Lebanese Second Division

The Lebanese Second Division (Arabic: الدوري اللبناني الدرجة الثانية‎) is the second division of Lebanese football. Established in 1934, it is controlled by the Lebanese Football Association. The 12 teams that participate in the league play each other twice, once at home and once away, with the champions and the second placed team qualifying to the Lebanese Premier League to replace the bottom two teams.[1]

Lebanese Second Division
Founded1934; 86 years ago (1934)
CountryLebanon
ConfederationAFC
Number of teams12
Level on pyramid2
Promotion toLebanese Premier League
Relegation toLebanese Third Division
Domestic cup(s)Lebanese FA Cup
Current championsBourj
(2018–19)
TV partnersMycujoo (Online streaming)
Websitelebanesefootballassociation.com
2019–20 Lebanese Second Division

ClubsEdit

ChampionsEdit

The following is a list of Lebanese Second Division champions.[2]

Season Champion
1934 to 1966 Unknown
1966–67 Ansar
1968 to 1975 Unknown
1975 to 1987 Canceled
1987–88 Unknown
1988–89 Mabarra
1989 to 1992 Unknown
1992–93 Akhaa Ahli
1993–94 Ahli Saida (Group A)
Harakat Al Shabab (Group B)
1995 to 1998 Unknown
1998–99 Sagesse
1999–2000 Racing Beirut
2000–01 Bourj
2001–02 Unknown
2002–03 Homenetmen
2003 to 2005 Unknown
2005–06 Shabab Sahel
Season Champion
2006–07 Chabab Ghazieh (Group A)
Racing Beirut (Group B)
2007–08 Chabab Ghazieh
2008–09 Ahli Saida
2009–10 Salam Sour
2010–11 Tripoli
2011–12 Egtmaaey Tripoli
2012–13 Salam Zgharta (Group A)
Mabarra (Group B)
2013–14 Chabab Ghazieh (Group A)
Nabi Chit (Group B)
2014–15 Egtmaaey Tripoli
2015–16 Tadamon Sour
2016–17 Shabab Arabi
2017–18 Shabab Sahel
2018–19 Bourj
2019–20 Not awarded

2019–20 seasonEdit

The following 20 clubs are competing in the Lebanese Second Division during the current 2019–20 season.[3]

Team Home city Position in 2018–19
AC Sporting Beirut 1st in the Lebanese Third Division
Ahli Nabatieh Nabatieh 6th in the Lebanese Second Division
Ahli Saida Sidon 3rd in the Lebanese Second Division
Ansar Howara Zgharta 2nd in the Lebanese Third Division
Bekaa Al-Nabi Shayth 12th in the Lebanese Premier League
Egtmaaey Tripoli 5th in the Lebanese Second Division
Islah Borj Shmali Tyre 9th in the Lebanese Second Division
Mabarra Beirut 10th in the Lebanese Second Division
Nahda Barelias Barelias 7th in the Lebanese Second Division
Nasser Bar Elias Barelias 8th in the Lebanese Second Division
Racing Beirut Beirut 11th in the Lebanese Premier League
Sagesse Beirut 4th in the Lebanese Second Division

Television rightsEdit

Mycujoo stream a selection of Lebanese Second Division games weekly.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lebanese League Second Division". www.goalzz.com. Retrieved 8 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Lebanon - List of Second Level Champions". www.rsssf.com. Retrieved 10 October 2019.
  3. ^ "Lebanese League Second Division". www.goalzz.com. Retrieved 10 October 2019.
  4. ^ mycujoo.tv. "mycujoo live football streaming: Watch Football Online". mycujoo.tv. Retrieved 15 March 2019.

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