Libya Announces Squad to Face Egypt

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Javier Clemente, the Head Coach of Libya’s national team announced his 27-man squad set to face Egypt in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers next week, specifically on October 8th.

Libya had a surprising start to their World Cup qualifiers campaign under Spanish manager, Javier Clemente, as the Mediterranean Knights managed to win both of their opening games against Gabon and Angola respectively, to top Group F with six points.

Their two upcoming games will be against Egypt, who occupy the second spot with four points.

Libya defeated Gabon 2-1 and Angola 1-0 in their last meeting in the F Group. Libya leads Group F with six points, followed by Egypt with four. Gabon is in third position with one point, and Angola is in last place with none.

The Egyptian team will host Libya on the 8th October at 21:00 Cairo local time at the Borg El-Arab Stadium in Alexandria, with the second game taking place three days later in Benghazi.

Libya will go into the game with its complete squad that includes mostly local-based players with the exception of CS Sfaxien duo Mohamed Sola and Mohamed Al Joumi.

Full squad:
Goalkeepers: Moad Elalfi, Morad Al-Waheshe and Mohamed Nashnoush
Players: Sanad Al-Warfali, Moatasem Sabbou, Omar Al-Kouja, Mohamed Zubya, Moath Essa (Al-Ittihad), Ali Salama, Mohamed Al-Tohami (Al Nasr), Ali Youssef, Al-Taher Ben Amer (Al Ahly Benghazi), , Mohamed El-Munir, Mohamed Al-Tarhouni, Abdallah El-Sherif, Mohamed Al-Tabal, Anis Saltuo (Al Ahli Tripoli), Mohamed Al-Journi, Mohamed Sola (CS Sfaxien, Tunisia), Faisal Albadri (Al Hilal) Moatasem Al-Musrati (SC Braga, Portugal), Ayman Mohamed Omair (Al-Ittihad Misratah), Al-Sanusi Al-Hadi (Al-Arabi SC, Kuwait), Muaiad Elalfi (Wydad, Morocco), Hamdo ElHouni (Esperance Sportive de Tunis, Tunisia), Ahmed Eltbi (Kazma SC, Kuwait), Noor-Eldein Ahmed (Al Sweahli).