ALGIERS-Belgian Georges Leekens has officially become the new coach of the Algerian football team, announced Thursday the Algerian Football Federation (FAF).
The decision has been formalised following a meeting of FAF's Federal bureau Thursday at the National technical centre of Sidi Moussa (Algiers), in the presence of president of the federation Mohamed Raouraoua.
"After consulting several technicians, the ad-hoc committee drew up a short-list of five trainers. Members of the committee chose Georges Leekens to coach the national team. This decision was unanimously approved by members of the Federal bureau," the communiqué added.