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Spanish Lucas Alcaraz new coach of Algerian football team

APS - 13 April 2017

ALGIERS-Spanish Lucas Alcaraz is the new coach of the Algerian football team, the Algerian Football Federation (FAF) announced Thursday on its official website.  

The Spanish coach, 50, succeeds to Belgian Georges Leekens, who had resigned just after the elimination of Algeria in the first round of the African Cup of Nations (CAN-2017) in Gabon.  

The new coach of the Algerian team will take office in the upcoming days, said the source.

The next game of the Greens will take place in next June against Togo as part of the first round of play-offs of the African Cup of Nations 2019 whose final game will be held in Cameroon.