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Algeria national football team is nicknamed the ‘Desert Foxes’. They have made three appearances at the World Cup and they have won the African Cup of Nations in 1990 after finishing second in 1980 and third in 1984 and 1988.

  1. The Arab Football Spring

    The performances of the North African national football sides in 2011 have reflected the political actions of the Arab Spring. The failure of Egypt, the champions of the past three tournaments, to qualify for the 2012 African Cup of Nations …

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  2. Analysis: England v Algeria

    Slow, lethargic, one paced and heavy-touched… and that was just Emile Heskey. Yes, England let their fans down yet again in a major tournament. At least Sven Goran Erikkson won his group games against inferior opposition fairly comfortably, whereas Capello …

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