Ziad Al-Samad

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Ziad El Samad
Personal information
Full name Ziad Ali El Samad
Date of birth (1978-08-06) August 6, 1978 (age 36)
Place of birth Lebanon
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Safa Sporting Club
Number 1
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2008 Al-Ansar (0)
2008–2009 Racing Beirut
2009–2014 Safa Sporting Club
2014- Saham SC
National team
2002–2012 Lebanon 36 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Ziad El Samad (born August 6, 1978) is a Lebanese professional football player. El Samad currently plays for Saham SC since 2014. He also plays for the Lebanese national football team since 2002.

Early years[edit]

Ziad's first debut was with Al-Ansar Club in the 1999 season on 1999/10/31 against Homenetmen Beirut. In his early life, Ziad didn't go to school, he was working in a bakery, with his team mate Ali. He has a brevet diplomat in the school of Tartourine, and started to play football in Barja's 3rd categorie team, Barjalona

Personal honours[edit]

Best Goalkeeper in Lebanon from 2002–03 season till the 2004–05 season.


  • Champion, Lebanese Premier League: season 1999, 2006, 2007, 2012
  • Winner, Lebanese FA Cup: season 1999, 2002, 2006, 2007
  • Winner, Lebanese Super Cup: season 1999
  • Winner, Lebanese Federation Cup: season 1999, 2000
  • Winner, Lebanese Elite Cup: season 2000