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Diang after losing to Algeria: Not the result we want, but a great experience

Malian Aliou Diang, midfielder Al-Ahly club and the Mali national team, commented on his country’s loss to its Algerian counterpart, with a clean goal, in the friendly match that brought together the two teams yesterday, Sunday, and Diang published pictures through his personal account on Instagram during his participation in the meeting and commented, “It is not the result that We want it but it is a great experience, we will continue to work, and I am always proud to represent my country."

The Algerian team, led by Djamel Belmadi, won a difficult victory at the expense of its Malian counterpart, 1-0, in the friendly match that brought the two teams together yesterday evening, Sunday, at the “Mustafa Tchaker” stadium, as part of the two teams’ preparations for the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, which were postponed by the African Union; Because of the repercussions of the Corona virus on the African continent.

The Algerian national team's only goal came through star Riyad Mahrez, player of Manchester City, in the 58th minute of the match, as the events of the first half ended in a goalless draw between the two teams.

Malian star Aliou Diang, Al-Ahly player, participated in the match, essential, until the end of the match, and presented an outstanding level, but the strong skills and techniques of Algeria's players gave them the advantage in the match with the goal of Riyad Mahrez.

Mahrez scored his 20th goal with the Algerian national team, other than maintaining 26 assists in 63 matches with the Desert Warriors.