Algeria and Libya Engage In Post-Match Soccer Brawl (Video)
Tensions between the countries of Algeria and Libya have grown to new heights over the past couple of years, especially after Libya’s anti-Gaddafi National Transitional Council accused Algeria of sheltering the evil tyrant during their country’s 2011 civil war. And those tensions spilled out onto the pitch during an African Cup of Nations qualifying match between the two countries over the weekend.
While we highly doubt that some pro-Gaddafi comment was responsible for sparking this melee, something certainly set off players from both teams, as they chased each other around the pitch following the final whistle of Algeria’s 1-0 victory.
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