Algeria coach believes, even if nobody else does

While many coaches shy away from declaring their team to be favourites, preferring the old cliché that they will take each match as it comes, Belmadi has boldly declared that his side have set their sights on a first title since 1990.

Their 3-0 demolition of Guinea on Sunday, arguably the best performance by any team at the tournament, fully justified the 43-year-old’s confidence.



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