Defending champion, Algeria conceded a draw against Sierra Leone after a clearly disappointing match from the Fennecs (0-0). After the meeting, Djamel Belmadi, the Algerian coach, spoke and expressed his frustration. There is a feeling of regret. We wanted to start this competition well, so with a victory. We had the situations to score, more than enough. We did not know how to be realistic this afternoon, he explained on Bein Sports.
Before focusing on the next game against Equatorial Guinea. Already decisive for the rest of the competition. “It will be necessary to win, quite simply. You have to win every game. We come back (on the field) with the idea of winning all the matches. Today, we failed in our task. We will correct what needs to be corrected and then come back against Equatorial Guinea to win. ” The message is clear.