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FIFA to soon lift ban on Libya stadiums, president says

  • 24 May 2018 - 15:25
FIFA to soon lift ban on Libya stadiums, president says

The President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, says the ban on international football matches in Libya will be lifted soon. “The head of the presidential council (of the government) Fayez Sarraj, has received an official letter from FIFA president Gianni Infantino, on the demands to lift the ban on...

Libya Football League: Al-Ittihad closer to title

  • 23 May 2018 - 16:24
Libya Football League: Al-Ittihad closer to title

Al-Ittihad drew Al-Nasser in the third round of the quartet round of the Libyan Football League on Monday at the Tripoli International Stadium. The two teams drew 2-2, leaving the game with Al-Ittihad topping the round with 5 points and Al-Nasser tailing it by 2 points. At Benina...

Adel Amrouche named Libya national team coach

  • 14 May 2018 - 16:15
Adel Amrouche named Libya national team coach

Former Kenya national soccer team head coach Adel Amrouche, who is a Belgian and Algerian, has been named as the new Libyan national soccer team manager. Amrouche's  previously  led Harambee Stars to win the Cecafa Senior Challenge title held in Nairobi in December of 2013 and will also be...

Real Madrid makes it to Champions League final for third time in a row

  • 1 May 2018 - 23:11
Real Madrid makes it to Champions League final for third time in a row

Bayern Munich’s quest for another treble under Jupp Heynckes is over after defeat in the Champions League at the hands of Real Madrid. A 2-2 draw in Madrid was not enough for the Bavarians, who bow out 4-3 on...

Portugal 2 Egypt 1 with Cristiano Ronaldo’s help

  • 24 March 2018 - 12:43
Portugal 2 Egypt 1 with Cristiano Ronaldo’s help

  Cristiano Ronaldo won the battle between two of Europe's in-form strikers as Portugal defeated Mohamed Salah's Egypt 2-1 in Zurich.   The European champions trailed until the 90th minute before Ronaldo scored twice to steal victory.   Salah opened the scoring...

Manchester City crushes Arsenal 3-0 to win Carabao Cup

  • 26 February 2018 - 11:52
Manchester City crushes Arsenal 3-0 to win Carabao Cup

Manchester City beat Arsenal 3-0 in the Carabao Cup final with goals from Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and David Silva. Aguero scored in the first half, outmuscling Shkodran Mustafi to reach goalkeeper Claudio Bravo's long ball before lobbing David Ospina from the edge of the...

Libya’s Al-Itihad beats Niger’s Sahel 1-0 at CAF Confederation Cup

  • 10 February 2018 - 22:24
Libya’s Al-Itihad beats Niger’s Sahel 1-0 at CAF Confederation Cup

  Al-Itihad, one of the best Libyan teams, managed to score a late winner and beat Niger's Sahel at the first round of CAF Confederation Cup on Saturday evening. The match took place in Tunisia's Sfax city and saw Libyans and their opponents from Niger giving it all they got for the...

Morocco wins CHAN 2018 title after beating Nigeria 4-0

  • 5 February 2018 - 13:49
Morocco wins CHAN 2018 title after beating Nigeria 4-0

  Morocco became the first host nation to claim the African Nations Championship (CHAN) title with a convincing 4-0 win over 10-man Nigeria in Sunday's final.   Key moments either side of half-time turned the match in the hosts' favour as Morocco's Zakaria Hadraf scored...

Libya loses CHAN third place to Sudan

  • 4 February 2018 - 20:28
Libya loses CHAN third place to Sudan

Sudan goalkeeper Akram El Hadi saved two penalties in the shootout as his side beat Libya to finish third at the African Nations Championship (CHAN). The sides were locked at 1-1 after 90 minutes in Marrakech at the tournament for locally-based players. Akram had earlier failed to deal with the...

Libya departs CHAN 2018 after losing semifinal to Morocco 1-3

  • 31 January 2018 - 22:16
Libya departs CHAN 2018 after losing semifinal to Morocco 1-3

    Libya national team departed CHAN 2018 after losing the semifinal match against the host Morocco 1-3 at the Stade Mohammed V on Wednesday.   Morocco scored first at the minute 37, while Libya drew at the minute 86 of the first 90 minutes before going to extra...