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Algeria confirms friendly against Mexico

ByRoborto Sykes

Sep 28, 2020

It’s now official, Algeria will face Mexico in a friendly next month. After confirming a first test against Nigeria, the Algerian Football Federation (FAF) announced on Monday that the Fennecs would face off against the Tri, October 13. The meeting, behind closed doors like the one against the Super Eagles, will take place at the Cars Jeans Stadion in The Hague in the Netherlands (9 p.m. local time). It will be practically a first between the two countries.

“This confrontation against Mexico is the second in the history of the two selections after that of 1985 as part of a quadrangular tournament in preparation for the World Cup 86 where the Central Americans had won (2-0) in Mexico “, specifies the FAF on its official website. explain the unusually long delay in confirming the schedule. ”As a reminder, the FAF had to wait for the officialization of the two matches before communicating, given the authorizations to be obtained from the federations concerned, in particular the KNVB, and the cities hosts in an exceptional context, marked by the COVID-19 pandemic. Finally, the FAF wishes to inform that after having received several proposals from different federations to play friendly matches in Europe during the FIFA date of October 2020, has chosen Nigeria and Mexico. “

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