The Greens aim for a historic trophy against Morocco

The Algerian under-17 football team is aiming for a historic victory when it responds Thursday (8 p.m.) at the Abdelkrim-Kerroum stadium in Sig (Mascara) to its Moroccan counterpart in the final of the Arab Cup in the category.

Author of a faultless course since the start of the competition organized by Algeria since August 23, the national team hopes to finish the event in style, by winning the trophy for this fourth edition, a trophy that no Algerian team in this age category has won in the past.

Having beaten a tough Saudi opponent in the semi-finals, by resorting to the fateful penalty shoot-out, the young people of the Greens have gained more confidence, while they were rare those who had given dearly of their skin before the start of the competition.

“It will be a difficult match for both teams. I expect a sporting battle between two selections who have achieved a real feat by managing to qualify at this last stage of the competition, “said coach Rezki Remmane about Thursday’s meeting, welcoming the passage of having already achieved the objective set out to know how to play the maximum number of matches.

“The final will be our sixth game in this competition, which is a big achievement for us, because players in this age category need such games to gain experience and perfect their training,” said the club. former coach of NA Hussein-Dey.

In fact, this Arab Cup is a godsend for the Algerian selection to prepare for a no less important event, in this case the final phase of the African Cup for which it is automatically qualified, since the event will take place in the country in April 2023.

By thus reaching the race until the last match, the comrades of striker Meslem Anatouf will be the main beneficiaries of this Arab tournament, by winning in competition, cohesion and experience.

But in the eyes of the national coach, it will be even better to combine business with pleasure by lifting the trophy in a final that promises to be thrilling.

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