Tripoli SC

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Tripoli Athletic Club
(formerly Olympic Beirut)
Full name Tripoli Athletic Club
(formerly Olympic Beirut)
Founded 2000; 17 years ago (2000)
Ground Tripoli Municipal Stadium
Tripoli, Lebanon
Ground Capacity 18,000
Manager Iraq Razaq Fahad
League Lebanese Premier League
2014–15 4th

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

History[edit]

AC Tripoli was initially founded as Olympic Beirut winning the 2003 Lebanese Premier League and appearing in AFC Cup.

Due to financial problems, the club was moved to the Northern city of Tripoli and renamed Tripoli Sports Club. Prime Minister Najib Mikati funds the Team

Domestic history[edit]

Season League Lebanese FA Cup Top goalscorer
Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Name League
2002–03 1st 1 22 16 2 4 39 12 50 Winners
2003–04 1st 3 22 10 5 7 32 27 35
2004–05 1st 4 20 9 6 5 33 22 33
2005–06 1st 8 18 2 8 8 8 21 14
2006–07 1st 10 22 5 7 10 27 33 22
2007–08 1st 7 22 6 5 11 26 40 23
2008–09 1st 12 Withdrew from the league
2009–10 2nd First Round
2010–11 2nd
2011–12 1st 7 22 5 9 8 26 26 24 Round of 16
2012–13 1st 10 22 6 6 10 27 30 24 Quarterfinal
2013–14 1st 6 22 8 7 7 23 26 31 Runners-up
2014–15 1st 4 22 10 3 9 36 24 33 Winners

Continental history[edit]

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Aggregate
2004 AFC Cup Group Syria Al-Jaish 0-0 0-2 2nd
Turkmenistan Nebitçi Balkanabat 2-0 2-1
Quarterfinal Singapore Home United 3-3 1-2 4-5
2016 AFC Cup Play-off Kyrgyzstan Alay Osh 0–0 (p)
Group Iraq Naft Al-Wasat 1–3 0–1 3rd
Jordan Al-Faisaly 1–1 1-3
Tajikistan Istiklol 2–1 3-1

Honours[edit]

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
4 Lebanon MF Khaled Ali
5 State of Palestine DF Mohammad Ghannam
6 Ghana DF Emmanuel Teyehugmeh
8 Lebanon MF Walid Fattouh
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
No. Position Player
13 Lebanon GK Bassem Suleiman
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 Hamze Ali
22 Lebanon FW Hassan Salhab
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)
  • Brazil Estevam Soares (2002)
  • Morocco Mohammed Sahel (2002–04)