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Work Starts on New Soccer Stadium

A new football stadium for Tripoli: the groundbreaking ceremony for the National Stadium in the new sports park, which was designed by the architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) took place on Wednesday 26 February 2014. The ceremony took place in the presence of the Libyan Prime Minister, Ali Seidan, the German Ambassador, Christian […]

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) […]