International Friendly: Algeria 6-0 Mauritania
Algeria Desert Foxes made easy prey of Mauritania, registering a massive 6-0 victory at the Centre Technique National, Sidi Moussa on Tuesday.
Leicester City’s Islam Slimani netted a brace in the game.
Riyad Mahrez, Yassin Brahimi, Saphir Taïder and Hilal Soudani El Arabi of Dinamo Zagreb were the other scorers for Algeria.
The Desert Foxes were drawn in Group B alongside Tunisia, Senegal and Zimbabwe.
The teams will be based in Libreville with Algeria beginning their campaign against Zimbabwe on Sunday, 15th January 2017.
Algeria’s 23 man squad:
Goalkeepers: Rais Ouhab M’bolhi (Antalyaspor, Turkey), Malik Asselah (JS Kabylie, Algeria), Chemseddine Rahmani (MO Bejaia, Algeria)
Defenders: Mokhtar Belkhiter (Club Africain ,Tunisia), Mohamed Rabie Meftah (USM Alger, Algeria), Aissa Mandi (Real Betis, Spain), Hicham Belkaroui (Esperance, Tunisia), Liassine Cadamuro (Servette Geneva, Switzerland) , Mohamed Benyahia (USM Alger, Algeria), Ramy Bensebaïni (Stade Rennes, France), Faouzi Ghoulam (Napoli, Italy), Djamel Eddine Mesbah (FC Crotone ,Italy)
Midfielders: Adlène Guedioura (Watford, England), Saphir Taïder (Bologna, Italy), Nabil Bentaleb (Schalke 04, Germany), Mehdi Abeid (Dijon, France), Yassin Brahimi (FC Porto, Portugal), Rachid Ghezzal (Olympique Lyon, France)
Forwards: Islam Slimani (Leicester City, England), Riyad Mahrez (Leicester City, England), Hilal Soudani El Arabi (Dinamo Zagreb, Croatia), Baghdad Bounedjah (Al Sadd, Qatar), Sofiane Hanni (Anderlecht, Belgium)