Algeria's Matmour quits international football

Mohamad Mosselhi , Thursday 3 May 2012

Eintracht Francfort's Algerian forward decides on Thursday to retire from international football

Matmour(R)and Belhadj quit international career

Two days after Antar Yehya's decision to end his international career, Eintracht Francfort's forward Karim Matmour has take the same decision.

The Bundesliga's newly promoted side Eintracht Francfort said on his official website that the 26-year old forward decided to end his international career without any explanation.

Matmour, who played 30 matches for the Desert Foxes, became the third Algerian player to declare his retirement in the past two months after Nadir Belhadj and Antar Yehya.

Algeria who missed the last edition of the African Cup of Nations will start their campaign for the 2013 African Cup of Nations qualifiers in June.

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