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Thursday, 30 August, 2007, 16:32 ( 14:32 GMT )
Champions League's Final Round Could Be A Stunner!
THE final round of the CAF Champions League august 31-September 2 could prove a stunner as five teams, including Libya’s representatives, Al-Ittihad vie for the remaining three places still to be filled in the semi-finals. Al-Ittihad’s 1-3 away defeat against JS Kabylie has revived the Algerians’ hopes in Group A, while any two from Al-Ahli, Al-Hilal and ASEC are all still in contention for a semi-final berth from Group B.
Al Hilal Outclass Al Ahli to Top Group B
In Group B in Omdurman, Sudan’s Al Hilal handed Cham-pions League holders Al Ahli of Egypt their heaviest defeat (3-0) in the competition for 30 years and swept to the top. It is also their second successive defeat in the group.
Ittihad’s Loss Gives New Hope to JSK
LIBYA’s representatives in the Champions League, Al-Ittihad suffered a setback in their quest to reach the semi-finals of the competition when Friday they were beaten 3-1 by JS Kabylie in Algiers after managing to score first. Al Ittihad had coach Branko Smiljanic back on the bench after a one-match ban.
Kabylie Face AL-Ittihad Under New Coach
LIBYAN champions Al-Ittihad need only draw against JS Kabylie of Algeria in Friday's penultimate group stage MTN CAF Champions League to make sure of a semi-final berth along with Etoile Sahal who have already clinched a last four place from Group A. (Pictured Moussa Saib)
Rooney Could be Out for Three Months
English football reigning champions Manchester United lost England striker Wayne Rooney to a hairline fracture of his left foot as they started a defence of their title with a 0-0 draw at Old Trafford against Reading. It's an injury that could keep the England striker out of action for three months.
Man-Utd Only Manage a Draw in Season's Opener
A great disappointment for the biggest crowd of the first day’s programme of the English Premiership when the 75,655 at Old Trafford, sensing a victory for Champions Manchester United to successfully start the defence of the title against visitors Reading unexpectedly ended scoreless despite all out pressure from United throughout the game. Wayne Rooney did not show up in the second half as he was injured (pictured).
Chelsea Come From Behind to Win
Chelsea began the 2007/2008 Premiership season with a hard-earned victory at Stamford Bridge where they beat newly promoted Birmingham City 3-2 after going behind to a goal by their former striker Mikael Forsell after 15 minutes. Yet in the end it was Chelsea who at the end of an entertaining game, and dominating for long stretches, got the three points. (pictured Malouda after scoring)
Late Goals Save Arsenal's Blushes in London
Late goals by Robin van Persie and Alexander Hleb (pictured) saved Arsenal’s blushes as they came from a goal down to beat Fulham 2-1 at the Emirates Stadium. in Sunday's first Premiership game. Ina another game, Chelsea play Birmingham were drawing 2-2 at half time at Stamford Bridge, while later defending champions Manchester United host Reading at Old Trafford.

Al Ittihad to Play Yemenis in Arab Champions League
WHILE still battling it out in the CAF Champions League where they are only a point away from reaching the last four of the competition, Libyan champions Al-Ittihad will soon also be vying on another front for honours, in the Arab Champions League where they have been drawn away to Yemeni champions Al Ahli in the first round next month.
CAF Orders Key Qualifiers To Kick off At Same Time
In order to ensure a fairer and sporting contest, the Confederation of African Football has decided that the key qualifiers in the race for places for the final places at next year’s Africa Cup of Nations finals in Ghana next month will kick off at the same time. They include Libya’s away match at DR Congo at Kinshasa.
Chopra Sneaks First Win For Promoted Sunderland
Michael Chopra marked his debut for Sunderland in the first match on the opening day of the English Premiership by scoring his team’s winning goal 13 seconds from the end of added time to earn his team a dramatic 1-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur.
Klose Gets Double for Hamburg on Opening Day
Miroslav Klose (pictured) scored twice and Luca Toni got another on their debuts for Bayern Munich in an easy 3-0 victory over promoted Hansa Rostock at home on Saturday in the German footballleague’s opening day.
Klose Gets Double for Bayern on Bundesliga's Opening Day
Miroslav Klose (pictured) scored twice and Luca Toni got another on their debuts for Bayern Munich in an easy 3-0 victory over promoted Hansa Rostock at home on Saturday in the German football league’s opening day.
Sports Enthusiasts in Libya Adopt the Game of Rugby
The gentlemen’s game of rugby seems set to take off across Libya with the arrival of the Tripoli Rugby Football Clubs’ Management team to the newly established Benghazi Hillal Rugby Football Club. On August 4, the Tripoli team player, coach and committee head, Tarek Benrewin along with team captain Abdul Kaream, visited Benghazi Hillal RFC for a training clinic.
Libya’s Al-Ahli Sign New Coach
Libya's Al-Ahli club of Tripoli who finished runners up in the 2006/07 Football Championship are giving notice that they will fight very hard to regain the league title this coming season. As such they have appointed a Ukrainian, Sebastien Youré as their new coach.
 
 
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Al Ittihad to Play Yemenis in Arab Champions League
WHILE still battling it out in the CAF Champions League where they are only a point away from reaching the last four of the competition, Libyan champions Al-Ittihad will soon also be vying on another front for honours, in the Arab Champions League where they have been drawn away to Yemeni champions Al Ahli in the first round next month.
Sports Enthusiasts in Libya Adopt the Game of Rugby
The gentlemen’s game of rugby seems set to take off across Libya with the arrival of the Tripoli Rugby Football Clubs’ Management team to the newly established Benghazi Hillal Rugby Football Club. On August 4, the Tripoli team player, coach and committee head, Tarek Benrewin along with team captain Abdul Kaream, visited Benghazi Hillal RFC for a training clinic.
 
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