Shabab Al-Ghazieh

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Shabab Al-Ghazieh
Full name Shabab Al-Ghazieh
Founded 1960
League Lebanese Second Division

Shabab Al-Ghazieh (in Arabic شباب الغازية) is a Lebanese football club its based in Ghazieh. The club competes in the Lebanese Premier League.

With players coming from 6 different countries (including Lebanon), the team's squad comprises the highest number of international players among Lebanese teams. It is thereafter often described as a mosaic of nationalities in the Lebanese Premier League.

Current squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Lebanon GK Abbas Khalifeh
Lebanon DF Ali Ferhat
Lebanon DF Abbas Salih
Ivory Coast DF Roland Amani Gay
Republic of the Congo DF Alfried Kitoko
Lebanon MF Hussien Faroukh
Iraq MF Qassim Daher
No. Position Player
Lebanon MF Ahmad El Homsi
Lebanon MF Hassan Dansh
Lebanon MF Adham Ghaddar
Sierra Leone FW Donald Wellington
Ivory Coast FW Didier Lacina
Brazil FW Junior da Silva (on loan from Al-Ahed)
Lebanon FW Imad Ghaddar

Rivalries[edit]

Shabab Al Ghazieh has major ongoing rivalries with 3 Lebanese clubs: El Ahli Saida, El Tadamon sour and Chabeb El-Sahil. The most hotly contested derby fixture is often versus El Ahli Saida, described by Didier Lacina as "probably the most famous fixture in Lebanese football",as both teams originate from neighboring regions in Lebanon and often compete to stay in the first division of the Lebanese League.

Correct As of May 2010