CAN 2021 (qualifiers): Dates, venues set for Algeria's matches against Zambia, Botswana

APS - 26 February 2021

ALGIERS- Zambia-Algeria match, a qualifier for the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN 2021, Group H), is to take place Thursday 25 March 2021, at Lusaka-Heroes National Stadium (21:00), the Algerian Football Association said Thursday.

The game will be refereed by a Comorian quartet composed of Ali Mohamed Adelaid, assisted by Soulaimane Amaldine and Said Omar Chebli.

The fourth referee is Mohamed Athoumani, the match commissioner is Khalid Abdallah Mohamed (Tanzania) and the assessor is Jean-Claude Labrosse of the Seychelles.

Algeria-Botswana match, the sixth and last qualifier for Algeria, will take place on Monday, March 29th, at Mustapha Tchaker Stadium in Blida (20:00).

The match will be managed by a Burkinabe quartet led by Jean Ouattara, who will be assisted by Seydou Tiama and Habib Judicael Oumar Sanou, while the fourth referee is Vincent Kabore.

The match commissioner is Tunisian Boussairi Boujlel and the assessor is Moroccan Mohamed Guezzaz.

The national team qualified for the CAN-2021 in Cameroon after a draw, in Harare, against Zimbabwe (2-2) on November16, the 4th qualifying day.

Algeria is leading so far with 10 points, ahead of Zimbabwe (5 points) and Botswana (4 points), while Zambia is closing the gap (3 points).