Libya Coach quits 4days to their most important game against Nigeria
Adel Amrouche quits his job as Libya coach just 4days to their most important game against Nigeria in the AFCON 2019 qualifier.
Adel Amrouche has said that he decided to quit his job after working hard for six months without seeing his salary paid, this was made known to Toptrends.com.ng through Libyan daily, Alwasat.ly.
Amrouche who was appointed as Omar Al-Maryami’s successor just in May.
The Libya FA has stated that Al-Maryami will lead the Mediterranean Knights of Libya out to face Nigeria on Saturday in Uyo. Al-Maryami has already taken charge of the team’s training in Tunisia following the sudden exit of Amrouche.
Libya sit first spot in Group E of the AFCON qualifiers with deserving four points from two games following their 5-1 win over Seychelles in June last year and goalless draw achieved away against South Africans.
But South Africa are second with the same number of points but with an inferior goal difference, while Super Eagles of Nigeria are third with three points from two games.
Seychelles are fourth in the group with no point and no goal.
At the moment, The Libyan Football Federation confirmed to the Nigerian Football Federation on Monday that a 54–man delegation including players, technical team, backroom staff and LFF officials will fly into Akwa Ibom International Airport, Uyo, with a chartered aircraft on Thursday Afternoon.
While the Match officials from the DR. Congo, as well as the referee assessor from Mali and the security officer from South Africa, will arrive in Nigeria on Thursday and then fly to Uyo on Friday morning.
Will the exit of Adel affect Libya’s chances in the AFCON qualifiers is yet to be seen.