Libya building for AFCON 2017

By Drum Digital
13 January 2014

Libya will open their 2014 Orange CAF African Nations Championship (CHAN) finals campaign against Ethiopia at Free State Stadium in Mangaung later this evening. Kick-off is 8pm.

The Meditterian Knights are under a new coach and they have brought an equally new side to the finals in South Africa.

Libya will host the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations and according to Tarek Benissa, the team’s spokesperson they are using CHAN 2014 tournament to start their rebuilding phase.

“It’s a relatively young side that we brought here and a number of them are in their early twenties. The appointment of coach Javier Clemente was pretty much about building for AFCON 2017,” said Benissa.


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