By Omolagba Oluwayemi
Sports Writer, kick442.com-Nigeria
After a decade of none official football in Libya, the country can now host official football matches for both National teams and club side in Benghazi and in Tripoli for time being.
The decision comes less than a month after the Confederation of African Football (CAF) sent a delegation to inspect facilities and the security situation in the north African country, beset by civil strife over the last decade.
CAF sources on Thursday confirmed to Reuters the lifting of the ban, although the organisation has yet to make an announcement.
An initial restriction was ordered by FIFA in 2011 during the civil war that led to the ousting of dictator Muammar Gaddafi. It was lifted briefly in 2013 before being reimposed.
Al Ahly Benghazi will now host their first home game in the group phase of the African Confederation Cup against Entente Setif of Algeria on March 17 and this will also pave way for the National team to host a week later.
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