Posts by Charbel

The rare site of rivals sitting side-by-side at the El Clasico of Legends football match Friday night was appeasing to Lebanon at a time when its politicians struggle to do the same.  Former stars of Barcelona and Real Madrid donned the colors of their former clubs in front of a crowd which saw some fans make the trip to Beirut from across the Arab world. Just over 20,000 fans packed into Camille Chamoun Sports City Stadium, which witnessed a game under its bright lights with heightened security, where they enjoyed a pregame show with English and traditional folk music and

The sixth edition of the Francophone Games opened yesterday at the Camille Chamoun Stadium in Beirut, in a magical show combining dance, music and song, celebrating the history of Lebanon and the values held by the Francophonie. The Games of La Francophonie have started last night at Camille Chamoun Stadium, but two days ago already, with the first qualifying event in football. The teams from Rwanda, Morocco and Senegal still have clashed in a friendly atmosphere, with fair play, like the values that the Games want to promote. And after this first step last night in the biggest stadium Lebanese

Qualifications for FIFA World Cup 2010: Lebanon finishes with one more defeat BEIRUT – The Lebanese national football team ended the games leading to the playoffs of the World Cup 2010 (South Africa) just as they began it: with a defeat. Yesterday, Lebanon lost at Camille Chamoun Sports City Stadium in Beirut in front of Singapore with a score of 2 to 1, during a game with no issue. The two teams were not qualified for the next round. Lebanon should quickly turn the page and prepare for the qualifications of the Asian Cup 2011 that will take place in