Former Spain coach Javier Clemente signed a two year contract with the Libyan Football Federation in Tripoli on Saturday to coach the national side.

The 63-year-old, who coached Spain from 1992-98, replaces Abdelhafidh al-Rabich who stepped down after Libya were eliminated from the 2014 World Cup.

Libyan federation president Anouar al-Tachani refused to reveal how much Clemente would be paid as he bids to guide the Libyans to the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations being hosted by Morocco.

Clemente, who also coached Serbia and Cameroon, called on Saturday for the support of the clubs, the fans and the press in order to make his task easier to achieve.

As well as his international experience, Clemente has coached big Spanish clubs including Athletic Bilbao and Atletico Madrid and was also briefly in charge of Sporting Gijon last year in the top flight.

Libya will host the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.

About News.net

Publishing Services International Limited (PSIL) is the publisher and operator of a worldwide network of online news sites dedicated to delivering fair, accurate and relevant reporting from a variety of the world’s most trusted sources – from the biggest cities to the smallest towns.

We deliver positive and powerful messages to our readers, providing up‑to‑the‑second news that matters to the individual.

Our promise is to serve communities and individuals worldwide, delivering information that hasn’t always been available to them. We will give them back a voice – a voice that’s empowering because it is theirs – and provide a platform to communicate between themselves and the world.

We believe people are not just generic demographics; they are individuals with their own preferences and curiosities. We are about understanding these individuals, listening to them, and serving them.

We are the new pioneering spirit of news – we’re not talking to everyone, we’re talking with every one.

If you want your news, your voice, your way, on your time – we’ve got news for you.

 

FAQs

Email

If you have any questions or concerns please email us on support@news.net

Phone

  • Australia, Toll Free 1-800-983-421
  • Hong Kong, Toll Free 800-906-187
  • Singapore, Toll Free 800-852-3871
  • USA/Canada, Toll Free 1-800-830-4132

Advertise With Us

Interested in being awesome?
Contact us by email or phone.

Cancel