Libya national futsal team

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Libya
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Mediterranean Knights
فرسان المتوسط
Association Libyan Football Federation
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Head coach Spain Pablo Prieto Perille
Asst coach Libya Abdel Baset Mohamed Annas
Captain Mohammed Al-Sharif
Home stadium African Union
FIFA code LBY
FIFA ranking 27 [1]
Highest FIFA ranking 14 (March 2009)
Lowest FIFA ranking 71 (February 2004)
Home colours
Away colours
First international
 Italy 9–2 Libya 
(Roma, Italy; July 19, 1974)
Biggest win
 Libya 20–3 Syria 
(Benghazi, Libya; August 29, 2008)
Biggest defeat
 Libya 0–13 Brazil 
(Nakhon Ratchasima, Tailand; November 04, 2012)
World Cup
Appearances 2 (First in 2008)
Best result First round, (2008, 2012)
African Futsal Championship
Appearances 2 (First in 2000)
Best result Champions, (2008)

The Libya national futsal team represents Libya in international futsal competitions and is controlled by the Libyan Football Federation. It is one of the strongest teams in Africa, As of December 2013, Libya is ranked 27th in the Futsal World Ranking.

Awards[edit]

  • Team of the Year (2005)[2]
  • Mover of the Year (2005, 2008)[2]

Tournament records[edit]

FIFA World Cup[edit]

Main article: FIFA Futsal World Cup
FIFA World Cup Record
Year Round Pld W D L GS GA
Netherlands 1989 Did not enter - - - - - -
Hong Kong 1992 Did not enter - - - - - -
Spain 1996 Did not enter - - - - - -
Guatemala 2000 Did not qualify - - - - - -
TPE 2004 Did not enter - - - - - -
Brazil 2008 Round 1 4 0 1 3 7 14
Thailand 2012 Round 1 3 0 0 3 3 22
Total 2/7 7 0 1 6 10 36

Al-Fateh Confederations Cup[edit]

Futsal Confederations Cup
Year Round Pld W D L GS GA
Libya 2009 Third place 4 2 0 2 11 11
Total 1/1 4 2 0 2 11 11

Mediterranean Futsal Cup[edit]

Mediterranean Futsal Cup Record
Year Round Pld W D L GS GA
Libya 2010 Second Place 6 5 0 1 32 13
Total 1/1 6 5 0 1 32 13

African championship[edit]

African Championship Record
Year Round Pld W D L GS GA
Egypt 1996 Did not enter - - - - - -
Egypt 2000 Third Place 3 1 1 1 15 19
2004 Did not enter - - - - - -
Libya 2008 Champions 6 6 0 0 27 8
Libya 2012 Qualified - - - - - -
Total 2/4 9 7 1 1 42 27

Arab championship[edit]

Arab Championship Record
Year Round Pld W D L GS GA
Egypt 1998 Third Place 5 3 0 2 30 23
Egypt 2005 Fourth Place 5 2 0 3 27 28
Libya 2007 Champions 5 4 1 0 17 8
Egypt 2008 Champions 6 6 0 0 43 11
Total 4/4 21 15 1 5 117 70

North African Futsal Cup[edit]

North African Futsal Cup Record
Year Round Pld W D L GS GA
Libya 2005 Champions 4 4 0 0 24 13
Tunisia 2009 Champions 3 3 0 0 20 3
Libya 2010 Champions 4 4 0 0 34 6
Total 3/3 11 11 0 0 78 22

Friendly tournaments[edit]

Futsal Mundialito[edit]

Main article: Futsal Mundialito

Grand Prix de Futsal[edit]

Main article: Grand Prix de Futsal
  • 20052009 weren't invited
  • 201010th Place (out of 16)

Sultat Shaab Cup[edit]

Main article: Sultat Shaab Cup

Other tournaments[edit]

Current team[edit]

as of 2010 Mediterranean Futsal Cup

Coach : Spain Pablo Prieto Perille

No. Pos. Player DoB (Age) Club
1 GK Fatah Masoud September 24, 1989 no club affiliation
3 Bader Hasan Basher no club affiliation
4 Sami Abdussalam August 11, 1989 no club affiliation
5 Fathi Al-Khoga May 8, 1984 no club affiliation
6 Rabie El-Hoti June 19, 1985 no club affiliation
7 Hamdi Eishwain January 17, 1984 no club affiliation
9 Mohammed Shahout May 2, 1982 no club affiliation
10 DF Mohammed Rahoma May 5, 1984 no club affiliation
12 GK Mohammed Al-Sharif (c) March 15, 1985 no club affiliation
14 Mohamed Suleiman September 27, 1988 no club affiliation
15 Abdelhalim Asgaier no club affiliation
16 Aimen Asami no club affiliation

Recent matches[edit]

Here are the upcoming and the last 5 matches. For the complete list click on the above link

Date Opposition Result Score (HT Score) Competition
November 3, 2010  Morocco W 7–4 (3–2) 2010 Mediterranean Futsal Cup
November 5, 2010  Greece W 3–1 (3–1) 2010 Mediterranean Futsal Cup
November 7, 2010  Lebanon W 3–2 (2–1) 2010 Mediterranean Futsal Cup
November 8, 2010  France W 2–1 (0–1) 2010 Mediterranean Futsal Cup
November 10, 2010  Croatia D 0–2 (p) 1-1 (0–1) 2010 Mediterranean Futsal Cup

See also[edit]

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