SIG (MASCARA) – Friday, 09 September 2022 (APS) – Algerian U17 football team snatched the Arab Cup after beating their Moroccan opponents in the final (penalty shootout 4-2, regular time 1-1) on Thursday, at Abdelkrim-Kerroum Stadium in Sig, Mascara.

The Moroccans opened the score through Mahamed Archidi at 51st minute, but thirty-nine minutes later, Algerian Tayeb Chehima scored the tie goal at the 90th of the regular time.

In the penalty shootout, the Desert Warriors beat their Moroccan opponents 4-2.

The next official tournament for the Algerian U17 team will take place in April 2023, when they will compete in the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN U17), a World Cup qualifier event.