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Video: Libya beat Ghana to Clinch African Title

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya have won their first international football title by beating favourite and West African power Ghana on penalties in the final of the African Nations Championship in South Africa. Al Jazeera's Robin Adams report […]

2017 Football Cup to Remain in Libya

The general secretary of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Hicham El Amrani, has denied reports that Libya could again be stripped of its right to host the Africa Cup of Nations in 2017. Libya was originally scheduled to host this year’s Cup, but amid security concerns the CAF decided to switch the event to […]

Libya to Spend $314m Building 11 Stadiums

Libya plans to invest 400 million dinars ($314 million) on building 11 stadiums in preparation to host the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. Deputy Prime Minister Awad Ibrahim Elbarasi told Reuters: "Just like Nelson Mandela unified South Africa, we hope to unify Libya under this cup ... "We will resume construction of these stadiums in […]

Libya to Build New Stadium

Libya plans to build a new 60,000-seater stadium in order to host the 2017 African Nations Cup finals, said sports minister Abdussalam Guaila, with a second 23,000-seat stadium planned for Misrata. Matches are also to be held in Benghazi, the Libya news agency reported. The announcement comes shortly after the Confederation of African Football (CAF) […]