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Libya thrashes Seychelles 8-1 at AFCON qualifiers

  • 17 November 2018 - 22:18
Libya thrashes Seychelles 8-1 at AFCON qualifiers

Libya kept their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign alive after thrashing the Seychelles 8-1, while Bafana Bafana's fate remains in their own hands. The visitors, who 5-1 the last time these sides met, got off to the perfect start as Motasem Sabbou put them ahead after just three minutes...

CAF allows Libya to enter 2 clubs in each of its competitions

  • 30 October 2018 - 17:46
CAF allows Libya to enter 2 clubs in each of its competitions

For the first time in eight years, Libya will be able to enter two teams to each of the annual African club competitions. The increase comes despite Libya's domestic league being in turmoil because of the country's security problems and their clubs being forced to host continental club...

Libya loses second match to Nigeria at AFCON qualifiers 2-3

  • 17 October 2018 - 12:38
Libya loses second match to Nigeria at AFCON qualifiers 2-3

Odion Ighalo scored twice - including an 81st-minute winner - as Nigeria overcame Libya's comeback to win 3-2 in North Africa and move into pole position in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying group. The Super Eagles took an early two-goal lead in Sfax following goals from Ighalo and...

Libya loses to Nigeria 0-4 in AFCON 2019 qualifiers

  • 13 October 2018 - 22:16
Libya loses to Nigeria 0-4 in AFCON 2019 qualifiers

Nigeria beat Libya 4-0 with Odion Ighalo grabbing a hat-trick as the Super Eagles got their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign firmly back on track in Uyo on Saturday. Nigeria are now second in Group E with six points from three matches, a point behind new leaders South Africa, who...

Libya’s football team coach departs four days before Nigeria match

  • 9 October 2018 - 21:13
Libya’s football team coach departs four days before Nigeria match

The Algerian coach Adel Amrouche has left the training camp of the Libyan team in Tunisia, citing upset at nonpayment of salaries for him and his Algerian assistants as well as mistreatment by Libyan players and Libyan Football Federation of him and the assistants. Amrouche told reporters...

Libyan Football League to kick off September 14, LFF says

  • 5 August 2018 - 13:08
Libyan Football League to kick off September 14, LFF says

The Libyan Football Federation (LFF) has set the date for the new season of the Libyan Football League. LFF said Thursday that the 2018/2019 season will kick off on September 14 and fans will be allowed to attend matches, citing coordination with the security apparatuses to avoid any...

France wins World Cup for second time in its history after beating Croatia 4-2

  • 16 July 2018 - 11:21
France wins World Cup for second time in its history after beating Croatia 4-2

20 years after their first triumph, the French national football team are again world champions. Their 4-2 victory over Croatia in Moscow ended a World Cup that turned out to be perhaps the most gripping in a generation. The 2018 World Cup was richer in drama than it was in elite standard...

Belgium makes history as it beats England and captures third place in 2018 World Cup

  • 14 July 2018 - 18:19
Belgium makes history as it beats England and captures third place in 2018 World Cup

It was a match that at times lacked effort, but two beautiful moments from Belgium gave one of the most likable teams of the tournament third place. The third-place match is always a strange game, as it usually features two teams that have no interest in being there. At times this match felt that...

Croatia beats England to play World Cup final against France

  • 12 July 2018 - 12:11
Croatia beats England to play World Cup final against France

Jubilant Croatian fans honked their car horns and let off fireworks while England fans sobbed and looked to the future with confidence after Mario Mandzukic's extra-time winner took Croatia to its first World Cup final. Mandzukic's goal in Moscow's Luzhniki stadium on Wednesday sealed Croatia's...

England reaches World Cup semifinal after beating Sweden 2-0

  • 7 July 2018 - 21:47
England reaches World Cup semifinal after beating Sweden 2-0

England reached the World Cup semi-final for the first time since Italia 90 as Harry Maguire and Dele Alli struck either side of the interval to beat Sweden in Samara. Gareth Southgate's side will now face either Croatia or hosts Russia in Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday after overcoming a...