Libya plays under a new flag

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The Libyan team, wearing the colors of the rebel flag defeated Mozambique 1- 0 in an African Cup of Nations qualifying match.For security reasons the game was played in Cairo under closed doors but many fans turned up nonetheless.
Humam Abu Rawi, a football fan from Tripoli, struggled to put his feelings into words.
I am very glad – I don’t know how to say this in English, but we finish our revolution.In Libya, they all love football.If we win and if we get to play in the finals, I think almost all Libyans would forget everything about the past and focus on the games for this is our passion, our love – football
…and since there doesn’t seem to be any video coverage of the game going around here instead is a video showing the lyrics and sound of the Rebel Libyan National Anthem – which used to be the National Anthem of Libya from 1951 to 1969…

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