It was yesterday at the end of the day that the national team began its internship in anticipation of its entry into the playoffs for CAN-2023. The adventure begins with the reception of Uganda next Saturday at the July 5 stadium from 8 p.m. Four days later, the Greens will fly to Dar Es-Salem to challenge Tanzania. Before the start of the first training session, a mixed zone took place at the CTN in Sidi Moussa. The “newcomers” have spoken and all say they are determined to bring the most expected.
The first surprise summoned by Djamel Benlamri is the striker of the Romanian club CFR Cluj Billel Omrani. “I admit that it was very nice. The group welcomed me very well. Moreover, quickly I found my marks in this group. My integration was done quite naturally and everything will go very well for the victory on Saturday,” he said.
The striker trained at Olympique de Marseille says he is ambitious to score a goal in his first appearance with the national team. “My wish is to play and why not score from my first appearance in the national jersey. It would be something great for my debut with EN. “. He would have liked to play alongside Riyad Mahrez. Alas, the latter will not be present. “I would have liked to meet, for this first internship, Ryad Mahrez. Unfortunately, he will not be with us.
Hamache: “A dream come true”
In the absence of Youcef Atala, Djamel Belmadi called on Yanis Hamache. The resident of Boavista is more equally determined to earn points from his first internship with the Greens.
Mon called me to let me know I was on the list. I used to be on the expanded list, but never on the official list. It’s been a source of great pride for me since I was little, and it’s my parents’ dream. I often come to the country, we have a house here (his family is from Bejaia). This to describe to you my pride in finally being able to realize this dream of wearing the national jersey, ”he said.
He wants the chance to play because he is keen to show what he is capable of. “Today that I am there, I must do my best to stay as long as possible. My objective is to bring more to this rich workforce but also to gain playing time”.
Benayad: “Bounedjah a good example to follow”
The other surprise summoned by Belmadi is Riyad Benayad. Author of a remarkable season with the ESS, by scoring several goals, he remains another solution at the forefront.
“I am determined to seize my chance well, and I will do everything possible to achieve this goal. “. He In addition, Benayad hopes to imitate the other great attackers passed by the EN. “I would like to have a good career worthy of that of the great attackers who have worn the national jersey, like Baghdad Bounedjah”, aims this attacker from the famous Paradou AC academy.
Kadri: “Achieve my baptism of fire”
Like the other newcomers, Abdelkahar Kadri says he is happy for his first call to the national team. The Belgian club Kourtrai striker says he is determined to succeed in his baptism of fire with the Greens.
“It’s a great honor to be here with the group. I hope that we will be up to it for the great happiness of the Algerian people. I was waiting for the summons from the national coach, it’s an indescribable joy. I have never been called before. I hope to win the African Cup with the Greens,” he said.