African Nations Cup 2019
Libya will arrive Uyo on Friday for their 2019 Africa Cup Nations qualifying fixture against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.
The match is billed for this Saturday at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium Uyo, according to Sportsfora.com
The Libya players and their officials, Sportsfora learnt, will fly straight to Uyo from Tripoli for the Group E clash with the Super Eagles
The Mediterranean Knights will have a feel of the playing turf of the Akwa Ibom International Stadium the same day.
The North Africans so far remain unbeaten in the qualifying series with a win and draw from their opening two games against Seychelles and South Africa.
Libya occupies top position in Group E of the 2019 AFCON qualifiers with four points from two games.
South Africa are next with same number of points but have an inferior goal difference.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria sit in third position with three points, while Seychelles who lost their opening two games are yet to get a point.
Last month, Libya played a draw against the Bafana Bafana in South Africa and afterwards promised to humble the Super Eagles in Nigeria.
Libya squad vs Super Eagles
Badr Hassan Ahmad (Ahly Tripoli), Ahmad Fahim ben Ali (Crotone), Rabia Ramadan el Chadi (Al-Ittihad), Moaid Salem Ellafi, Mohamed Saleh Solah- Mahrek (Bahrain) Hamdou Mohamed el Houni (Desportivo Aves).
Ismael Tajouri-Shradi ( New York City), Mohamed Noureddine Zaabia (Al-Ittihad), Anis Mohamed Seltou (Ahly Tripoli), Salem Fathi Belaid (Al-Ittihad), Khaled Majdi Mrimi.
Mohamed Fathi Nachnouch (Al Ahly SC Tripoly), Ahmed Abdessalem Arraka ( Al Madina), Mourad Boubaker al Ouhichi (Al Hilal), Ahmed Kamel Terbi (Al-Ittihad), Sanad Massaoud Mohamed ( Raja).
Tarek Nassr Jemal (Al-Ittihad), Ali Maatoug Omran (Ahly Tripoli ), Mootassem Massaoud Sabou (Al-Ittihad), Mohamed Abdessalem Khalifa (Orlando City), Ahmed Mohamed Maksi (Al-Ittihad), Ali Al Musrati (Vitoria Guimarães).
Libya will host Nigeria in the reverse fixture on October 16 in Sfax Tunisia.