The Lebanese Football Association have announced the 21 local-based players who will participate in three training sessions on October 19 and 26, and November 2 at the Antonine University Stadium in Baabda ahead of the Dubai’s camp from November 9 to 16, and the friendly game there against Bahrain on November 12.
Ali Daher (Shabab Al Sahel, 23-year-old, 1 appearance)
Mehdi Khalil (Ahed, 29-year-old, 39 appearances)
Mostafa Matar (Tripoli, 25-year-old, 2 appearances)
Ali Sabeh (Nejmeh, 26-year-old, 1 appearance).
Abdallah Aich (Nejmeh, 26-year-old, 1 appearance)
Hassan Chaito “Shibriko” (Ansar, 29-year-old, 9 appearances),
Nour Mansour (Ahed, 31-year-old, 52 appearances, 2 goals)
Nassar Nassar (Ansar, 28-year-old, 10 appearances)
Maher Sabra (Nejmeh, 28-year-old, 3 appearances)
Zein Tahan (Safa, 30-year-old, 33 appearances, 1 goal)
Hussein Zein (Ahed, 26-year-old, 4 appearances).
Abbas Assi (Shabab Al Sahel, 26-year-old, 0 appearance)
Hassan Cheaito “Moni” (Ansar, 31-year-old, 54 appearances, 6 goals)
Mohammad Haidar (Ahed, 31-year-old, 64 appearances, 4 goals)
Ahmad Jalloul (Safa, 28-year-old, 14 appearances)
Nader Matar (Ansar, 28-year-old, 33 appearances, 2 goals)
Hussein Rizk (Shabab Al Sahel, 23-year-old, 1 appearance).
Karim Darwich (Ansar, 22-year-old, 0 appearance)
Mohammad Jalal Kdouh (Ahed, 24-year-old, 8 appearances, 1 goal)
Hassan Maatouk (Ansar, 33-year-old, 84 appearances, 21 goals)
Mahmoud Siblini (Nejmeh, 27-year-old, 4 appearances, 1 goal).
This list may surprise in that it contains only one central defender, but it’s normal because the known faces all evolve abroad: Joan Oumari, Kassem Zein, Alexander Michel Melki. Maher Sabra can also evolve in this position.