Supersport.com (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, July 4, 2012) – Morocco and Libya will be playing the final of the 2012 Arab Nations Cup on Friday July 6, 2:00 PM Eastern Time, at the Prince Abdullah al-Faisal Stadium in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, after both teams qualified from the semifinals played earlier this week.
Libya knocked out host team Saudi Arabia 2-0 on Tuesday to book their place while Morocco humbled Iraq 2-1 later in the day to reach the final.
The 10th edition of the Arab Nations Cup began on June 22 with 11 nations from two confederations, including hosts and defending champions Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Egypt, Kuwait, Iraq, Bahrain, Sudan, Lebanon, Yemen, Palestine and Libya.
The eventual winner will receive $1 million (R 8m) as prize money, while the runner-up will go home with $600,000 (R 4.9m). The third placed team will get $300,000 (R 2.4m) and $200,000 (R 1.6m) will go to each of the other participating teams.
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