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Lebanon vs Sri Lanka: Match News

Lebanon will meet Sri Lanka on June 5 at 9 am as part of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.

New captain

Due to injury of Hassan Maatouk, Nour Mansour has been named captain of the Cedars. He made his debut on 3 March 2010, during the 2011 Asian Cup qualifier 4-0 loss to Syria, when he replaced the injured Ali Hamam in the 16th minute.

Lebanon vs Sri Lanka Head-to-Head

This will be the 5th game between the two sides. The Cedars scored 15 goals, by 13 different players, and conceeded 4.

Lebanon have three wins, all in FIFA World Cup Qualification. Sri Lanka were victorious once in the 2009 Nehru Cup.

No Lebanese has scored in two seperate games against Sri Lanka, Hilal El Helwe is the only one able to change that tomorrow.

Sri Lanka’s player to watch

Sri Lanka called-up a new 19-year old winger, Dillion Da Silva, who is currently playing at QPR U-23 team. He didn’t make his first team debut yet.


The Jordanian Ahmad Yacoub Ibrahim Ibrahim will officiate the game. Ayman Faisal Hamzeh Obeidat (Jordan), Ali Ahmad (Syria) and Khamis Mohammed Al Marri (Qatar) will complete the refereeing line-up.

Jersey Color

Lebanon will wear their traditional red jersey while goalkeeper will be wearing the green top.

Where to watch the game?

The meeting will be broadcasted on MTV, and Al Kass 1. It will also be broadcasted on the Lebanese Football Association YouTube channel.

2022 WC Qualification Table



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