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And the best league in the world is in ... Algeria?

Published 1326 GMT (2126 HKT) April 27, 2015
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ES Setif currently sits top of the Algerian Premier Division but only 11 points separates the leader from bottom-placed NA Hussein Dey. FADEL SENNA/AFP/Getty Images
ES Setif won the African Champions League last season, while it also finished fifth in FIFA's Club World Cup in December. FADEL SENNA/AFP/Getty Images
Algeria's national team is one of the strongest in Africa and is currently ranked ranked 21st in FIFA's world rankings. Despite being one of the favorites for this year's Africa Cup of Nations, it crashed out in the quarterfinals. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Algeria impressed at last summer's World Cup taking eventual champion Germany to extra-time in the last-16 stage, before losing the tie 2-1. Matthias Hangst/Getty Images
Yacine Brahimi of Porto is one of Algeria's star players. Brahimi was born in France but opted to represent Algeria instead, with the likes of Nabil Bentaleb and Sofiane Feghouli also choosing to do the same. MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images
France's World Cup winner Zinedine Zidane is of Algerian descent -- his parents emigrated to Paris from Algeria. Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images/fil