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Vol 59 No 7

Published 6th April 2018


Algeria

World Cup warm-up

Morocco's bid to host the FIFA World Cup in 2026 has won an unusual recruit. Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has given the campaign his personal blessing. The edict of the ailing Bouteflika, who would be 89 when the competition starts, will 'be executed with pride', said El Hadi Ould Ali, Algeria's Sports Minister on 1 April.

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