The Libyan national team, Adel Amrouche has called up 22 players for their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations upcoming Group E qualifying matches against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

Libya and Nigeria will be slugging it out in Uyo on Saturday 13 October and in Sfax, Tunisia, three days later they will resume hostilities as they battle to qualify for Cameroon 2019.

Topping the list of invitees by Amrouche is Crotone star Ahmed Benli (who once represented England at U-17 level) as well as Ali Al Musrati of Portuguese club Vitoria Guimarães, Ismael Tajouri-Shradi of New York City FC and Desportivo Alves player, Hamdou Elhouni.

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Libya is presently occupying top spot in Group E of the 2019 AFCON qualifiers with four points from two games.

South Africa are second with same number of points but have an inferior goal difference.

The Super Eagles sit in third position with three points, while Seychelles are bottom of the log with zero points.

Already, the Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has also reeled out his list of 24 players to prosecute the double header against Libya.

Topping the list of invitees is Saudi-based Ahmed Musa who led Nigeria to a 3-0 win over Seychelles in Mahe last month.

Libya’s 22-man squad:

Mohamed Fathi Nachnouch (Al Ahly SC Tripoly), Ahmed Abdessalem Arraka (Al Madina), Mourad Boubaker al Ouhichi (Al Hilal), Ahmed Kamel Terbi (Al-Ittihad), Sanad Massaoud Mohamed (Raja Casablanca), Tarek Nassr Jemal (Al-Ittihad), Ali Maatoug Omran (Ahly Tripoli), Mootassem Massaoud Sabou (Al-Ittihad), Mohamed Abdessalem Khalifa (Orlando City), Ahmed Mohamed Maksi (Al-Ittihad), Ali Al Musrati (Vitoria Guimarães), Badr Hassan Ahmad (Ahly Tripoli), Ahmad Fahim ben Ali (Crotone), Rabia Ramadan el Chadi (Al-Ittihad), Moaid Salem Ellafi, Mohamed Saleh Solah-Mahrek (Bahrain) Hamdou Mohamed el Houni (Deportivo Alaves), Ismael Tajouri-Shradi (New York City), Mohamed Noureddine Zaabia (Al-Ittihad), Anis Mohamed Seltou (Ahly Tripoli), Salem Fathi Belaid (Al-Ittihad), Khaled Majdi Mrimi. 


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