Tripoli SC

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Tripoli Athletic Club
(formerly Olympic Beirut)
Full name Tripoli Athletic Club
(formerly Olympic Beirut)
Founded 2000; 15 years ago (2000)
Ground Tripoli Municipal Stadium
Tripoli, Lebanon
Ground Capacity 18,000
Manager State of Palestine Ismail Kortam
League Lebanese Premier League
2014–15 4th

AC Tripoli (Arabic: نادي طرابلس الرياضي‎) is a Lebanese football club founded in 2000.

It was known earlier as Olympic Beirut winning the Lebanese Premier League in 2003 and appearing in AFC competitions, before the ownership was changed due to financial considerations, the club moved to the Northern city of Tripoli and was renamed Tripoli Sports Club. Prime Minister Najib Mikati funds the Team

As Olympic Beirut[edit]

The club had many achievements particularly under the earlier name Olympic Beirut with the championship title and appearance in AFC Championships as follows:


2003, 2015.
Lebanese FA Cup 2014: Final

Performance in AFC competitions[edit]

2004: Quarter-finals

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 Abdo Tafeh
4 Lebanon MF Amer Mahfoud
5 State of Palestine DF Mohammad Ghannam
6 Ghana DF Emmanuel Teyehugmeh
8 Lebanon MF Walid Fatooh
9 Lebanon FW Abdul-Rahman Belh
12 Ghana FW Michael Helegbe
10 Lebanon FW Akram Moghrabi
70 Lebanon FW Mohamad Maksoud
22 Lebanon FW Amal Obeid
13 Lebanon GK Bassem Suleiman
No. Position Player
14 Lebanon GK Siraj Samad
15 Lebanon DF Mostafa Khola
16 Lebanon MF Saad Youssef
17 Lebanon MF Amer Mahfoud
18 Lebanon DF Abdallah Taleb
19 Lebanon MF Hamza Ali
22 Lebanon FW Hassan Salhab
4 Lebanon MF Khaled Ali
45 Ghana DF Douglas
87 State of Palestine MF Ahmad Cece
90 Lebanon FW Abdalsattar Allon

Notable former players[edit]

Former managers[edit]

  • Lebanon Ihsan Sayeed (1999–02)
  • Morocco Mohammed Sahel (2002–04)