West Ham’s Sofiane Feghouli not included in Algeria’s 23 man AFCON squad

West Ham’s Sofiane Feghouli will not be featuring at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations after Fennecs coach George Leekens chose to leave him out of his final 23 member squad.

Three England based players- the Leicester duo of Riyad Mahrez and Islam Slimani and Watford’s Adlene Guedioura have been included.

Algeria are in Group B for the tournament alongisde North African rivals Tunisia, Senegal and Zimbabwe.

Goalkeepers: Rais M’Bolhi (Antalyaspor), Malik Asselah (JS Kabylie), Chemseddine Rahmani (MO Bejaia)

Defenders: Mokhtar Belkhiter (Club Africain), Mohamed Rabie Meftah (USM Alger), Aissa Mandi (Real Betis), Hicham Belkaroui (Esperance), Liassine Cadamuro (Servette), Mohamed Benyahia (USM Alger), Ramy Bensebaini (Rennes), Faouzi Ghoulam (Napoli), Djamel Mesbah (Crotone)

Midfielders: Adlene Guedioura (Watford), Saphir Taider (Bologna), Nabil Bentaleb (Schalke), Mehdi Abeid (Dijon), Yacine Brahimi (Porto), Rachid Ghezzal (Olympique Lyonnais)

Forwards: Islam Slimani (Leicester City), Riyad Mahrez (Leicester City), Hilal Soudani El Arabi (Dinamo Zagreb), Baghdad Bounedjah (Al Sadd), Sofiane Hanni (Anderlecht)

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