Jordan, Lebanon book semi-final berths

Jeddah: Jordan and Lebanon confirmed their West Asian Football Federation Women's Championship 2024 semi-final spots with a match to spare on...
THE-AFC.COM 21 hours ago

Triumphant starts for Jordan, Lebanon

Jeddah: Jordan and Lebanon kicked off their West Asia Women's Championship 2024 Group A campaigns with wins on Monday.
THE-AFC.COM Feb 20

Salah: Al Kahrabaa will be better in return leg

Muscat: Head coach Luai Salah expects an improved performance when Al Kahrabaa host Lebanon's Al Ahed in the return leg of their AFC Cup 2023/24...
THE-AFC.COM Feb 14

Zaher strike gives Al Kahrabaa advantage over Al Ahed

Muscat: Iraq's Al Kahrabaa defeated Al Ahed FC of Lebanon 1-0 in the first leg of their AFC Cup™ 2023/24 West Zonal Semi-final meeting on Tuesday...
THE-AFC.COM Feb 13

Qatar are Asia's finest again but need strong World Cup to repair reputation | John Duerden

Rightly or wrongly, second Asian Cup win in a row will not undo damage of 2022 in the eyes of much of the global community The 2023 Asian Cup ended...
THE GUARDIAN Feb 12

‘He’s been brilliant around the place’ – AFC Wimbledon boss hails last-gasp match-winner

DEBUTANT Ronan Curtis scored a 97th-minute winner against Mansfield Town in a chaotic game at Plough Lane on Saturday. Mansfield’s Jordan Bowery...
SOUTHWARKNEWS.CO.UK Jan 28

Asian Cup drama ready to ramp up in last 16 after wild, emotional groups | John Duerden

Eight teams are out but all played their part in the drama so far, including surprise last-16 spots for Syria and Palestine When tens, perhaps...
THE GUARDIAN Jan 27

ASIAN CUP FINALS: History for new boys as Tajikistan reach KO stage

DOHA: Debutants Tajikistan produced a stirring comeback to prolong their journey at the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™, defeating Lebanon 2-1 to finish...
KEIRRADNEDGE.COM Jan 22

Segrt: Mental resilience took Tajikistan through

Doha: Head coach Petar Segrt applauded the mental resilience of his players after Tajikistan came from behind to defeat Lebanon 2-1 in their AFC...
THE-AFC.COM Jan 22

Asian Cup roundup: Tajikistan reach last 16 with stoppage-time winner

Late strikes clinch dramatic turnaround against 10-man Lebanon Tournament debutants qualify alongside hosts Qatar in Group A Asian Cup debutants...
THE GUARDIAN Jan 22

Group A: Tajikistan edge Lebanon to continue journey

Doha: Debutants Tajikistan produced a stirring comeback to prolong their journey at the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™, defeating Lebanon 2-1 on Monday...
THE-AFC.COM Jan 22

Tajikistan vs Lebanon: Where to watch the match online, live stream, TV channels, and kick-off time

Where to watch the Asian Cup match online between Tajikistan and Lebanon, including live streams, TV channels, kick-off time and more.
GOAL.COM Jan 22

Preview - Group A: Tajikistan v Lebanon

Doha: Head coach Petar Segrt is confident of three points when Tajikistan face Lebanon in their final AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ Group A tie at the...
THE-AFC.COM Jan 21

Tajikistan's Umarbayev, Lebanon's Khamis determined to clinch decisive win

Doha: Midfielder Parvizdzhon Umarbayev believes the hard work Tajikistan have put in will yield positive results when the tournament debutants face...
THE-AFC.COM Jan 21

Group A - Tajikistan v Lebanon: Facts & Figures

Doha: Only a victory will do for both sides when Tajikistan and Lebanon face off in Group A of the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ on Monday.
THE-AFC.COM Jan 20

Tajikistan - Lebanon predictions

SPORTYTRADER Jan 20

Preview: Tajikistan vs. Lebanon - prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole previews Monday's Asian Cup clash between Tajikistan and Lebanon, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
SPORTSMOLE.CO.UK Jan 20

Asian Cup: Lebanon player lands nightmare kick on Chinese opponent face

In a jaw-dropping moment at the Asian Cup, Lebanon’s seasoned defender Khalil Khamis found himself thrust into the spotlight after an unintentional...
CLUTCHPOINTS Jan 18

Radulovic, Jankovic content with shared points

Doha: Miodrag Radulovic chose to focus on the positives after Lebanon played to a goalless draw with China PR in their AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™...
THE-AFC.COM Jan 18

Asian Cup star almost takes rival's head off with head high tackle – but no foul is given

A wince-inducing tackle occurred during the Asian Cup group stage game between Lebanon and China, but the offending player managed to get off...
DAILY STAR Jan 17

ASIAN CUP FINALS: Afif on target again as hosts Qatar lead way into knockout stage

DOHA: Qatar became the first team to book a place in the AFC Asian Cup knockout stage after a 1-0 win against Tajikistan in a Group A encounter at...
KEIRRADNEDGE.COM Jan 17

Lebanon star makes CRAZY head-high tackle at the Asia Cup - kicking a Chinese player in the face with his studs

Khalil Khamis, 29, can be seen attempting to clear away the ball with his foot during their AFC group game.
DAILY MAIL ONLINE Jan 17

Group A: Lebanon 0-0 China PR

Doha: Lebanon and China PR settled for a 0-0 draw in their AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ Group A match at the Al Thumama Stadium on Wednesday. 
THE-AFC.COM Jan 17

Wednesday's Asian Cup predictions including Lebanon vs. China

Sports Mole provides score predictions and previews for all of today's Asian Cup fixtures, including Lebanon vs. China.
SPORTSMOLE.CO.UK Jan 17

Wu Lei confident of China PR's chances; Jradi expects Lebanon to bounce back

Doha: Wu Lei believes teamwork will propel China PR past Lebanon when they meet in Group A of the AFC Asian Cup Qatar™ 2023 Group A at the Al...
THE-AFC.COM Jan 16

Preview - Group A: Lebanon v China PR

Doha: Head coach Miodrag Radulovic admitted that it was the grandeur of the atmosphere at the majestic Lusail Stadium that distracted Lebanon in...
THE-AFC.COM Jan 16

Group A - Lebanon v China PR: Facts & Figures

Doha: Lebanon and China PR will both be seeking wins when they face off in Group A of the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ on Wednesday.
THE-AFC.COM Jan 16

Qatar 3 Lebanon 0

Friday 12th January 2024 – The Asian Cup – Lusail Stadium, Doha Escapism: noun – the tendency to seek distraction and relief from unpleasant...
THEBALLISROUND.CO.UK Jan 16

Lebanon - China PR predictions

SPORTYTRADER Jan 15

Preview: Lebanon vs. China - prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole previews Wednesday's Asian Cup clash between Lebanon and China, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
SPORTSMOLE.CO.UK Jan 15

Lebanon undeterred by opening defeat

Doha: Maher Sabra felt Lebanon’s 3-0 defeat to Qatar in Friday’s AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ opening match did not do justice to the valiant...
THE-AFC.COM Jan 14

#AsianCup2023 opens with record-breaking attendance

Doha: The grandest ever edition of Asia’s national team flagship got underway in spectacular fashion on Friday evening with a record number of...
THE-AFC.COM Jan 13

Afif's thoughts only on Qatar's title defence

Doha: Akram Afif said his focus is on helping Qatar defend their AFC Asian Cup™ title rather than pursuing personal dreams following their 3-0 win...
THE-AFC.COM Jan 12

Hosts Qatar begin Asian Cup defence with win

Asian Cup hosts Qatar kickstarted their title defence with a 3-0 win over Lebanon in the tournament opener on Friday with a brace from their prized...
ESPN Jan 12

Group A: Qatar 3-0 Lebanon

Lusail: Qatar kicked off the defence of their AFC Asian Cup™ title with an impressive 3-0 win over Lebanon as the 2023 edition of the continental...
THE-AFC.COM Jan 12

Qatar begin Asian Cup defence with Akram Afif-inspired win over Lebanon

Playmaker strikes twice, while Almoez Ali also finds net Tournament opens with ceremony at the Lusail Stadium Qatar, the Asian Cup hosts,...
THE GUARDIAN Jan 12

Qatar vs Lebanon: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time & where to watch

Where to watch the Asian Cup match online between Qatar and Lebanon, including live streams, TV channels, kick-off time and more.
GOAL.COM Jan 12

Premier League and beyond: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Luton and Burnley fans on the receiving end, the Asian Cup and Afcon kick off and big weekends for Birmingham and Portsmouth It is hardly breaking...
THE GUARDIAN Jan 11

Preview - Group A: Qatar v Lebanon

Lusail: Marquez Lopez’ Qatar have their eyes firmly focused on defending their AFC Asian Cup™ title going into their Group A opener against Lebanon...
THE-AFC.COM Jan 11

Qatar's Al Haydos seeks title defence; Maatouk eyes history with Lebanon

Doha: Hassan Al Haydos is targeting a successful defence when reigning champions Qatar kick off their AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ campaign against...
THE-AFC.COM Jan 11

World-class #AsianCup2023 preparations lauded by OCAC

Doha: With just over 24 hours to go before hosts Qatar and Lebanon take centrestage at the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ opener at the Lusail Stadium,...
THE-AFC.COM Jan 11

Group A - Qatar v Lebanon: Facts & Figures

Lusail: The 18th edition of the AFC Asian Cup™ kicks off on Friday with Qatar opening the defence of their title against Lebanon.
THE-AFC.COM Jan 11

AFC Asian Cup™ in Numbers

Doha: The wait for the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ is almost over with hosts and defending champions Qatar set to take on Lebanon in the opening game...
THE-AFC.COM Jan 11

Preview: Qatar vs. Lebanon - prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole previews Friday's Asian Cup clash between Qatar and Lebanon, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
SPORTSMOLE.CO.UK Jan 10

Qatar - Lebanon predictions

SPORTYTRADER Jan 10

OCAC Chairperson praises readiness of #AsianCup2023 venues

Doha: The Organising Committee of AFC Asian Cup (OCAC) Chairperson Mariano V. Araneta Jr. has today hailed the readiness of the world-class venues...
THE-AFC.COM Jan 10

5 of the Best: Group Stage Matches

Kuala Lumpur: The football world will be watching as the highly anticipated AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ kicks off with the hosts and reigning...
THE-AFC.COM Jan 10

Israel kills ANOTHER top Hezbollah commander at funeral for warlord assassinated 24 hours earlier

ANOTHER senior Hezbollah commander has been assassinated in an Israeli strike. Ali Hussien Barji, the leader of Hezbollah’s aerial forces, was...
THE SCOTTISH SUN Jan 9

How to watch AFC Asian Cup 2023 in the UK: Heung-min Son out for international glory as stars battle for title in Qatar

The AFC Asian Cup will get underway this week and all eyes will be on the continent’s biggest superstars are they compete for the title.  Qatar are...
TALKSPORT Jan 9

5 of the Best: Memorable Openers

Doha: The clock is ticking on towards the start of the AFC Asian Cup™ Qatar 2023, with the hosts set to take on Lebanon in the opening match at...
THE-AFC.COM Jan 9

5 of the Best: Goal Threats

Doha: The AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ promises plenty of goals as Qatar is set to host 51 thrilling matches in the continental showpiece, starting...
THE-AFC.COM Jan 9

I moved to Middle East and am on course for back-to-back Golden Boots – I’m far better now but Scotland ship has sailed

HE’S the Scot who won his league’s Golden Boot award in 2022 and is on course to do it again this season. He’s scored goals for all four...
THE SCOTTISH SUN Jan 8

Celts head off to represent nations in the Asian Cup

This week the Celtic first-team squad will return from their well-earned break over the winter shutdown, however not everyone will be back in...
CELTICFC.COM Jan 8

Israel assassinates Hezbollah commander Wissam al-Tawil with drone strike on his car in Lebanon

A SENIOR Hezbollah commander was killed in an Israeli drone strike on his car in southern Lebanon. Security sources identified him as Wissam...
THE SUN Jan 8

5 of the Best - Goal Threats

Doha: The AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ promises plenty of goals as Qatar is set to host 51 thrilling matches in the continental showpiece, starting...
THE-AFC.COM Jan 8

Five of the Best - Goal Threats

Kuala Lumpur: The AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ promises plenty of goals as Qatar is set to host 51 thrilling matches in the continental showpiece,...
THE-AFC.COM Jan 8

5 of the Best: Young Stars

Doha: The AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ is set to kick off on January 12 when the hosts and reigning champions Qatar take on Lebanon in the opening...
THE-AFC.COM Jan 7

Preview: Saudi Arabia vs. Lebanon - prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole previews Thursday's friendly clash between Saudi Arabia and Lebanon, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
SPORTSMOLE.CO.UK Jan 2

AFC Asian Cup 2023: Dates, UK kick-off times, groups, schedule and how to follow as Qatar look to defend title on home soil

The Asian Cup is set to get underway next weekend as the continent’s biggest teams compete for glory in Qatar. The host nation are the reigning...
TALKSPORT Jan 2

Ali and Omar primed for Asia Cup duty

Both Ali Al-Hamadi and Omar Bugiel have been called up to represent Iraq and Lebanon respectively at the upcoming 2023 Asia Cup in Qatar.
AFCWIMBLEDON.CO.UK Dec 30, 2023

Player to Watch: Mostafa Matar (Lebanon)

Kuala Lumpur: As Lebanon face a difficult AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ group where they are pitted against the hosts as well as China PR and...
THE-AFC.COM Dec 16, 2023

Crocked Erling Haaland takes trip to visit ‘Mr Fix’ to get back to world-conquering best amid foot injury struggles

ERLING HAALAND has visited ‘Mr Fix’ as he targets global domination. The Manchester City striker is a doubt for the Club World Cup. PAErling...
THE SCOTTISH SUN Dec 15, 2023

Resilience powered Al Ahed, says Mohammad

Muscat: Head coach Raafat Mohammad praised Al Ahed for showing tenacity in their come from behind 2-1 win over Syria’s Al Futuwa in the AFC Cup™...
THE-AFC.COM Dec 13, 2023

Group C: Al Arabi end campaign with win

Kuwait City: Al Arabi edged Nejmeh SC of Lebanon 2-1 to end their AFC Cup™ 2023/24 Group C campaign on a high note at the Jaber Al Ahmad...
THE-AFC.COM Dec 12, 2023

Radulovic returns as Lebanon head coach

Beirut: Miodrag Radulovic, who was head coach between 2015 and 2019, is back in charge of Lebanon. 
THE-AFC.COM Dec 12, 2023

Jurcevic steps down as Lebanon head coach

Beirut: Nikola Jurcevic has stepped down as the Lebanon national team head coach “by mutual consent”, the Lebanese Football Federation said on...
THE-AFC.COM Dec 10, 2023

Subway Socceroos to face Lebanon at CommBank Stadium in FIFA World Cup 2026™ Qualifier

The Subway Socceroos will face Lebanon at CommBank Stadium in Sydney as their journey towards FIFA World Cup 2026™ continues, with the Second Round...
FOOTBALLAUSTRALIA.COM.AU Dec 5, 2023

Group C: Al Riffa (BHR) 6-1 Nejmeh SC (LBN)

Manama: Bahrain’s Al Riffa booked their spot in the West Zone semi-finals after a 6-1 win over Nejmeh SC of Lebanon in Group C of the AFC Cup™...
THE-AFC.COM Nov 27, 2023

Group A: Al Nahda (OMA) 2-1 Al Ahed FC (LBN)

Muscat: Oman's Al Nahda strengthened their bid for a place in the West Zonal semi-finals after defeating Al Ahed FC of Lebanon 2-1 in their AFC...
THE-AFC.COM Nov 27, 2023

Round 2 - Group I: Bangladesh 1-1 Lebanon

Dhaka: Bangladesh and Lebanon settled for a 1-1 draw in Group I of the Preliminary Joint Qualification - Round 2 for the FIFA World Cup 2026 and...
THE-AFC.COM Nov 21, 2023

Lebanon eye historic knockout stage spot

Kuala Lumpur: Denied a place in the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019™ knockout stage by the slimmest of margins, Lebanon are determined to enjoy an extended...
THE-AFC.COM Nov 21, 2023

Preview - Group I: Palestine v Australia; Bangladesh v Lebanon

Kuwait City: Australia will be confident of a second win on the trot when they play Palestine in Group I of the Preliminary Joint Qualification -...
THE-AFC.COM Nov 20, 2023

Lebanon and Palestine draw WC qualifier in UAE

Palestine drew 0-0 with Lebanon on Thursday in a World Cup qualifier played without fans in the United Arab Emirates due to the Israel-Gaza conflict.
ESPNFC.COM Nov 16, 2023

Round 2 - Group I: Lebanon 0-0 Palestine

Sharjah: Lebanon and Palestine settled for a 0-0 draw in their Preliminary Joint Qualification - Round 2 match for the FIFA World Cup 2026 and AFC...
THE-AFC.COM Nov 16, 2023

Palestine aim to 'raise our flag' with victory in World Cup qualifier – video

Palestine head coach Makram Daboub has said he is 'determined to raise the Palestinian flag and win' before his side's 2026 World Cup qualifier...
THE GUARDIAN Nov 16, 2023

Preview - Group I: Australia v Bangladesh; Lebanon v Palestine

Melbourne: Head coach Graham Arnold said the time for experimenting is over as Australia target a fast start to their Preliminary Joint...
THE-AFC.COM Nov 15, 2023

Ten of the strangest contract clauses in football – From Firmino’s anti-Arsenal proviso to Prior’s sheep testicle deal

Release clauses, buy-back options and sell-on agreements are all standard parts of a modern-day football contract. But every so often some truly...
TALKSPORT Nov 14, 2023

Preview: Lebanon vs. Palestine - prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole previews Thursday's World Cup Qualifying - Asia clash between Lebanon and Palestine, including predictions, team news and possible...
SPORTSMOLE.CO.UK Nov 14, 2023

Didier Deschamps insists Kylian Mbappe deserved to win the 2023 Ballon d'Or

Lionel Messi won his eighth Ballon d'Or on October 30, but French national team coach Didier Deschamps is still upset about the result, claiming...
BOLAVIP US Nov 9, 2023

Group C: Nejmeh SC (LBN) 1-2 Al Zawraa SC (IRQ)

Ta'if: Iraq’s Al Zawraa SC carved out a 2-1 win over Nejmeh SC of Lebanon in an AFC Cup™ 2023/2024 Group C match played at King Fahd Sports City...
THE-AFC.COM Nov 6, 2023

Lee Erwin speaks on life in Beirut with the Israel conflict in the background and how a move abroad saved his career

He now plays in the Lebanese Premier League for Al Ahed
FOOTBALLSCOTLAND.CO.UK Oct 22, 2023

Inside Lee Irwin’s decision to fly BACK to Beirut during Middle East conflict, ‘I don’t want this career chapter to end’

FORMER Motherwell and St Mirren striker was back in Scotland when tensions in the Middle East escalated recently. It was October 7 when Hamas...
THE SCOTTISH SUN Oct 22, 2023

Lee Erwin lifts lid on life in Beirut as war rages across the border and reveals huge decision he had to make

The former Scottish Premiership star is currently playing for Lebanon outfit Al Ahed.
DAILY RECORD Oct 22, 2023

Eric Cantona shares statement in support of Palestine

Eric Cantona has shared a political activist’s message showing support for Palestine.The former Manchester United and France striker on Tuesday...
STRETTYNEWS.COM Oct 17, 2023
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