The Confederation of African Football (CAF) lifted Thursday the ban on Benghazi's Benina Martyrs stadium, allowing it to host the AFCON qualifier between Libya and Tunisia on March 25.
The Libyan Football Federation announced lifting the CAF ban on Benina Martyrs stadium on its Facebook page, saying the Chairman Abdelhakim Al-Shalmani announced the news from Rabat, Morocco.
The Libyan Football Federation said the match between Libya and Tunisia on March 25 at Benina Martyrs stadium. This will allow Libyan fans to finally attend their national team's games at home without bothering the heavy costs of transportation and accommodation in neighboring countries.
Al-Shalmani said they will work on meeting all the requirements set by the CAF delegation that visited Tripoli international stadium recently.
Lifting the ban on Libya's stadiums by CAF was announced in February after a delegation from the African football authority had visited the country's main stadiums to check for their preparedness and the security situation in the country.