FIFA World Cup: Algeria Name Provisional 30-Man Squad

Of the players named, only five footballers have not played outside Algeria. The squad will be trimmed to 23 next month.

updated: May 12, 2014 22:03 IST
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Algiers: Algeria coach Vahid Halilhodzic selected his provisional 30-man squad for the World Cup in Brazil on Monday with a doubt surrounding the fitness of FC Porto striker Nabil Ghilas.

Ghilas was called up even though he is carrying a left hamstring injury. If he fails to prove his fitness, Ghilas will be replaced in the squad by Ishak Belfodil, who plays for Italian team Livorno.

All but five of the players selected play their club football outside Algeria.

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