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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...

Libya moves to CHAN semifinal after beating Congo on penalties

  • 29 January 2018 - 11:33
Libya moves to CHAN semifinal after beating Congo on penalties

It was penalties that separated Libya and Congo-Brazzaville after their quarter-final at the African Nations Championship (CHAN) ended 1-1 after extra-time in Morocco. Veteran Congo captain and keeper Barel Mouko, 38, missed his penalty to give the win to the Libyans. Earlier in Agadir the...

Gaddafi was “within hours” of buying Manchester United: The Sunday Times reports

  • 28 January 2018 - 20:56
Gaddafi was “within hours” of buying Manchester United: The Sunday Times reports

Diseased Libyan dictator Moamar Gaddafi was within hours of buying a majority stake in Manchester United, according to the man who brokered the deal for the Glazer’s to takeover the club, reported The Sunday Times. According to the Sunday Times, Mehmet Dalman, now chairman of Cardiff City,...

Libya qualifies to CHAN quarterfinals after beating Rwanda 1-0

  • 24 January 2018 - 17:14
Libya qualifies to CHAN quarterfinals after beating Rwanda 1-0

Libya scored an injury-time winner against Rwanda to take them through to the quarter-finals of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) as runners-up in Group C. Substitute Elmutasem Abushnaf scored the crucial goal after Libya dominated but looked like missing out on the win they needed to...

Libya loses 0-1 to Nigeria in second CHAN appearance

  • 20 January 2018 - 11:31
Libya loses 0-1 to Nigeria in second CHAN appearance

Nigeria beat Libya 1-0 at the African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco in the second match in Group 3 on Friday. The second game of the group saw Rwanda beat Equatorial Guinea by the same scoreline. Both Nigeria and Rwanda struggled to make their dominance count against opponents happy...

Libya wins first CHAN match 3-0 against Equatorial Guinea

  • 15 January 2018 - 20:14
Libya wins first CHAN match 3-0 against Equatorial Guinea

The Mediterranean Knights, Libya national football team, beat Equatorial Guinea 3-0 in the opening matches of Group 3 at CHAN on Monday. Saleh Taher scored the opening goal when he nudged the ball between the legs of a hesitant Cambio in the Equatorial Guinea goal. Mohamed Aleyat, who set...

Libya football team arrives in Morocco as CHAN kicks off

  • 13 January 2018 - 21:06
Libya football team arrives in Morocco as CHAN kicks off

The Libyan football team arrived in Morocco on Friday after hours of delay as the Moroccan aviation control authority was late in giving their fight a clearance to take off. The team, which is coached by the Libyan Omar Al-Maryami, is going to play in group 3 besides Nigeria, Rwanda, and...