Algerian president gives national team medals of honor

-2019-07-21 11:28:48 | sport

Algeria's interim President Abdelkader Abdelkader Bensalah late Saturday decided to award medals of national merit to the Algerian national team after winning the 2019 African Cup of Nations.

"We, on this occasion, share the outpouring of emotions that permeated the country, and we renew to you our thanks and gratitude for the efforts you have made over the past weeks of hard work," Abdelkader Bensalah said during a reception held in honor of members of the Algerian team, according to the Algerian Press Service APS.

Algeria won their second title in Cannes after winning the final against Senegal on Friday (1-0) at Cairo International Stadium.