Football Rebels: Mekhloufi and the FLN team

The next part of Al Jazeera's Football Rebels series investigates the early plight of Algeria's first football team.

    The FLN football team raised the profile of Algeria's independence movement. And Rachid Mekhloufi was one of the brave men who refused to play for France. 

    French footballing legend Eric Cantona presents the next part of Al Jazeera's Football Rebels series.

    Watch the programme in full on Al Jazeera English at 22:30GMT on Tuesday 19th March.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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