Nice made official this Monday the signing of Hicham Boudaoui, a young Algerian footballer from Paradou FC.
Ten police officers were injured and 30 people arrested following crowd violence at the end of Thursday's Algerian top-flight match between USM Alger and CS Constantine, officials announced on Friday.
There were wins for Difaa El Jadida and ZESCO United in the CAF Champions League on Saturday.
MC Alger and USM Alger may be fierce city rivals from the Algerian capital but they nonetheless share a history intwined with their country's revolt against French colonialism.
Algerian football clubs have been banned from signing foreign players because of a severe financial crisis caused by a plunge in oil revenues, the national football federation said on Monday.
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