Djamel Belmadi has actually authorized an agreement to stay as coach of Algeria up until 2026, according to the head of state of the Algerian Football Federation, Djahid Zefizef.
Since his arrival in August 2018, the 46-year-old has actually been generally identified as one of Africa’s finest young trains.
He led the Desert Foxes to success in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) as well as consequently led them on a 35-match unbeaten run, which established a continental document.
“Djamel Belmadi has officially signed a new contract until 2026. We have set him clear objectives for the next two Africa Cup of Nations,” Zefizef informed state television’s Channel 3.
“Belmadi has been the target of a disinformation campaign on social networks, on a few TV channels,” included Zefizef.
“However, he remains focused on his work as well as on the objectives set for him.”
The Paris- birthed tactician came under extreme objection in 2022 after Algeria were knocked senseless of the team phases finally year’s Afcon as well as fell short to get to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Local media had actually guessed that FAF were looking for a substitute.
Belmadi’s instant job will certainly be to certify Algeria for the postponed 2023 Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast.
The two-time African champs lead Group F after sway Uganda as well as Tanzania in June, as well as face Niger in back-to-back video games when the qualifiers return to in March.
Belmadi stood for Algeria in between 2000 as well as 2004, racking up 5 objectives in 20 looks, as well as captained his nation at the 2004 Afcon in Tunisia.
Source: BBC Africa
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