Libya Cruise To CHAN Final

Libya’s national football team have qualified for the 2014 Africa Nations Championship, CHAN, final after a 5-4 penalty shootout win over Zimbabwe in the first semi final played at the Free State Stadium Wednesday night.
It was the first time the Libyans were returning to a major CAF competition final after their loss in the AfCON final to Ghana in 1982.
Libyan goalkeeper Mohamed Nashnush Abduala was the star with two saves during the penalties and converting the deciding final penalty which takes them close to the winners’ trophy and $750,000 cash prize.
Zimbabwe who stopped Mali in the quarterfinal dominated the most of the 120 minutes of normal play that ended goalless. Simba Sithole, Ali Sadiki and Kudakwashe Mahachi missed scoring opportunities for the Warriors of Zimbabwe.
Libya will play the winner of the second semi final between Ghana and Nigeria in the grand finale.
-Source: supersport.


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