Ahead of Algeria November 12 World Cup 2018 qualifiers against Nigeria in Uyo, Sofiane Feghouli has lifted the lid on why players of the Desert Foxes made the FA fire manager Milovan Rajevac.
Feghouli alongside other senior players in the team approached the country’s soccer ruling body after their disappointing 1-1 draw at home to Cameroun in their first World Cup 2018 qualifiers game. They demanded the coach be fired for his poor tactics in the game.
“FAF were wrong in the choice of Rajevac,” he opened up.
“He did not know the names of the players or their positions. There was very little information on Cameroon. We did not prepare as we should.
“But I was not annoyed that I did not start against Cameroon because I do not have any ego problems when I play for the national team. I play for the flag.”
Ahead of the tie against Nigeria, the West Ham star fired a warning to his teammates, insisting anything short of a win or a draw will compound their chances of making it to the World Cup 2018 from their group.
“It will be a difficult trip to Nigeria in November,” conceded West Ham United star Feghouli in an interview.
“We will have to bounce back immediately because if we lost, it will become very complicated to qualify (for the World Cup). We know that.
“Unfortunately, it started badly with the home draw with Cameroon.
“In the group stage, the first match is always very important. But we still a chance as there are still five matches to go.”