Lebanon national under-23 football team

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Lebanon Lebanon
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) The Cedars
Association Federation Libanaise de
Football Association
Confederation AFC (Asia)
WAFF (West Asia)
Head coach Serbia Ivan Vitanović
Home stadium Camille Chamoun Sports City Stadium
Saida International Stadium
FIFA code LIB
First colours
Second colours
Asian Games
Appearances 2 (First in 1998)
Best result Round 2, 1998

The Lebanese National Under 23 Football Team represents the Lebanese Republic in Olympic and Under 23 competitions. Their official nickname is The Cedars. The selection is limited to players under the age of 23 except three overage players. The team is controlled by Federation Libanaise de Football Association (LFA), which is currently a member of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and also the West Asian Football Federation (WAFF).

The team has never qualified for the Olympic Games nor to the AFC U22 Asian Cup. They have only participated twice in 1998 and 2002 Asian Games where their greatese results was the second round. They claimed third places as hosts at the UAFA Pan Arab Games tournaments in 1957 and 1997 and managed fourth place at the 1965 edition.

Records[edit]

Olympics Record[edit]

Olympics Record
Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
Spain 1992 DNQ - - - - - - -
United States 1996 DNQ - - - - - - -
Australia 2000 DNQ - - - - - - -
Greece 2004 DNQ - - - - - - -
China 2008 DNQ - - - - - - -
United Kingdom 2012 DNQ - - - - - - -
Total 0/0 - - - - - - -

Asian Games Record[edit]

Asian Games Record
Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
Thailand 1998 Round 2 - 5 2 0 3 9 8
South Korea 2002 Preliminary round - 3 1 1 1 12 3
Total 0/0 - 8 3 1 4 21 11

AFC U22 Asian Cup Record[edit]

AFC U22 Asian Cup
Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
Oman 2013 DNQ - - - - - - -
Total 0/1 - - - - - - -

Schedule[edit]

Current Squad[edit]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Nazih Assaad (1990-01-20) January 20, 1990 (age 24) 0 0 Lebanon Nejmeh
1GK David Asmar (1989-09-13) September 13, 1989 (age 25) 0 0 Sweden Assyriska BK
1GK Mehdi Khalil (1989-05-31) May 31, 1989 (age 25) 0 0 Lebanon Safa Beirut SC
2DF Jad El Zein (1990-02-16) February 16, 1990 (age 24) 2 0 United States Marygrove
2DF Omar Owayda (1989-03-29) March 29, 1989 (age 25) 6 0 Lebanon Safa Beirut SC
2DF Abdallah Taleb (1990-11-26) November 26, 1990 (age 23) 5 0 Lebanon AC Tripoli
2DF Hadi Sahramani (1989-04-21) April 21, 1989 (age 25) 8 0 Lebanon Al Ahed
2DF Jad Noor Al Din (1989-12-27) December 27, 1989 (age 24) 6 0 Lebanon Shahab Sahel
2DF Rani Younan (1990-01-12) January 12, 1990 (age 24) 0 0 Sweden Assyriska BK
2DF Sargon Simonsson (1987-06-25) June 25, 1987 (age 27) 6 0 Sweden Arameiska-Syrianska Botkyrka IF
2DF Serge Nahle (1991-08-13) August 13, 1991 (age 23) 5 0 Poland Beskid Andrychów
2DF Rami Balhawan (1991-01-10) January 10, 1991 (age 23) 5 0 Lebanon Al Ansar
2DF Niazy Shemme (1991-03-13) March 13, 1991 (age 23) 7 0 Lebanon Shabeb Ghazeih
3MF Rabih Ataya (1989-07-16) July 16, 1989 (age 25) 0 0 Lebanon Al-Ansar FC
3MF Amer Mahfoud (1990-10-21) October 21, 1990 (age 24) 9 0 Lebanon AC Tripoli
3MF Ali Faour (1991-06-13) June 13, 1991 (age 23) 10 0 Lebanon Al Ahed
3MF Hamoudy Hamoudy (1986-05-14) May 14, 1986 (age 28) 0 0 Sweden Arameiska-Syrianska Botkyrka IF
3MF George Yaacoub (1991-07-16) July 16, 1991 (age 23) 0 0 Sweden Valsta Syrianska IK
3MF Omar Al Kurdi (1989-09-15) September 15, 1989 (age 25) 11 0 Lebanon Safa Beirut SC
3MF Zakaria Chouman (1991-01-16) January 16, 1991 (age 23) 2 0 Lebanon Al Ansar
3MF Alaa Termoss (1991-08-15) August 15, 1991 (age 23) 4 0 Lebanon Shahab Gazieh
3MF Mohamad Baquir Ayoub (1991-10-02) October 2, 1991 (age 23) 3 0 Lebanon Al Ansar
3MF Hassan Alawieh (1991-12-28) December 28, 1991 (age 22) 0 6 Lebanon Al Ahed
3MF Hassan Fardaus (1991-09-04) September 4, 1991 (age 23) 0 8 Lebanon Al Ansar
4FW Alaa Al Baba (1993-04-18) April 18, 1993 (age 21) 3 0 Lebanon Safa Beirut SC
4FW Justin Moussa (1989-04-30) April 30, 1989 (age 25) 0 0 Lebanon Racing Beirut
4FW Ghazzi Hussein (1992-07-21) July 21, 1992 (age 22) 3 0 Lebanon Al Ahed
4FW Hussein Akil (1990-05-03) May 3, 1990 (age 24) 0 0 Singapore Woodlands Wellington
4FW Kasem Abu Khechfe (1992-02-20) February 20, 1992 (age 22) 0 0 Lebanon Al-Ansar FC
4FW Mohammad Kadouh {{{age}}} 9 9 Lithuania FK Sūduva Marijampolė
4FW Hussein Sherifa (1992-06-25) June 25, 1992 (age 22) 0 0 Lebanon Al-Ansar FC
4FW Karim Abou Khecfe (1992-02-20) February 20, 1992 (age 22) 0 0 Lebanon Al Ansar
4FW Abdel Abou Khalil (1991-06-19) June 19, 1991 (age 23) 0 0 Germany FC Eintracht Bamberg
4FW Jad Nourelldinne (1992-11-05) November 5, 1992 (age 21) 0 0 Lebanon Al-Akhaa Al-Ahli Aley
4FW Issa Faour (1991-03-12) March 12, 1991 (age 23) 1 0 Lebanon Salam Zgharta
4FW Mohammad Dakramanji (1991-06-09) June 9, 1991 (age 23) 4 0 Lebanon Nejmeh

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