Lebanon national football team

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Lebanon
Nickname(s)رجال الأرز
(The Cedars)
AssociationLebanon Football Association
(الاتحاد اللبناني لكرة القدم)
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationWAFF (West Asia)
Head coachMiodrag Radulović
CaptainHassan Maatouk
Most capsAbbas Atwi (84)
Top scorerRoda Antar
Hassan Maatouk (20)
Home stadiumVarious
FIFA codeLIB
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 85 Decrease 4 (7 February 2019)[1]
Highest77 (September 2018)
Lowest178 (April – May 2011)
Elo ranking
Current 96 Decrease 4 (3 March 2019)[2]
Highest46 (27 April 1940)
Lowest164 (28 July 2011)
First international
Pre-independence
 Mandatory Palestine 5–1 Lebanon 
(Tel Aviv, Mandatory Palestine; 27 April 1940)
Post-independence
 Syria 0–0 Lebanon 
(Alexandria, Egypt; 1 August 1953)
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)
 Korea Republic 6–0 Lebanon 
(Goyang, South Korea; 2 September 2011)
AFC Asian Cup
Appearances2 (first in 2000)
Best resultGroup stage (2000, 2019)

Lebanon national football team is the national football team of Lebanon.

References[change | change source]

  1. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 7 February 2019. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  2. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.