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CAF to announce new venue for Libya-Comoros game

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THE 2012 Gabon/Equatorial Guinea Orange Africa Cup of Nations Group C qualifier involving Libya and Comoros has been moved away from Tripoli to a venue yet to be named due to the armed instability in the North African country.

And Mozambique coach Mart Nooij has called 12 foreign-based players for the 26 of March Group C home clash against Zambia at Machava Stadium in Maptuo
Comoros team manager Moussa Msahazi said in an interview from The Comoros yesterday that they were awaiting CAF to confirm the alternative venue for the game.

“We await a decision from CAF. It’s decided that the match is confirmed the 25, 26 or 27 of March but not in Tripoli,” Msahazi said.

Comoros are currently bottom of Group C on zero points from two games played while Libya are joint leaders with Mozambique on four points.

Zambia is third on three points also from two games played.

Meanwhile, according to Mozambique daily Noticas, Nooij has called up three Egypt-based players Mano, Mbinho and goalkeeper Kampango of Tersana for the match against Zambia.

Others are the South Africa-based duo of midfielder Elias Pelembe of Mamelodi Sundowns and defenders Miro from Platinum Stars and Simon from Panathinaikos in Greece.

Striker Goncalves Fumo and Jumisse who are based in Cyprus have also been called up together with the Portugal-based pair of Stir and Helder Pelembe of Portimonense.

Defenders Dario Khan from Al-Kharitiyath in Qatar and PaÌto of Neuchatel Xamax in Switzerland complete the list of foreign-based players in the team.

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