Reigning African champions Algeria will take on Nigeria in a friendly match on October 9 at the Jacques Lemans Arena stadium in Sankt Veit an der Glan, Austria. The match will be repeat of the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations semifinal, which Algeria won 2-1 in Cairo, Egypt.

The friendly will be used to help both sides prepare for the next round of Total Africa Cup of Nations, Cameroon 2021 qualifiers, set to be staged in November.

Djamel Belmadi’s charges will have another duel against Mexico four days later in the Netherlands.

Algeria will take on Zimbabwe in November double header, while Nigeria faces Sierra Leone in the same window.

Les Fennecs sit on top of their qualifying Group H after back to back victories in the opening two match days. Algeria defeated Zambia 5-0 in Blida before picking an away 1-0 victory over Botswana in Gaborone.

Nigeria also tops their Group L with a 100% record. The Super Eagles defeated Benin 2-1 in Uyo before beating Lesotho 4-2 in Maseru.