Algeria receives Uganda this Saturday, as part of the qualifiers for the 2023 African Cup of Nations (meeting to be followed live on Foot Mercato at 9 p.m.). The Fennecs will be keen to make a strong impression during the next edition of the CAN, after being eliminated during the group stages last January. Accompanied by Niger and Tanzania in pool F, the Ugandans can hope to grab a qualification.
While he had to deal with the absence of Mahrez in particular, Djamel Belmadi decided to establish Zeghba in the cages, with Benayada, Touba, Mandi and Bensebaïni in front of him. Zerrouki, Zorgane and Bennacer are in midfield, while Ghezzal, Slimani and Belaïli form the attacking trio. On the Ugandan side, Lukwago takes place in goal behind a defense made up of Mugweri, Muleme, Lwaliwa and Mugabi. Aucho, Yougman and Okello will be in charge of animating the midfield to try to find Karisa, Miya and Okwi in front.
The official compositions:
Algeria: Zeghba – Benayada, Touba, Mandi, Bensebaïni – Zerrouki, Zorgane, Bennacer – Ghezzal, Slimani, Belaïli
Uganda: Lukwago – Mugweri, Muleme, Lwaliwa, Mugabi – Aucho, Youngman, Okello – Karisa, Miya, Okwi