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Historic moment as Libyans play football under new flag

Libya's national football team won its Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Mozambique

Historic moment as Libyans play football under new flag
A Libyan parades during the opening of 10th All-Africa Games in Maputo on September 3, 2011 (AFP/Getty Images)
Historic moment as Libyans play football under new flag
Libyans celebrate a goal as they watch the Africa Cup of Nations football qualifying match between Libya and Mozambique on a giant open air screen in the capital Tripoli on September 3, 2011 (AFP/Getty Images)
Historic moment as Libyans play football under new flag
Libyan athletes sing 'Libya Is Free' during the opening of 10th All-Africa Games in Maputo on September 3, 2011 (AFP/Getty Images)
Historic moment as Libyans play football under new flag
A Libyan family watches a football match between Libya and Mozambique on a giant open air screen in the capital Tripoli on September 3, 2011 (AFP/Getty Images)
Historic moment as Libyans play football under new flag
The team is playing in their new white kit bearing a pre-Gaddafi red, black and green striped flag with a crescent moon, adopted by the rebels and now the National Transitional Council. (AFP/Getty Images)
Historic moment as Libyans play football under new flag
South Africa agreed last month to host the African Cup of Nations in 2013 in a swap with Libya, which had been due to hold the cup (AFP/Getty Images)
Historic moment as Libyans play football under new flag
Libyan athletes sing 'Libya Is Free' during the opening of 10th All-Africa Games in Maputo on September 3, 2011. President of Mozambique Armando Guebuza opened the games at Zimpeto National Stadium(AFP/Getty Images)
Historic moment as Libyans play football under new flag
Libyan athletes sing 'Libya Is Free' during the opening of 10th All-Africa Games in Maputo on September 3, 2011. President of Mozambique Armando Guebuza opened the games at Zimpeto National Stadium (AFP/Getty Images)
Historic moment as Libyans play football under new flag
Libyan athletes sing 'Libya Is Free' during the opening of 10th All-Africa Games in Maputo on September 3, 2011. (AFP/Getty Images)
Historic moment as Libyans play football under new flag
Libya will instead host the tournament in 2017 (AFP/Getty Images)
Historic moment as Libyans play football under new flag
Libyan athletes during the opening of 10th All-Africa Games in Maputo on September 3, 2011, (AFP/Getty Images)
Historic moment as Libyans play football under new flag
Mozambique is expecting 5,000 men and women from 48 countries to compete in 24 sports from September 4. (AFP/Getty Images)