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Chapecoense through to Copa Libertadores after a vigil for plane crash victims

  • 4 December 2017 - 15:55
Chapecoense through to Copa Libertadores after a vigil for plane crash victims

 In a dramatic game, the Brazilian club Chapecoense claimed victory with a goal in stoppage time against Coritiba clinching a spot in the qualifying rounds of next season's Copa Libertadores. The club continued their extraordinary recovery, a year after the plane crash that killed most of...

Libya plays Tanzania at friendly CECAFA Cup in Kenya

  • 3 December 2017 - 11:37
Libya plays Tanzania at friendly CECAFA Cup in Kenya

The Libyan national football team is going to play Tanzania on Sunday at the friendly CECAFA Cup that will be hosted in Nairobi, Kenya. After the opening match, Libya will play Tuesday against host country Kenya, Rwanda on Thursday and the final match in the first round will be against...

The Highlights from World Cup 2018 groups draw

  • 2 December 2017 - 21:26
The Highlights from World Cup 2018 groups draw

The 2018 world cup draw was held on Friday at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow, Russia. The star studded affair featured legendary players, Diego Maradona, Pelé, Laurent Blanc among others, in addition to a speech made by the Russian president Vladimir Putin. Host nation Russia will kick...

Wosbak Football Academy introduces an annual prize for best Libyan player

  • 29 November 2017 - 17:15
Wosbak Football Academy introduces an annual prize for best Libyan player

The Wosbak Academy of Football in North Africa has created an annual award for the best player in Libya, in addition to other honors  such as best coach, best football team and best sports journalist. The award, a silver shield designed in Barcelona and a large sum of money , "will be announced...

Sports City Stadium closes its doors to Libya football team

  • 27 November 2017 - 12:52
Sports City Stadium closes its doors to Libya football team

 Libya's football team manager, Adil Al-Khumsi, has revealed that players from the national team were not allowed on the grounds of the Sport City stadium (Alryadia) in Tripoli to train. In televised remarks, Al-Kuhmsi said that players were not permitted to enter the stadium because of...

Al-Tahadi will represent Libya in the African Champions League

  • 26 November 2017 - 12:04
Al-Tahadi will represent Libya in the African Champions League

After an impressive season, Al-Tahadi will officially play in the African Champions League, following a surprising 2-1 win over Al Ittihad in the final of the quarter-finals on Saturday. The match was played to determine which of the continental competitions the two teams will participate in....

Manchester United’s midfielder Pogpa prays for “slaves in Libya”

  • 19 November 2017 - 22:36
Manchester United’s midfielder Pogpa prays for “slaves in Libya”

The midfield star wrote: "While very happy to be back, my prayers go to those suffering slavery in Libya. May Allah be by your side and may this cruelty come to an end!" This comes after the CNN had reported last week that there are slave auctions and markets in Libya's southern region as well...

Libya tops group 3 in CHAN draw, Morocco

  • 18 November 2017 - 14:18
Libya tops group 3 in CHAN draw, Morocco

The Libyan national football team has topped group 3 of the CHAN that will be held in Morocco in January 2018. Nigeria, Rwanda and Guinea were the other three teams in the same group. According to the CHAN organisers, the first group of CHAN will play Marrakesh, the second will play matches...

Buffon says Arrivederci to the Azzurri after failure to qualify to World Cup

  • 14 November 2017 - 22:07
Buffon says Arrivederci to the Azzurri after failure to qualify to World Cup

A tearful Gianluigi Buffon said he was "sorry for all of Italian football" as he led a wave of international retirements after a World Cup play-off defeat by Sweden. Italy were held to a 0-0 draw in Milan and failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1958. Buffon, 39, said:...

Tunisia qualifies for Russia 2018 World Cup after draw with Libya

  • 12 November 2017 - 12:18
Tunisia qualifies for Russia 2018 World Cup after draw with Libya

Tunisia booked their place in next year's World Cup finals after securing a point from a goalless draw at home to neighbours Libya on Saturday. Tunisia finished on 14 points in Group A of the African qualifiers, one ahead of the Democratic Republic of Congo, who fell short despite a 3-1 win over...