Nigeria head into the game after a 3-0 win over Seychelles, bouncing back from an opening day home defeat to South Africa.
Nigeria are now in the third position in Group E with Libya and South Africa ahead.
Super Eagles starting XI
Super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr has handed Jamilu Collins a starting slot in the squad to face Libya on Saturday.
Francis Uzoho is in goal, with William Troost-Ekong and Leon Balogun in defence. Shehu Abdullahi returns as to the starting XI,
Wilfred Ndidi is in defensive midfield, Oghenakaro Etebo and Alex Iwobi are also in midfield. Samuel Kalu, Ahmed Musa and Odion Ighalo start upfront.
Uzoho, Troost-Ekong, Balogun, Abdullahi, Collins, Ndidi, Etebo, Iwobi, Musa, Kalu, Ighalo.
players warming up on the pitch under the supervision of thee coaches, match starts 4PM
1min ... kick off.
3min Libya GK holds back Ighalo inside the box & the ref from DRC points to the spot. NIGERIA penalty.
4 min... Odion Ighalo duly converts from the penalty spot to give Nigeria the lead
5min ... Game restarts
15min .. Shehu fails to connect with Ighalo on the counter attack
18 min.. Ola Aina replaces Shehu Abdullahi due to an injury
24 min.. Wilfred Ndidi gets yellow card after fouling a Libyan player
32 min Sand Msoud from Libya receives a yellow card
34min Samuel Kalu fires wide with teammates in the box
43min Jamilu Collins hits the bar with a close range shot
Half time: Nigeria 1 Libya 0
45' Second half restarts
46. Ahmed Musa tests the Libyan goalkeeper with a long range shot
55 Libya makes first change Mohamed Zubya comes in for Anis Saltou
58 Odion Ighalo round the keeper go give Nigeria a 2-0 lead
Iwobi with the assist for Ighalo with a well weighted pass
59. Nigeria 2 Libya 0 game restarts
62 Samuel Kalu takes a snap shot but the keeper comfortably collects
64. Libya make second change as Rabia Alshadi comes in for Ismael Tajouri-Shradi
Odion Ighalo scores hattrick !!!!
69 Brilliant cross from Ahmed Musa as Ighalo's rebound his shot to score his third of the game.
76 Nigeria make second change as Isaac Success comes in for Odion Ighalo
80 Final change for Libya Salem Baleid comes in for Bader Ahmed
82: Third an final change for the Super Eagles sees Ahmed Mus substituted for Henry Onyekuru
90 Samuel Kalu scored his first goal for the Super Eagles as he converted a pass to him by Onyekuru to make it four.
90min Nigeria 4 Libya 0
Super Eagles of Nigeria beat Libya 4-0 at the Godswill Akpabio stadium, second leg will be played on Tuesday, October 16