CAN-2012/Morocco-Algeria.Benchikha: "It will be a final"
ALGIERS - Algerian coach Abdelhak Benchikha Wednesday described as "a final" the match Morocco-Algeria, June 4 at Marrakech Stadium in the 4th round of qualifying for the African Cup of Nations 2012 football (CAN-2012).
- Its winner will make a "big step" towards qualification for the finals of the CAN-2012 because this match "isa final" and "This final is won, it is not played," he said in a press conference in Algiers.
After the third round of qualifiers, four teams in the group D, Algeria, Morocco, Central Africa and Tanzaniahave 4 points each.
The two teams met March 27 in the city of Annaba, east Algeria, in the first leg. The "Greens" Algerianshad won 1-0 thanks to Hassan Yebda on a penalty.
In Marrakech, Benchikha said that "the key to success will be the balance of the team, especially inmidfield, a good transition between the different compartments and a good reading of the game."
The Algerian selection will begin May 20 a training camp in Murcia (Spain) in which the coaching staff will focus work on recovery and implementation tactics, according Benchikha, quoted by APS.
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