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African Champions Algeria get befitting welcome

African Champions Algeria get befitting welcome

Africa Champions Algeria received a heroes welcome in the Capital City Algiers after their 1-0 victory triumph in Friday’s final.

The capital city Algiers was turned into a sea of green as thousands of Algerian fans flooded the streets to receive their new heroes.

Captain Riyad Mahrez went on lead his teammates in a colourful trophy parade with the AFCON trophy in an Open top Bus.

Algeria won their second title after a 29 year wait with a perfect record of 7 wins out of 7 scoring 13 goals and conceding only.

Captain Riyad Mahrez, the Manchester City winger, and his team-mates were greeted by Prime Minister Noureddine Bedoui.

The bus was decorated with two stars to mark a second Cup of Nations triumph.

The words “we are proud of you” were written on the side of the bus in Arabic and Amazigh, the North African country’s two official languages.

“This victory will very certainly breathe new life into the country,” said Kheireddine Zetchi, the president of the Algerian football federation.”

An African football Journalist based in the town of Kabwe, Zambia.

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