The Youth and Sports Facilities Management and Investment Company called on sports clubs to take responsibility for the damage caused to stadiums and sports facilities as a result of riots and vandalism carried out by fans following football, handball and basketball matches.

The company sent letters to the relevant sports federations stating the value of the material losses resulting from the damage. It explained that during the Handball Super Cup match between Al-Ahly Tripoli and Al-Olymbi Club in the February 17 Hall in Tripoli Sports City, the honorary platform and stands were vandalized, leading to major damage and to the hall being out of service, estimating the value of the losses at over 302.000 Libyan dinars.

The letter noted to the Secretary-General of the Libyan Football Federation that during a match between Al-Ittihad and Al-Ittihad Al-Misrati on the field of Al-Nahr Stadium in the Premier League, part of the stadium wall was destroyed, and the value of the damage was estimated at 20.000 Libyan dinars.

In its third letter, the company indicated that the Suleiman Al-Darrat Complex in the city of Benghazi was subjected to acts of vandalism after the Basketball Super Cup match between Al-Ahly Benghazi and Al-Ittihad, with the value of the damage amounting to 20,028.4 Libyan dinars.

The company stressed the importance of preserving public funds and properties, pointing out the need for sports clubs and federations to cooperate in taking responsibility for the actions of their fans. It called on the concerned clubs to pay the value of the losses as soon as possible so that it can maintain the damaged sports facilities before hosting new matches.

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