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Nickname(s) الخُضر   "El Khadra" (The Greens)
الأفناك  (The Fennecs) Desert foxes
محاربي الصحراء  (The Desert Warriors)
Association Algerian Football Federation
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Sub-confederation UNAF (North Africa)
Head coach Djamel Belmadi
Captain Raïs M'Bolhi
Most caps Lakhdar Belloumi (100)
Top scorer Abdelhafid Tasfaout (34)
Home stadium Various
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 69 Decrease 2 (7 February 2019)
Highest 15 (October 2014)
Lowest 103 (June 2008)
Elo ranking
Current 72 Increase 1 (3 March 2019)
Highest 8 (December 1981)
Lowest 85 (October 2018)
First international
 Algeria 2–1 Bulgaria 
(Algiers, Algeria; 6 January 1963)
Biggest win
 Algeria 15–1 South Yemen 
(Tripoli, Libya; 17 August 1973)
Biggest defeat
 Hungary 9–2 Algeria 
(Budapest, Hungary; 16 August 1967)
World Cup
Appearances 4 (first in 1982)
Best result Round of 16, 2014
Africa Cup of Nations
Appearances 17 (first in 1968)
Best result Champions, 1990
African Nations Championship
Appearances 1 (first in 2011)
Best result Fourth place, 2011

Algeria national football team is the national football team of Algeria.

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