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Libyan boxer Malik Zinad beats Cameroon’s Chamba with a Knockout

  • 10 February 2019 - 12:00
Libyan boxer Malik Zinad beats Cameroon’s Chamba with a Knockout

Libyan boxer Malik Zinad beat the Cameroonian boxer Stephen Chamba in Berlin , Germany as part of the International Boxing Association.  Zinad beat Chamba in the second round with a knockout, thus becoming one more win away from playing in the World Boxing Super Series next April. Zinad has...

Al-wihda draws 1-1 with Al-Ittihad Misurata

  • 3 February 2019 - 14:32
Al-wihda draws 1-1 with Al-Ittihad Misurata

Al-wihada has drawn 1-1 with its host Al-Ittihad Misurata in a football match played at Tripoli International Stadium on Saturday. The match is the six of Group B of the Libyan Football Premier League. The striker Alaa Alghadar scored the first goal for Al-wihda from a penalty kick in the...

Japan crushes Iran 3-0 to move to Asian Cup 2019 final

  • 28 January 2019 - 19:30
Japan crushes Iran 3-0 to move to Asian Cup 2019 final

Japan qualified to the 2019 Asian Cup final thanks to a 3-0 win over Iran, though there was more than a hint of controversy about their victory. Yuya Osako's brace helped Japan beat pre-tournament favourites Iran 3-0 and book a place in the 2019 Asian Cup final, as they go for an...

Al-Itihad wins over Al-Ahli Tripoli in derby match

  • 30 December 2018 - 20:50
Al-Itihad wins over Al-Ahli Tripoli in derby match

Al-Itihad won 2-1 against Al-Ahli Tripoli in the derby match on Sunday at Misurata Stadium on Sunday.  The match is the second for Group B of the Libyan Football Premier League for this season. Al-Itihad scored first around the minute 55, then Al-Ahli drew from a penalty over six minutes...

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...