U20 Arab Cup: Algeria know their opponent in the 1/4 final

After the victory of the Algerian U20 team against the Libyan selection for the account of the second match of the Arab Cup of U20, the players of the Algerian coach, Mohamed Lacette, knew the identity of their next opponent.

Indeed, the victory of the teammates of the captain, Mehdi Touenti, managed to get rid of Libya with the score of 3-1. A victory that allowed them to pass the first round in pole position to face the team of Tunisia in the 1/4 finals of the competition which takes place in Saudi Arabia.

Leader of its group, Tunisia will be the next opponent of the Greens to compete for a place in the last four of the regional sporting event in the U20 category. Note that the match of the Algerian U20 team against its Tunisian counterpart will be played next Sunday at 7:00 p.m.

A look back at Algeria’s match against Libya

Following the victory of the Algerian U20 team against the Lebanese team in the inaugural match of the Arab tournament with a score of 2-1, the players of coach Mohamed Lacette needed a victory to secure their qualification for the next round.

After the opener in the 25th minute of the game through Olympique de Marseille player Raho Jores, the Greens did not flinch by conceding the equalizing goal at the start of the second half. and resumed their lead in the 73rd minute of the game. The goal brought the signature of young CF Valence player, Oussama Amar.

During this second period, the Verts de Lacette sealed the score of the match by scoring the 3rd goal synonymous with definitive qualification for the next round. This 3rd goal was the work of the young player of JS Kabylie, Lahlou Akhrib.

The rest of the tournament

Composed of 6 groups of 3 teams, the Arab U20 Cup continues in Saudi Arabia. After the qualification of the first team of each group, the 1/4 final of the competition also includes two teams whose ranking was the best among the other runners-up of all the groups.

For the next round, Algeria inherited the leader of the 5th group, Tunisia. The latter had the upper hand against the Djibouti team in the last match by winning it with a score of 6-0.

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