Basil Zaradi is one of the famous players in the Lebanese team (Agence France Presse).
The Lebanese national team will meet its Qatari side tomorrow Friday at the iconic 80,000-capacity “Lusail” stadium to kick off the 2023 Asian Cup, and with that, all eyes will be on the identity of the winner. , especially since most of the nominations are for the benefit of Annabi, the Asian champion, who plays on home soil and among its fans.
Here we review 3 factors that could be a positive point for the Lebanon national team:
Coach Radulovich's tricks
The Lebanese national team brought in Montenegrin coach Medoraj Radulovic a short time ago to lead the Cedar men in this tournament, and he followed Nikola Rucevic into the role shortly before.
Radulovic knows the mentality of the Lebanese player very well, and if some names have changed from the 2019 edition, he knows the abilities of the names he has, and this thing is considered a positive point for him, knowing that the Montenegrin coach's trick. Always organised, and known for his ability to close gaps in front…opponent and defensive formation, and a draw against Qatar would taste like a victory.
Lebanon national team preparations and morale
Entering the Asia Cup in good spirits is an important factor for the players and the technical director, and it will be a huge motivation for them to try to achieve a positive result in the opening match watched by the fans.
Before traveling to Qatar, the Cheddar national team beat their Jordanian side 2-1 in an absence from the media and public. This point was repeated in Doha, where it faced its Saudi counterpart. Roberto Mancini lost 1-0 to a team that included many famous names.
Many professionals and locals
The Lebanese national team includes some players that can add to its lineup. Apart from the local names, there are some famous names and here we mention Sonny Chad, a professional in Malaysia. He is well known to his enemies. He has played 37 internationals before. The same goes for Bangkok United star Basil Jradi, who previously played professionally in Cyprus and is known for his attacking prowess. There are also 3 names who have not featured in many clashes. Here's 30-year-old English player Umar Shaban in the second division of Wimbledon. We also mention Gabriel Bitter (3 international matches) who is active in the Vancouver club. Canadian, his last name is Daniel Gurdi, Mexican Atlante player (6 internationals).