November 22, 2018
The international round-up
Seven Aiglons defended the colours of their countries during the international break. OGCNice.com provides a round-up of their performances.
Youcef Atal, Algeria
The Fennecs confirmed their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 by defeating Togo (4-1) during the fifth game of the qualifiers. The right back played the whole game, and even scored a splendid goal with his left foot.
Bassem Srarfi, Tunisia
After sitting on the bench during Tunisia’s defeat at the hands of Egypt in the qualifiers (3-2), Bassem came on in the 56th minute of the friendly against Morocco, which the Aigles de Carthage also lost (0-1).
Allan Saint-Maximin, France (U21s)
"ASM" played around 20 minutes against Croatia (2-2) in a pre-Euro 2019 match, before starting on the left wing during the second match against Spain (1-1, 78' minutes played).
Malang Sarr and Myziane Maolida, France (U20)
Only the former Lyon man took part in the friendly against Switzerland. Coming on in the 65th minute, he converted a penalty to equalise eight minutes later (1-1). Against Norway (1-0 victory), the roles were swapped: the Nice defender played the whole game; whilst Myziane Maolida was rested.
Ignatius Ganago, Cameroon (U23)
The Lions faced Chad in a double header for the U23s ACN qualifiers. The forward started up-front in the first game in Yaoundé (3-0 victory), he played just the final minutes of the second, four days later (1-1).
Assil Jaziri, Tunisia (U23)
With Tunisia’s Olympic side, Assil Jaziri was also vying for a place at the U23s ACN. In his quest to do so, the midfielder who plays in the Gym’s reserves faced Egypt (1-4 defeat, 90' minutes played).