Summary and goals of the match between Libya and Gabon in the World Cup qualifiers

Summary and goals of the match between Libya and Gabon in the World Cup qualifiers

The Libyan national team succeeded in achieving an exciting victory at the expense of Gabon, 2-1, during their match that took place on Wednesday evening in the opening of the African Group F qualifiers for the World Cup, at the Benina Stadium in Benghazi.

Gabon advanced with a goal by Andrea Biogo Boko in the 11th minute of the match, before Libya equalized through Ali Salama in the 27th minute, for Sanad Al-Werfalli to snatch the winning goal in the 89th minute of the match.

With this result, the Libyan team topped the standings of Group F after defeating Gabon, one goal ahead of Egypt, which won at the expense of Angola.

Although the Libyan team was delayed by a goal in the first quarter of an hour, it returned to the meeting again thanks to the intense enthusiasm that dominated the performance of its players.

The Libyan national team played the match, consisting of:

Goalkeeper: Mohamed Nashush.

Defense lines: Abdullah Al-Sharif – Ali Salama – Sanad Al-Werfalli – Al-Mu’tasim Sabo.

Midfield: Mohammed Al-Tohamy – Faisal Al-Badri – Mohammed Al-Tabbal.

Offensive line: Muayyad Al-Lafi – Hamdo Al-Huni – Mohamed Zoubey.

The Ethiopian referee, Malak Tassimia, managed the Libyan national team’s match against Gabon.

Tsemya has previously managed two matches for the Libyan national football team, the first time he managed the national team match against his Zimbabwean counterpart in the semi-finals of the African Championship for Local Players that was held in South Africa in 2014.

In that match, which took place on January 29, 2014, the national team won on penalties (5-4), after the original time was tied without goals, to cross the Libyan team to the final and be crowned champions for the first time in its history.

In the second time, Malak Tsimia appeared again and managed the national team match against his Cape Verdean counterpart.

In the qualifiers for the 2017 African Nations Championship, specifically on September 3, 2016, and on that day, the team won out of its field with a goal for nothing.

Referee Malak Tsimia, born in 1980, is one of the best African football referees.

During his refereeing career, he led 93 matches in various tournaments at the African and international levels.

During which he was awarded 20 penalty kicks and announced about 200 fouls, and awarded 214 yellow cards and 4 red cards, according to the statistics of the exclusive team page on Facebook.

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