Lebanon national football team

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Nickname(s)The Cedars
AssociationLebanon Football Association
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationWAFF (West Asia)
Head coachJamal Taha
CaptainHassan Maatouk
Most capsHassan Maatouk (91)
Top scorerHassan Maatouk (21)
Home stadiumCamille Chamoun Sports City Stadium
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 93 Steady (27 May 2021)[1]
Highest77 (September 2018)
Lowest178 (April – May 2011)
First international
 Mandatory Palestine 5–1 Lebanon 
(Tel Aviv, Mandatory Palestine; 27 April 1940)
Biggest win
 Lebanon 8–1 Pakistan 
(Bangkok, Thailand; 26 May 2001)
 Lebanon 7–0 Laos 
(Sidon, Lebanon; 12 November 2015)
Biggest defeat
 China PR 6–0 Lebanon 
(Chongqing, China; 3 July 2004)
 Lebanon 0–6 Kuwait 
(Beirut, Lebanon; 2 July 2011)
 South Korea 6–0 Lebanon 
(Goyang, South Korea; 2 September 2011)
AFC Asian Cup
Appearances2 (first in 2000)
Best resultGroup stage (2000, 2019)

The Lebanon national football team are a team who play association football for Lebanon. They play most of their matches at the Camille Chamoun Sports City Stadium. The stadium is in Beirut, the capital city of Lebanon. They have never qualified for the World Cup. They have participated twice at the Asian Cup (in 2000 and 2019).

References[change | change source]

  1. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 27 May 2021. Retrieved 27 May 2021.
  2. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.