Eleven Football Pro wins the Lebanese Women’s Football Cup | sport


The “Eleven Football Pro” team won the Lebanese Women’s Cup for the first time in its history by defeating “Beirut Academy” 5-4 on penalties after the end of normal time with a 2-2 draw in the final match that was held at Fouad Chehab Stadium in Jounieh.
The match began with an attack from Beirut Academy, hoping to open the scoring with an early goal, and after several dangerous attempts, Yara Sorour managed to score in the 41st minute, which returned and consolidated the result for her team with a second goal (50).
Eleven Football Pro waited until the second half to score, as Christy Maalouf managed in the 64th minute to reduce the difference with a pass from Natalie Matar.
Elvin Football continued its control of the game and posed a threat to Beirut Academy’s goal in several attempts.
After the match appeared to be destined to be decided in favor of Beirut Academy, Matar scored the equalizer for Elvin in the 88th minute from a free kick to end the match in a 2-2 draw and go to penalty kicks to decide the winner’s identity.
Member of the Executive Committee of the Lebanese Football Association and Chairman of the Women’s Football Committee, George Solag, handed the championship trophy to Eleven Football Pro team captain Natalie Matar.
The gold medals were distributed to the first place holder and the silver medals of the Beirut Academy, in addition to medals of appreciation to the judges of the final match.
The match was led by referee Haneen Marei, assisted by Jana Haider, Diana Fakhran and Rayan Mamlouk as fourth official, and Hambek Misakian watched the match.
Source: Tarek Berjawi (Al-Liwa website)


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