DUBAI BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: AL-RIYADI BEIRUT WINS, HOMENETMEN LOSES

Al-Riyadi Beirut, the Lebanese basketball champion, achieved a second victory in the 33rd Dubai International Tournament over the Moroccan Salé Association (88-72), in the match that took place between them this evening at Al-Nasr Club Stadium in the…


Al-Riyadi Beirut, the Lebanese basketball champion, achieved a second victory in the 33rd Dubai International Tournament over the Moroccan Salé Association (88-72), in the match that took place between them this evening at Al-Nasr Club Stadium in the first group.

The Riyadi players controlled the match from the beginning, and decided it to be in their favor, despite the Moroccan team’s attempt to come back in the third half.

The Libran “Al-Ahly Tripoli” team achieved its second victory in the second group over the Lebanese “Homenetmen Beirut” team (93-71). The Libyan team is coached by Lebanese Fouad Abu Chakra.

Source: National News Agency – Lebanon

LEBANON FACES CHINA AT AL-THUMAMA STADIUM IN ASIAN CUP ON WEDNESDAY

The Lebanese national football team players unanimously stress the need for a comeback as they take on their Chinese counterparts at Al-Thumama Mondial Stadium in Doha, Qatar, scheduled for Wednesday afternoon in the first match of the second round of…


The Lebanese national football team players unanimously stress the need for a comeback as they take on their Chinese counterparts at Al-Thumama Mondial Stadium in Doha, Qatar, scheduled for Wednesday afternoon in the first match of the second round of Group A stage in the 18th edition of the Asian Cup football competition hosted by Qatar until the 10th of February.

Lebanon delivered a decent performance in the opening match against Qatar (0-3) at Lusail Stadium last Friday. However, they lacked effectiveness in finishing attacks, particularly in the second half.

Source: National News Agency – Lebanon

2023 AFCON Preparation: Morocco Beat Sierra Leone (3-1)

Moroccan national football team beat its Sierra Leonean counterpart 3-1 in a match to prepare for the Africa Cup of Nations (2023 AFCON), played on Thursday in San Pedro, Côte d’Ivoire.

The Atlas Lions’ goals were scored by Youssef En-Nesyri (30th, …


Moroccan national football team beat its Sierra Leonean counterpart 3-1 in a match to prepare for the Africa Cup of Nations (2023 AFCON), played on Thursday in San Pedro, Côte d’Ivoire.

The Atlas Lions’ goals were scored by Youssef En-Nesyri (30th, 55th), and Sofiane Boufal (35th).

This match is part of the national team’s preparations for the 2023 AFCON, scheduled from January 13 to February 11 in Côte d’Ivoire.

The national team, which kicks off its CAN campaign against Tanzania on January 17, is drawn in Group F, which also includes DR Congo and Zambia.

Source: Agency Morocaine De Presse

2023 AFCON Preparation: Morocco Beat Sierra Leone (3-1)SPORTS MINISTER ATTENDS AFC ASIAN CUP OPENING IN DOHA, LEADS LEBANESE DELEGATION

Moroccan national football team beat its Sierra Leonean counterpart 3-1 in a match to prepare for the Africa Cup of Nations (2023 AFCON), played on Thursday in San Pedro, Côte d’Ivoire.

The Atlas Lions’ goals were scored by Youssef En-Nesyri (30th, …

Moroccan national football team beat its Sierra Leonean counterpart 3-1 in a match to prepare for the Africa Cup of Nations (2023 AFCON), played on Thursday in San Pedro, Côte d’Ivoire.

The Atlas Lions’ goals were scored by Youssef En-Nesyri (30th, 55th), and Sofiane Boufal (35th).

This match is part of the national team’s preparations for the 2023 AFCON, scheduled from January 13 to February 11 in Côte d’Ivoire.

The national team, which kicks off its CAN campaign against Tanzania on January 17, is drawn in Group F, which also includes DR Congo and Zambia.

Source: Agency Morocaine De Presse

Caretaker Minister of Youth and Sports, George Kallas, is set to embark on an official visit to the Qatari capital, Doha, to attend the opening ceremony of the AFC Asian Cup for football and the match between the Lebanese and Qatari national teams scheduled for Friday afternoon. Minister Kallas will also participate in “Expo Doha” and meet with members of the Lebanese community, welcoming the visiting Lebanese national team at Lebanon’s dedicated pavilion.

The official Lebanese delegation includes the Director-General of the Ministry of Economy and Trade, Mohammad Abu Haidar, and the Director-General of the Ministry of Agriculture, Louis Lahoud.

Source: National News Agency – Lebanon

LEBANESE NATIONAL FOOTBALL TEAM PREPARES FOR AFC ASIAN CUP KICKOFF

The national Lebanese football team is gearing up for a strong presence at the upcoming AFC Asian Cup, hosted by Qatar until February 10th.

The team is set to kick off its campaign in the tournament tomorrow at 6:00 pm Beirut time, facing the host n…


The national Lebanese football team is gearing up for a strong presence at the upcoming AFC Asian Cup, hosted by Qatar until February 10th.

The team is set to kick off its campaign in the tournament tomorrow at 6:00 pm Beirut time, facing the host nation and defending champions of the 2019 edition in the UAE, at the iconic Lusail Stadium. This marks Lebanon’s second time participating in the tournament’s opening match, the first being against Iran at the Camille Chamoun Sports City Stadium in Beirut during Lebanon’s hosting of the finals. Unfortunately, that inaugural encounter concluded with the Lebanese team losing 0-4.

Source: National News Agency – Lebanon

Morocco to Host 2024 Futsal Africa Cup of Nations

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) awarded Morocco the organization of the 2024 Futsal Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) announced on Wednesday.

This edition, which will be held in April, will be a…


The Confederation of African Football (CAF) awarded Morocco the organization of the 2024 Futsal Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) announced on Wednesday.

This edition, which will be held in April, will be a qualifier for the 2024 World Cup, scheduled for Uzbekistan, the FRMF pointed out on its website.

This is the second futsal AFCON hosted by the Kingdom, following the 2020 edition organized in LaSyoune.

Source: Agency Morocaine De Presse