Algeria suffer injury blow ahead of Super Eagles friendly
Hicham Boudaoui, a star midfielder for Algeria, will be absent for their international friendly matchup against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.
In the 1-0 loss to Angers SCO last weekend for his French club, OGC Nice, Boudaoui suffered an injury.
Nabil Bentaleb, one of his countrymen, scored the game-winning goal for Angers.
Sofiane Bendebka, a midfielder from Saudi Arabia, has been called up by head coach Djamel Belmadi to take his place.
For the Saturday friendly, Belmadi selected a 25-man team.
The Desert Foxes started preparations for the game on Monday in Constantine.
They are expected to leave for Oran on Tuesday (today) to continue their preparations.
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