Federation of Algerian Football (FAF) are considering former Desert Foxes star Rabah Madjer to take over as national team  coach after Lucas Alcaraz was fired this week. reported on Thursday that the former FC Porto star had emerged as the favourite to succeed the Spanish manager as  Algeria coach ahead of November 10 World Cup qualifier against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

Another top contender for the top job is Boualem Charef.

FAF could settle for 5-July Stadium in Algiers as venue for Algeria versus Nigeria clash in November, after renovation work  around the stadium last month.

The country’s soccer governing body told Leuteur that Algeria’s last 2018 World Cup qualifier against Nigeria could be moved away from Chahid Hamlaoui Stadium on financial grounds

Rabah Madjer’s heroics propelled Algeria to their only AFCON win in 1990, scoring the only goal of the match against Nigeria in the final.

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