AFRICA CUP 2015
Nations Cup appearances: 15
Best result: Winners (1990)
Coach: Christian Gourcuff (France)
Key players: Yacine Brahimi, Sofiane Feghouli, Islam Slimani
Fifa ranking: 18
Algeria crashed out in the group phase last time around but have since climbed to the top of the African rankings and reached the World Cup knock-out stage for first time in 2014.
Attacking midfielder Yacine Brahimi is reigning BBC African Footballer of Year.