Algiers, Algeria – (African Boulevard News) – Algeria’s head coach, Arezki Remmane, expressed his excitement and satisfaction with his team’s 2-0 victory over Tanzania in their first game of the TotalEnergies U17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) campaign. The win was especially important to the Algerian team as they seek to qualify for the FIFA U-17 World Cup scheduled for next year.
The Algerian team opened the scoring in the 33rd minute with a goal from Hichem Boudaoui, and with only two minutes to go, Elias Hadj Amar scored the second goal for the team, securing their victory over Tanzania. The match was highly competitive, with both teams showing strong determination throughout.
In a post-match interview, Coach Remmane praised his team’s efforts and highlighted the importance of starting the tournament with a win. He said, “It was a good performance from the boys, and I’m happy with the result. It’s important that we start the competition with a win and build momentum from there. We still have a long way to go, but this is a good start.”
The coach also noted the importance of discipline among his players, stating that “we need to remain disciplined and focused throughout the tournament. We have some tough games ahead, but I believe in our team, and I’m confident that we can do well.”
Algeria’s next game will be against Ivory Coast, who also won their first match against Morocco. The match is set to be highly competitive, with both teams vying for a spot in the semi-finals.
The TotalEnergies U17 Africa Cup of Nations is a highly anticipated tournament, with the winner securing a place in the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Peru next year. It provides a platform for young players to showcase their talent and develop their skills, with many players going on to have successful careers in football.
In conclusion, Algeria’s positive start to the tournament is a good sign for fans and the team. Coach Remmane’s words of encouragement will undoubtedly inspire the young players as they prepare for their next match against Ivory Coast. With the teams’ determination and hard work, the tournament promises to be an exciting one to watch.