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Algeria


Federation founded: 1962
FIFA member since: 1963
Confederation: CAF
Colours: Green and white
Nickname: The Desert Warriors
World Cups qualified for: 4 (of 20)
Best results: Round of 16 in 2014 (or 13th in 1982 by position).

WORLD CUP RANKING
P 13 W 3 D 3 L 7 GF 13 GA 19 Pts 12
Algeria are 41st on the all-time table.

WORLD CUP SUMMARY
1970 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1974 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1978 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1982 First round 13 Squad Qualifiers
1986 First round 22 Squad Qualifiers
1990 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1994 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1998 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2002 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2006 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2010 First round 28 Squad Qualifiers
2014 Round of 16 14 Squad Qualifiers
* Algeria first entered for the 1970 World Cup.

TEAM RECORDS
Champions -
Finalists -
Semifinalists (or top 4) -
Quarterfinalists (or top 8) -
Biggest win 4-2 vs South Korea 2014
Biggest loss 0-3 vs Spain 1986
Most wins in a row 1
Most losses in a row 3
Longest unbeaten run 2
Longest run without win 7
Longest run qualifying 2 (1982-86) & (2010-14)
Longest run not qualifying 5 (1990-06)
Penalty shoot-outs -
ALG vs Europe W1 - D3 - L5
ALG vs South America W1 - D0 - L1
ALG vs Asia W1 - D0 - L0
ALG vs N/C America W0 - D0 - L1

MOST WORLD CUP APPEARANCES
Rafik Halliche 7 2010-14
Madjid Bouguerra 6 2010-14
Mahmoud Guendouz 6 1982-86
Medhi Lacen 6 2010-14
Rabah Madjer 6 1982-86
Faouzi Mansouri 6 1982-86
Rais M'bolhi 6 2010-14

MOST WORLD CUP GOALS
Salah Assad 2 1982-86
Abdelmoumene Djabou 2 2014
Islam Slimani 2 2014


 

YEAR RD OPPONENTS RESULT 1982 1R West Germany W 2-1 1R Austria L 0-2 1R Chile W 3-2 1986 1R Northern Ireland D 1-1 1R Brazil L 0-1 1R Spain L 0-3 2010 1R Slovenia L 0-1 1R England D 0-0 1R United States L 0-1 2014 1R Belgium L 1-2 1R South Korea W 4-2 1R Russia D 1-1 2R Germany [aet] L 1-2



 

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