spell on the sidelines after he was substituted during the win over Watford.

CAF to name AFCON 2017 hosts

The Confederation of African Football's executive committee will on Wednesday decide the hosts for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.

Montpellier win Bensebaini race

Montpellier have fended off competition from rival suitors to secure the signature of Ramy Bensebaini from Algerian club Paradou AC.

Algeria show faith in Gourcuff

Head coach Christian Gourcuff has had his contract with the Algerian national team extended.

Gervinho: We never doubted

Gervinho admits that the Ivory Coast never doubted they could make it to the semi-final, following the team's 3-1 win against Algeria.

Slimani : We lacked efficiency

Algeria striker Islam Slimani insists that their lack of efficiency proved costly in their 3-1 defeat to Ivory coast in the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals on Sunday.

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