Algeria's women national football team suffered a 2-1 loss away to Cote d'Ivoire in a friendly as they
stepped-up their preparations for their AWCON 2018 opener against hosts Ghana .
Forward Myriam Benlazar scored the Algerian's only goal in the match which came off on Saturday, November 10, 2018.
The Algerians have been struggling for goals since an ankle injury ruled out star striker Naïma Bouhenni from the tournament.
The "Fennecs" as they are nicknamed are in Group A alongside hosts Ghana, Cameroon and Mali. They head into the Championship as the eighth-ranked women's team in Africa.
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They will play the Black Queens of Ghana in the AWCON 2018 opener on November 17, 2018, at Accra Sports Stadium.
Below is the provisional Algeria squad:
Saadou Habiba, Ouadah Habiba, Bensakrane Sara, Takenint Kahina, Ramdani Madina, Bara Fatima, Fedoul Nadjet,