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Soccer-Alcaraz named Algeria coach after Granada sacking (Reuters)

ALGIERS, April 13 (Reuters) – Lucas Alcaraz was named Algeria coach on Thursday, three days after being dismissed by struggling Spanish side Granada. The Algerian Football Federation said it had appointed the 50-year-old, but did not give any details about the length or terms of the contract. Alcaraz, who has also worked at Levante and Elche, takes over from Belgian Georges Leekens who quit after Algeria’s early exit at the African Nations Cup finals in Gabon in January. …