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Lebanon’s Road to United Arab Emirates Starts

Lebanon will host Hong Kong in their first match in the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Qualifiers. 

The Match will be played at Camille Chamoun Stadium on the 28th of March 2017, at 6:00PM. It will be broadcasted live on LBCI.  

The Cedars have a good record against Hong Kong : 1 win and 1 draw.  May 9, 1993 – Lebanon 2-2 Hong Kong. June 9, 1993 – Hong Kong 1-2 Lebanon

Tickets to the game are sold in the Lebanese Football Association Building at Verdun from 9:00AM to 4:00PM and will also be sold at the gates during match day.

The press conference will be held on March 27 at Riviera Hotel.

Lebanon’s Squad:


Ahmad Taktouk (Nejmeh)

Mahdi Khalil (Safa)

Abbas Hassan (Free Agent)

Mostafa Matar (Salam Zgharta)


Zein Tahan (Safa)

Kassem El Zein (Nejmeh)

Maher Sabra (Nejmeh)

Moataz Bellah Al-Junaidi (Felda United – Malaysia)

Nassar Nassar (Ansar)

Nour Mansour (Ahed)

Jad Noureddine (Shabab Al Sahel)

Ali Hamam (Zob Ahan – Iran)

▪MF / FW

Haitham Faour (Ahed)

Nader Matar (Nejmeh)

Mohamad Haidar (Ahed)

Adnan Haidar (Lillestrøm SK – Norway) 

Rabih Ataya (Zob Ahan – Iran)

Edmond Chehade (Salam Zgharra)

Fayez Shamsin (Tripoli)

Hassan Maatouk (Fujairah SC – United Arab Emirates)

Hassan Mohamad (Nejmeh)

Abu Bakr Al Mal (Tripoli)

Samir Ayass (FC Dunav Ruse – Bulgaria)

Mohamad Ghaddar (Kelantan FA – Malaysia)

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