The Libyan Football Federation (LFF) announced on Thursday evening the appointment of Tunisian coach "Faouzi Benzarti" as coach of the national football team.

The Football Federation explained on Facebook that the head of the LFF, Abdelhakim Shalmani signed a six-month contract with Benzarti, in replacement of the national coach Jalal Damja who resigned after Libya's national team exit of the African Nations Championship, scheduled to take place in Cameroon, in 2020.

Benzarti will prepare the Libyan national team to face his country's team, Tunisia, next November, in the opening of the African Nations Cup qualifiers "Cameroon 2021" before playing against Tanzania in the same month.