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Thursday, September 28, 2023

Al-Itthad champions after beating Al Ahly in penalty kicks

Al-Ittihad are champions of the Libyan Premier League after defeating Tripoli rivals Al Ahly in a penalty kick shootout on Friday to capture the playoff final, making it Ittihad’s 17th title in Libyan football. The match ended 0-0 in regulation and Ittihad failed to convert their first two PK attempts, but regained their focus to make the rest of their kicks and won 6-5 after extra penalties were required. The Libya Observer has a brief recap of the title match and video of the full penalty kick shootout is further below.