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Fifth time in 42 years: Why snowfall has blanketed sand dunes of Sahara desert
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Fifth time in 42 years: Why snowfall has blanketed sand dunes of Sahara desert

In a ‘rare, but not unheard of’ situation, snow fell in the Saharan town of Ain Sefra in Algeria after temperatures plummeted to -2 degrees Celsius

AFCON 2021: Kelechi Iheanacho guides Nigeria past Egypt, Sierra Leone frustrate Algeria
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AFCON 2021: Kelechi Iheanacho guides Nigeria past Egypt, Sierra Leone frustrate Algeria

Kelechi Iheanacho scored the only goal on 30 minutes as Nigeria overcame lacklustre Egypt 1-0.

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Riyad Mahrez helps Algeria stretch unbeaten run with 6-1 thrashing of Niger
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FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Riyad Mahrez helps Algeria stretch unbeaten run with 6-1 thrashing of Niger

The result in Blida kept reigning African champions Algeria top of Group A, ahead of Burkina Faso on goal difference in a two-team fight to finish first and qualify for the final elimination round next March.

Alone in the dark: For thousands of Afghans, Harki bloodbath of Algeria in 1962 is sum of all fears
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Alone in the dark: For thousands of Afghans, Harki bloodbath of Algeria in 1962 is sum of all fears

After serving as auxiliaries in the French army during the Algerian War (1954-1962), they faced double persecution -- considered traitors by their own and treated with contempt in France

Africa Cup of Nations: Title-holders Algeria and Ivory Coast renew continental rivalry
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Africa Cup of Nations: Title-holders Algeria and Ivory Coast renew continental rivalry

Algeria and the Ivory Coast were placed in Group E with Sierra Leone and Equatorial Guinea when the draw was made in Yaounde on Tuesday.

Riyad Mahrez strikes as African champions Algeria create 27-match unbeaten record
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Riyad Mahrez strikes as African champions Algeria create 27-match unbeaten record

Popularly known as the Desert Foxes, the north Africans set the record by winning 20 matches, drawing seven, scoring 58 goals and conceding 17.

Mali make it to Africa Cup of Nations 2022 with win over Namibia; Tunisia also qualify after draw
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Mali make it to Africa Cup of Nations 2022 with win over Namibia; Tunisia also qualify after draw

Sekou Koita and Moussa Doumbia scored in Mali's 2-1 win over Namibia in Windhoek, which clinched an eighth consecutive appearance at the African football showcase.

Algeria qualifies for 2022 African Cup of Nations after Zimbabwe draw; Egypt's Mohamed Elneny tests positive for COVID-19
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Algeria qualifies for 2022 African Cup of Nations after Zimbabwe draw; Egypt's Mohamed Elneny tests positive for COVID-19

In Group C, Ghana and South Africa are level on nine points at the top of the group but Ghana have played a game less and will qualify for the finals with a win in Sudan on Tuesday.

India slip two places to 103 in FIFA rankings, Algeria leapfrog 28 places after Africa Cup triumph
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India slip two places to 103 in FIFA rankings, Algeria leapfrog 28 places after Africa Cup triumph

In the recent rankings released by FIFA, India fell two places to 103 after it lost two matches and drew one in the Intercontinental Cup earlier this month

Africa Cup of Nations 2019 Final: Algeria's Baghdad Bounedjah redeems himself after horrid quarter-final with winning goal in summit clash
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019 Final: Algeria's Baghdad Bounedjah redeems himself after horrid quarter-final with winning goal in summit clash

On Friday, Baghdad Bounedjah’s tears of despair after quarter-finals turned to unmitigated joy as he scored the goal which won Algeria the Africa Cup of Nations for only the second time and the first in 29 years.

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria clinch title after Baghdad Bounedjah's freak early goal sinks Senegal in final
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria clinch title after Baghdad Bounedjah's freak early goal sinks Senegal in final

Algeria, who committed 32 fouls according to official match statistics, sat back after the early goal against Senegal and had to scrap for their win in a match that was certainly not a classic but was tense and gripping throughout.

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Tournament top-scorer Odion Ighalo helps Nigeria beat Tunisia in third-place playoff
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Tournament top-scorer Odion Ighalo helps Nigeria beat Tunisia in third-place playoff

Nigeria beat Tunisia 1-0 in the third-place playoff of the Africa Cup of Nations on the back of Odion Ighalo's fifth goal of the tournament

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria, Senegal coaches headline tournament final ahead of Riyad Mahrez vs Sadio Mane battle
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria, Senegal coaches headline tournament final ahead of Riyad Mahrez vs Sadio Mane battle

Both Algeria and Senegal will play their only second Africa Cup final, with Algeria having won once while Senegal will be vying for their maiden title

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Historic tensions dissipate as Egyptian fans debate cheering for arch-rivals Algeria in final
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Historic tensions dissipate as Egyptian fans debate cheering for arch-rivals Algeria in final

Egyptians are debating cheering for Algeria, even as the bloody clashes between both sides' fans in a World Cup qualifier ten years back continue to haunt

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says team will emerge stronger from narrow semi-final loss to Algeria
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says team will emerge stronger from narrow semi-final loss to Algeria

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said that there were plenty of positives to take from his side's Africa Cup campaign after their exit in the semifinals

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal to miss defender Kalidou Koulibaly in final against Algeria
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal to miss defender Kalidou Koulibaly in final against Algeria

Senegal centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly has been suspended for the final after his second violation in three matches came in the semifinal against Tunisia

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Riyad Mahrez's last-minute stunning free-kick helps Algeria beat Nigeria in semi-final
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Riyad Mahrez's last-minute stunning free-kick helps Algeria beat Nigeria in semi-final

Riyad Mahrez rifled in a stoppage-time free-kick to earn Algeria a dramatic 2-1 victory over three-time champions Nigeria on Sunday and set up a rematch with Senegal in the Africa Cup of Nations final.

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr wary of 'solid' Algeria ahead of semi-final clash
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr wary of 'solid' Algeria ahead of semi-final clash

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr, as always, said that their much-improved and solid opponents Algeria were the favourites to win the semi-final of the Africa Cup

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria boss Djamel Belmadi says 'Desert Foxes' 'two very difficult steps' away from scripting history
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria boss Djamel Belmadi says 'Desert Foxes' 'two very difficult steps' away from scripting history

Algeria boss Djamel Belmadi said his players are "two very difficult steps" away from writing history as they prepare to face Nigeria in Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria's Samuel Chukwueze's man of the match performance against South Africa highlights youngster's growth at Villareal
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria's Samuel Chukwueze's man of the match performance against South Africa highlights youngster's growth at Villareal

Samuel Chukwueze became the youngest scorer in this year's tournament, leading many to foresee great things for the 20-year-old Villareal player