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Algeria's Bougherra dreams for playing against Brazil in World Cup

The Algerian skipper says he dreams his country will feature inthe same group as World Cup hosts and five-time winner Brazil

Mohamad Mosselhi , Thursday 5 Dec 2013
Algerian defender Madjid Bougherra
Algerian defender Madjid Bougherra (Photo: Reuters)
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On the eve of the World Cup draw, Algeria's skipper Madjid Bougherra said he is hoping his side will debut against Brazil, the five-time world champions

"Brazil is the country of football," he told France Football on Thursday. "I will be very happy if they feature in our group. It will be formidable."

Bougherra helped Algeria clinch its fourth World Cup appearance after scoring the winning goal in a 1-0 victory against Burkina Faso.

The World Cup draw will be held on Friday in Costa do Sauipe, Brazil. 

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