Riyad Mahrez - FILE
CAIRO, 16 July 2019: Algeria's captain, Riad Mehrez, stressed that Egypt's efforts in hosting the African Cup of Nations are very special.
"I thank Egypt for the amazing organization, the excellent atmosphere, the organization and the stadiums at the highest level," Mehrez told the tournament's organizing committee.
"Let's not deceive ourselves, I do not know what awaits us in the future, we certainly want to reach the last point, after beating Nigeria and reaching the final we want to win the title," Mahrez stressed.
"Of course, Guardiola is a great coach, he is a coach at the highest level. He always cares about all the details and all the players benefit from him and improve a lot with him," Riyad said.
The 2019 AFCON will come to an end on Friday when Algeria faces Senegal in the Final match at Cairo stadium.
It’s worth to mention that Tunisia will meet Nigeria on Wednesday in the match that will decide the 3rd place.