Algeria – King Mohammed VI sent a congratulatory cable to Abdelkader Bensalah, Algerian head of state, following the victory of the Algerian national football team in the final of the African Cup of Nations (Egypt 2019).
“It is pleasant for me to express to the Algerian brotherly people, on the occasion of the well-deserved victory of their national football team in the final of the 2019 African Cup of Nations, hosted by Egypt, the warmest congratulations for this continental football feat, “wrote the king.
“On this historic occasion, I am pleased to share, on my own behalf and that of all the Moroccan people, the feelings of pride of this deserved achievement with the Algerian brotherly people,”, added the King.
“Following this great sporting distinction, I can only express to the Algerian people, all the components of his national selection – players, technical, medical and administrative staff – the sincere expression of esteem and of consideration for this high-level technical performance and the high competitive spirit shown by this ambitious selection throughout the matches of this distinguished African championship, “concluded the king.
This is the second time the Fennecs have won the African Cup of Nations.