The manager of the Algerian selection, Djamel Belmadi, unveiled on December 24, 2021, a list of 28 players who will defend the title of the selection, won in the previous one in Egypt, 1 goal to 0 against Senegal. The Algerians, winners of the Arab Cup on December 2021 against Tunisia, are a serious contender for the final victory. The Fennecs will start the competition against Sierra Leone on January 4, 2021. Here is the list of 28 players from Algeria.
Goaltenders: Raïs M’Bolhi (Al Ettifaq/Saudi Arabia), Alexandre Oukidja (FC Metz/France), Moustapha Zeghba (Damascus FC/Saudi Arabia)
Defenders: Aïssa Mandi (Villarreal/Spain), Abdelkader Bedrane (Espérance Tunis/Tunisie), Mehdi Tahrat (Al-Gharafa SC/Qatar), Djamel Benlamri (Qatar SC/Qatar), Mohamed Amine Tougai (Espérance Tunis/Tunisie) Youcef Atal (OGC Nice/France), Houcine Benayada (Etoile du Sahel/Tunisie), Reda Halaimia (Beerschot/Belgium), Ramy Bensebaini (Borussia Mönchengladbach/Germany), Ilyes Chetti (Espérance Tunis/Tunisie)
Fieldwork: Ramiz Zerrouki (Twente/Netherlands), Haris Belkebla (Brest/France), Sofiane Bendebka (Al Fadeh/Saudi Arabia), Adem Zorgane (Charleroi/Belgium), Sofiane Feghouli (Galatasaray/Turkey), Ismaël Bennacer (AC Milan/Italy)
Forwards: Riyadh Mahrez (Manchester City/England), Adam Ounas (Naples/Italy), Youcef Belaïli (Qatar SC/Qatar), Said Benrahma (West Ham/England), Farid Boulaya (FC Metz/France), Yacine Brahimi (Al Rayyan/Qatar), Islam Slimani (Olympique lyonnais/France), Baghdad Bounedjah (Al Saad SC/Qatar), Mohamed El Amine Amoura (FC Lugano/Switzerland).