Olympique Lyon’s 17-year-old midfielder Yannis Lagha, has been called up for both the France and Algeria U18 teams for the upcoming international break, with the two countries set to face each other twice next week.

Yannis, had previously turned out for the Algeria U17 team at the start of the year, and has now been called up by France U18 coach Lionel Rouxel.


Following the Covid -19 restrictions, The Algerian Fennecs coach will have to invite players in Europe for the friendly against France.

Indeed, Yannis Lagha will play at the next scheduled game between the Greens and the Blues. However, it is not yet known with which jersey. The 17-year-old finds himself in an absurd situation.