Sports in Libya

Libya at Football

Football Clubs in Libya

  • Alakhdhar S.C.
  • Al Andalus Tobruk
  • Al Ansar Club (Libya)
  • Al Dhahra Bani Walid
  • Al Harati Khums
  • Al Ittihad Gheryan
  • Al Sawa'ed
  • Al Ta'awon
  • Attersana S.C.
  • Al Urouba (Ajelat)
  • Al-Ahly SC (Benghazi)
  • Al-Ahly SC (Tripoli)
  • Al-Mustaqbal (football club)
  • Alamn Alaam
  • Alhiyad Sports Club
  • Aljazeera Sports Club
  • Annajma S.C.
  • Asswehly S.C.
  • Al Charara
  • Darnes Sports Club
  • Dhahra
  • Hilal SC
  • Ittihad Club
  • Khaleej Sirte S.C.
  • Al-Nasr SC (Benghazi)
  • Nojom Ajdabiya
  • Nojoom Al Baazah
  • Olympic Azzaweya S.C.
  • Rafik Sorman
  • Shabaab al Jabal
  • Al-Shat S.C.
  • Al Soukour
  • Tahaddy Benghazi
  • Al-Wahda SC (Tripoli)

Libyan Premier League Records

Top Scorers by Season

Season Player Club Goals
1963-64 Ahmed Ben Sawed Al Ahly (Benghazi) 19
1964-65 Ahmed Ben Sawed Al Ahly (Benghazi) 18
1965-66 Ahmed Al Ahwal Al Ittihad 14
1966-67 Hassan Snousi Al Ahly (Tripoli) 12
1968-69 Mohamed Boughalia Al Ahly (Tripoli) 16
1970-71 Yousef Sidqi Al Nasr 15
1971-72 Yousef Sidqi Al Nasr 12
1972-73 Nouri Alsirri Al Madina 17
1973-74 Nouri Alsirri Al Madina 13
1974-75 Nouri Alsirri Al Madina 17
1975-76 Mustafa Belhaaj Al Madina 19
1976-77 Abubakr Douzan Al Madina 15
1977-78 Fahim Raqs Al Ahly (Tripoli) 8
1982-83 Nouri Alsirri Al Madina 17
1983-84 Abdulraouf Ferjany Al Dhahra 11
1984-85 Ramadan Barnaoui Al Ahly (Benghazi) 9
1985-86 Salim Bou Jarrad Al Ittihad 11
1986-87 Faraj Bar'asi Al Nasr 12
1987-88 Salim Bou Jarrad Al Ittihad 11
1988-89 Faraj Meeloud Al Tahaddi 6
1989-90 Ali Bashary
Nasr Badr
Al Ahly (Benghazi)
Afriqi
11
1990-91 Idris Mikraaz Darnes 11
1991-92 Abdelhakeem Suwayyah Al Tirsana 12
1992-93 Abdelhakeem Suwayyah Al Tirsana 14
1993-94 Idrees Mikraaz Al Ahly (Tripoli) 19
1994-95 Mohamed Milaad
Hassan Othman
Ittihad Gheryan
Al Morooj
6
1995-96 Muammar Masoud Al Shat 10
1996-97 Khalifa Maqinny Al Hilal 12
1997-98 Khalifa Maqinny Al Hilal 14
1998-99 Mustafa Ramadan
Abdelaaty Qubay
Al Ahly (Benghazi)
Al Intilaaq
13
2000 Ahmed Saad Benghazi Al Jadeeda 8
2000-01 Ashraf Muammar
Ali Melyaan
Al Tahaddi
Al Madina
14
2001-02 Al-Saadi Gaddafi Al Ittihad 19
2002-03 Ahmed El Masli
Khaled Shallabi
Al Nasr
Al Madina
13
2003-04 Ahmed Saad Al Nasr 14
2004-05 Sheikh Sedao Al Urouba 12
2005-06 Samir Al Wahaj Al Wahda 18
2006-07 Walid Shebli Al Madina 13
2007-08 Abdelhameed Zidane Al Akhdar 21
2008-09 Samir Al Wahaj Al Tirsana 19
2009-10 Rasheed al Deasy Al Shat 15

Libyan Cup Records

Year Winner Game
1976 Ahly T. Ahly T. 2-0 Al Akhdar
1977 Al Madina Al Madina 1-0 Al Hilal
1978/86   No competition
1987 Ahly B. Ahly B. 1-1 aet (4-3 pens) Al Ittihad
1988   No competition
1989    
1990    
1992 Al Ittihad Al Ittihad 1-0 Al Jamarek
1993   No competition
1994 Ahly T. Ahly T. (awarded 2-0, originally 2-2) Al Ittihad
1995   No competition
1996 Ahly B. Ahly B. 2-0 Al Ittihad Al Asskary
1997 Al Nasr Al Nasr 1-1 (aet, 4-3 pens) Al Yarmouk
1998 Al Shat Al Shat 1-1 (aet, 4-2 pens) Al Hilal
1999 Al Ittihad Al Ittihad 2-0 Al Tahaddy
2000 Ahly T. Ahly T. (awarded 2-0, game not played) Al Swihli
2001 Ahly T. Ahly T. 2-1 Al Madina
2002 Al Hilal Al Hilal 1-0 Al Ittihad
2003 Al Nasr Al Nasr 3-2 Al Ittihad
2004 Al Ittihad Al Ittihad 0-0 (aet, 8-7 pens) Hilal
2005 Al Ittihad Al Ittihad 3-0 Akhdar
2006 Ahly T. Ahly T. 2-1 Olympic SC
2007 Al Ittihad Al Ittihad 1-0 Akhdar
2008 Khaleej Sirte Madina 0-1 Khaleej Sirte
2009 Al Ittihad Ittihad 2-2 (aet, 3–2 pens) Tersanah
2010 Nasr Madina 1-2 Nasr
2011/12   No competition

Libya at Olympics

Games Athletes Athletes by sport Medals
Athletics Swimming Volleyball Cycling Judo Table Tennis Taekwondo Weightlifting Gold Silver Bronze
Tokyo 1964 1 1 - - - - - - - 0 0 0
Mexico City 1968 1 1 - - - - - - - 0 0 0
Munich 1972 did not compete
Montreal 1976 did not compete
Moscow 1980 29 7 4 9 7 - - - 2 0 0 0
Los Angeles 1984 did not compete
Seoul 1988 2 - - - 2 - - - 2 0 0 0
Barcelona 1992 5 1 - - - 2 1 - 1 0 0 0
Atlanta 1996 5 4 - - 1 - - - - 0 0 0
Sydney 2000 3 1 - - - 1 - 1 - 0 0 0
Athens 2004 8 2 2 - - 1 - 1 2 0 0 0
Beijing 2008 6 2 2 - 1 1 - - - 0 0 0
London 2012 4 2 1 - - 1 - - - 0 0 0

Libya at Chess

FIDE World Chess Championship 2004 Results

  Rating 1 2 3 4 5 6 R1 R2 Points
Michael Adams (England) 2731 ½ 0 1 0 1 ½ 0 ½
Rustam Kasimdzhanov (Uzbekistan) 2652 ½ 1 0 1 0 ½ 1 ½

Libya at Cycle Racing

Tour of Libya Past Winners

Year State Rider Team
2007 Libya Mohamed Ali Ahmed (LBA) Libya A
2008 Syria Omar Hasanein (SYR)  
2009 No race
2010 Libya Ahmed Belgasem (LBA) Libya national team

Libya at Futsal

Libyan Futsal Players

  • Rabie El-Hoti
  • Hamdi Eishwain
  • Fathi Al-Khoga
  • Fatah Masoud
  • Abdul-Wahed Mohammed
  • Yousef Mohammed
  • Nabil Omran
  • Mohammed Rahoma
  • Mohammed Shahout
  • Mohammed Al-Sharif
  • Mohamed Suleiman
  • Nagi El-Tomi
  • Akrem El-Twati

Sultat Shaab Cup Results

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Champion Score Second Place Third Place Score Fourth Place
2009  Tripoli, Libya Libya Group stage Hungary Albania Group stage  

2010

 Tripoli, Libya Libya Group stage Ukraine Jordan Group stage Cameroon

Libya National Futsal Team Records

FIFA World Cup

Year Round Pld W D L GS GA
1989 Did not enter - - - - - -
1992 Did not enter - - - - - -
1996 Did not enter - - - - - -
2000 Did not qualify - - - - - -
2004 Did not enter - - - - - -
2008 Round 1 4 0 1 3 7 14
2012 Round 1 3 0 0 3 3 22
Total 2/7 7 0 1 6 10 36

Al-Fateh Confederations Cup

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

Mediterranean Futsal Cup

Year Round Pld W D L GS GA
2010 Second Place 6 5 0 1 32 13
Total 1/1 6 5 0 1 32 13

African championship

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

Arab championship

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

North African Futsal Cup

Year Round Pld W D L GS GA
2005 Champions 4 4 0 0 24 13
2009 Champions 3 3 0 0 20 3
2010 Champions 4 4 0 0 34 6
Total 3/3 11 11 0 0 78 22

Libya at Motorsport

Tripoli Grand Prix 1936 Results

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired
1 10 Achille Varzi Auto Union 40 2'31:25.4
2 32 Hans Stuck Auto Union 40 +4.4
3 24 Luigi Fagioli Mercedes Benz 40 +2:13.0
4 18 Rudolf Caracciola Mercedes Benz 40 +3:31.0
5 36 Carlo Pintacuda Alfa Romeo 39 +1 Lap
6 16 Mario Tadini Alfa Romeo 39 +1 Lap
7 48 Antonio Brivio Alfa Romeo 39 +1 Lap
8 20 Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo 39 +1 Lap
9 30 Louis Chiron Mercedes Benz 37 +3 Laps
10 40  Giovanni Battaglia Alfa Romeo 32 +8 Laps
Ret 60  Franco Cortese Alfa Romeo 32 Engine
11 12  Constantin Magistri Alfa Romeo 27 +13 Laps
Ret 34 Philippe Étancelin Maserati 13 Oil Leak
Ret 46 Bernd Rosemeyer Auto Union 18 Fire
Ret 26 Manfred von Brauchitsch Mercedes Benz 16 Fuel feed
Ret 22 Hans Rüesch Maserati 13 -
Ret 56 Raymond Sommer Alfa Romeo 13 -
Ret 58  Archimede Rosa Alfa Romeo 6 -
Ret 52  Ferdinando Barbieri Maserati 5 -
Ret 54  Francesco Severi Alfa Romeo 4 -
Ret 8  Luigi Soffietti Maserati 4 -
Ret 44  Pietro Ghersi Maserati 3 -
Ret 4  Eugenio Siena Maserati 1 -
Ret 28  Renato Balestrero Alfa Romeo 1 -
Ret 42 Guglielmo Carraroli Maserati 1 -
Ret 14 Piero Taruffi Maserati 0 -