National team coach of Libya Adel Amrouche has quit his role just four days before they face the Super Eagles of Nigeria in 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier.
The 50-year-old tactician who had already released a 22- man squad for the home and away clash quit over wage disputes according to reports from Libyan newspaper outlet The Libyan Observer
The report states aside from the dispute with the Libyan Football Federation (LFF) over wages, some senior players of the team have not been impressed with the tactics employed by the Algerian-Belgium manager
The Libyan FA has now threatened to sue him for absconding duty.
The FA reveals In a statement that Adel Amrouche left the team’s training base in Tunisia on Tuesday, October 9.
Omar Al Marmi replaces him as the coach.
The Mediterranean Knights of Libya are top of the group E AFCON qualification group ahead of the double header against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.