FIFA to lift ban on international football matches in Libya

President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, says the ban on international football matches in Libya will be lifted soon. The media office of the Libyan Government said in a statement that the head of the presidential council (of the government) Fayez Sarraj, has received an official letter from FIFA president Gianni Infantino, on the demands to lift the ban on Libya hosting international matches.

Infantino confirmed to have had the opportunity to review the report submitted by the (FIFA) Committee on Libya, and expressed confidence that it will not take long for international matches to return to Libya. FIFA has banned international matches in Libyan stadiums since 2013 due to the deteriorating security situation in the country.