2022 World Cup Qualifiers: Libya V. Gabon in Opening Round


The Libyan national football team will face Gabon on Wednesday evening, as part of the opening round of the 2022 World Cup African qualifiers.

The two teams were drawn into Group F, with Egypt and Angola. Gabon’s captain and Arsenal attacker, Pierre Emerick Aubameyan is expected to lead his team on Wednesday.

This is the first official match hosted in a Libyan stadium after FIFA lifted its ban on Libya, which had been in place for the past seven years.