Lebanon beat Jordan 1-0 in FIFA Friendly Game

The Cedars were able to extend their unbeaten streak once again after a 1-0 win against Jordan in Amman thanks to a goal scored by Omar Bugiel. Rabih Ataya provided a beautiful assist to Bromley’s striker after a wonderful run by the captain Hassan Maatouk. Bugiel netted his first international goal.

This victory is important for two main reasons:

– Lebanon is still undefeated after 15 games.

– It’s the first victory against the Nashama since 1999.

The Lebanese League will start on September 15th, so the local players did not have an optimal fitness condition but they showed a strong character.

One thing that was really obvious is the Lebanese defense that was compact. Mahdi Khalil made two decisive saves : https://youtu.be/wf3OqNHvpIQ

You can watch the main opportunities of the Cedars here:


Cesc Fabregas enjoyed Bugiel’s goal!

Next game: Lebanon vs Oman | King Abdullah II Stadium, Amman | September 9 at 7pm

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.