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The Algerian Football Association issues a statement on the attack on three journalists in Cameroon

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Algeria: the Algerian Football Association issued a statement on Monday, denouncing the attack on three Algerian journalists who were part of the Algerian delegation in Cameroon, which hosts the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations. 2-1 and Cape Verde’s victory over Ethiopia 1-0. Three Algerian journalists were attacked and robbed in the city of Douala, which hosts the prime matches of the Algerian team of the tournament, in program tomorrow, Tuesday, against Sierra Leone, in Group E. The Algerian Federation released a statement this morning on its Facebook page, in which he claimed to condemn the attack on Algerian journalists in Douala. He added: “The Algerian Football Association, through its president, Mr. Charraf Eddine Amara, denounces the cowardly attack on Algerian journalists, in in particular, Messrs. Ismail Mohamed Amgran of the Competition newspaper, Mehdi Dahhak of the site web DZfoot and Mohamed Issani of the Algerian news agency “. He continued:” The three journalists present in Douala to follow the activities of the African Nations Cup – Cameroon 2021 – specifically the matches of the national team, on Monday evening they were attacked near of the hotel in they are staying, which left minor physical injuries in addition to the looting of some personal items, including a passport and 3 cell phones. “The union indicated in the statement that it had contacted the security officer of the Algerian mission, as well as security officials in Douala , before opening an investigation into the attack. He added: “The Algerian Football Federation strongly condemns this cowardly act that took place on the opening day of the continental competition, which is played in the name of sportsmanship and brotherhood inside and outside the stadium.” (Dpa)

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