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Lebanon beat Egypt in the final of Sharm El Sheikh beach soccer tournament

Posted on June 12, 2015

Lebanon Beach Soccer

The Lebanese team were crowned champions of the Sharm El Sheikh International Tournament  beating 5-3. 

The tournament, which was held from 8-12 June, saw the participation of six nations: Egypt, England, Hungary, Kuwait, , and Romania.

Lebanon overcame England in the semi-final while Egypt beat Romania to set up a tense all-arab clash in the final.

Lebanon took the lead early on before Egypt turned the score around to make it 2-1.

The Egyptians then had to come from behind again to end the second period at 3-3.

Lebanon had the edge in the third and final period scoring two unanswered goals to win the final 3-5.

Lebanon’s goalkeeper Mohamed Chukr won the best goalkeeper of the tournament award.

Meanwhile, in the third place game, England claimed a bronze medal after beating Romania 8-1.



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