Joan Oumari, Hady Ghandour, Kassem Zein, Majed Osman Bassel Jradi and Omar Bugiel all played with their clubs this week.
Player of the Week: Joan Oumari.
AFC Champions League Group Stage (Rounds 3 and 4)
Joan Oumari – FC Tokyo
[Shanghai Greenland Shenhua 1-0 FC Tokyo]
[FC Tokyo 2-1 Shanghai Greenland Shenhua]
As said by the famous photographer Adnan Hajj Ali: if Egypt has Mohammad Salah, Lebanon has Joan Oumari.
Joan Oumari is representing Lebanon in the AFC Champions League. He is the only Lebanese to play in the biggest Asian competition this season.
FC Tokyo lost the first game but Joan Oumari was their best player (7.4 rating). He won 11 aerial duels out of 13! He created also a huge opportunity but Diego Olivera missed it.
In the second game, FC Tokyo won 2-1. Joan played a key role in defense. He won 75% of his duels.
FC Tokyo are now ranked second with 7 points. Their 2 remaining games will be played next week. FC Tokyo should finish first or second in order to qualify to the knockout stage.
England Professional Development (Round 9)
Hady Ghandour – Charlton Athletic U23
[Swansea City 0-3 Charlton Athletic]
Game after game, Hady Ghandour is gaining experience.
He played up front and contributed to the Addicks’ win against the Jacks.
Charlton are now ranked 4th of the South group.
Kuwait Premier League (Round 8)
Kassem Zein – Al Nasr
[Al Nasr 1-0 Al Felaheel]
Kassem Zein is doing very well in Kuwait. The numbers don’t lie: in 7 games, Al Nasr conceded only one goal.
He didn’t play the round 9 game.
Jordan League (Round 14)
Majed Osman – Ramtha
[Ramtha 2-1 Salt]
Majed Osman is living a fairytale in Jordan. He is a starter in a team which is now ranked 3rd!
National League (Rounds 10 and 11)
Omar Bugiel Chaaban – Sutton United
[Wreham 4-0 Sutton United.]
[Sutton United 1-0 Halifax Town.]
Sutton United are in the second position.
The win against Halifax Town was really important due to the fact they didn’t win any of their last 3 games!
The race to the EFL League Two is on fire!
1.HNL, Croatia (Round 9)
Bassel Jradi – HNK Hajduk Split
[NK Lokomotiva Zagreb 1-2 HNK Hajduk Split]
Hajduk is back! The Champions from the coast won their second game in a row.
They are now ranked 4th.