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Libya coach Javier Clemente fires Ghana warning

Published on: 14 January 2014
Elmutasem Abushnaf of Libya during the 2014 CAF African Nations Championships match between Libya and Ethiopia on the 13 January 2014 at Free State Stadium

Libya coach Javier Clemente says his side will not be over-confident ahead of their second Group C match against Ghana on Friday. 

The North Africans outplayed Ethiopia in their opener and recorded a 2-0 win thanks to goals from Elmutasem Abushnaf and Abdel Salam Omar.

"It was a tactical game and we had to vary our playing system twice to achieve the result we got,’’ the Spaniard said after his side’s win over Ethiopia.

"I am pleased with how we performed with this young side against a very good side in Ethiopia.

"I rate this team the strongest in the group but that does not mean we will relax now that we have beaten them.

"Our preparation is for Ghana next and we will approach that match with same determination and attitude to that we had tonight."

Libya are on top of the table with superior goal and can confirm their ticket to the quarter-final if they beat Ghana.


  • Everlove Arthur says:
    January 14, 2014 01:59 pm
    Small boys are kids you libya coach shout up of your mouth Ghana will massacaa you
  • Terror says:
    January 14, 2014 11:53 am
    Stupid Zambian your team of baboons did not even qualify for this low key tournament and you are making ugly noises. Your heads like trapezium objects.
  • Draman Appiah says:
    January 14, 2014 10:45 am
    Of course they will beat us. Congo were just scared of "monkey looking like" YAHAYA MOHAMMED.