Racing Beirut

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Racing Beirut
Full name Racing Beirut
Nickname(s) The No mercy team
Founded 1950; 66 years ago (1950)
Ground Bourj Hammoud Stadium
Beirut, Lebanon
Ground Capacity 10,500
Chairman George Farah
Manager Romania Eugen Moldovan
League Lebanese Premier League
2014–15 Lebanese Premier League, 10th

Racing Beirut (Arabic: الراسينغ بيروت‎‎) is a Lebanese football team playing at the top level. It is based in Beirut. Their home stadium is Fouad Shehab Stadium. It is primarily supported by the Christian community.[1]

Racing Beirut during its golden era played international friendly games against a variety of famous clubs and selections including one against the Brazil national under-23 football team [2]

Kit Manufacturer[edit]


1955–56, 1964–65, 1969–70
Runners-up: 1945, 1948

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
1 Lebanon GK Mohammad Santina
4 Lebanon DF Mohammad Sadek
5 Lebanon MF Hussein Ammar
6 Lebanon DF Mohamad Matar
7 Lebanon MF Ali Ballout
9 Lebanon FW Mahmood Kojok
10 Lebanon MF Tarek Halloum
11 Lebanon MF Moustafa Hassan
13 Lebanon MF Serge Said (Captain)
14 Lebanon FW Adnan Melhem
15 Lebanon MF Ali Osman
No. Position Player
17 Lebanon DF Ali Hamieh
18 Lebanon FW Paul Rustom
21 Lebanon MF Hassan Kleit
23 Lebanon DF Mahmoud Kojok
24 Lebanon DF Marwan Zgheib
25 Lebanon GK Raoul El-Khazen
26 Romania DF Andrei Vițelaru
29 Lebanon GK Majed Khalifeh
69 Lebanon FW Rayan Semaan
77 Lebanon DF Jihad Noureddine

Notable former players[edit]

Notable former managers[edit]


  1. ^ Montague, James (24 October 2007). "In Lebanon, even soccer is tainted by sectarian strife". The New York Times. Retrieved 15 October 2010. 
  2. ^