Algeria in Trouble! Desert Foxes lose Key defender to Injury

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Algeria have been hit with an injury blow ahead of their semi-final match of the AFCON 2019 against Nigeria according to reports.

23 year-old Right-back Youcef Atal has been ruled out for the rest of the tournament with a broken collarbone.

 

Atal, who is the first choice right-back in Djamel Belmadi’s side suffered the injury in the quarter-final match against Ivory.

 

The young defender who has 12 caps for Algeria was replaced after 30 minutes in game.

 

Per @AfricaFooty [H/T] @DZfoot, Youcef Atal is ruled out for the rest of #AFCON2019 with a fractured collarbone, the right-back will miss #LesVerts final 2 games including Sunday’s semi-final against the Nigeria #SuperEagles

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