Moussa Hojeij

Moussa Hojeij (Arabic: موسى حجيج‎; born 6 August 1974) is a Lebanese football manager and former player.[1] He was the best player in the Al-Manar Football Festival several times,[2] and was captain of the national team.[3] Hojeij is also an analyst for Lebanese national team matches on Al Jazeera Sports.

Moussa Hojeij
Personal information
Full name Moussa Hojeij
Date of birth (1974-08-06) 6 August 1974 (age 45)
Place of birth Beirut, Lebanon
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–2006 Nejmeh (75)
2006–2008 Mabarra (2)
2008–2009 Khoyol
2009–2011 Shabab Sahel (1)
2011–2014 Nejmeh 30 (4)
Total ? (82)
National team
1998–2002 Lebanon 33 (6)
Teams managed
2011–2013 Nejmeh
2014 Nabi Chit
2015–2016 Shabab Sahel
2016–2017 Racing Beirut
2018 Nejmeh
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

In 2000, Hojeij became the first captain to win the Lebanese Premier League title for Nejmeh after the civil war. In 2007 he was released by Nejmeh after scoring a total of 75 league goals,[4] and signed with Al-Mabarrah. In 2008 Hojeij signed for Lebanese Second Division club Al Khoyol, and in the summer of 2009 he signed with Shabab Al Sahel.

International careerEdit

Hojeij equalised in the 77th minute against Iraq at the 2000 AFC Asian Cup to bring the score to 2–2. The game was played at the Camille Chamoun Sports City Stadium.

Honours and achievementsEdit



  • Lebanese Premier League Coach of the Season: 2011–12


  1. ^ "موسى حجيج الى النجمة... بعد غياب 4 سنوات". An-Nahar. 11 December 2018. Retrieved 29 April 2019.
  2. ^ wissam Bleik (13 July 2012), مهرجان كرة المنار الرابع:موسم 1999/2000, retrieved 29 April 2019
  3. ^ "السعودية تتخطى لبنان وسوريا تخسر في كأس العرب". (in Arabic). Retrieved 29 April 2019.
  4. ^ "منتديات كووورة". Retrieved 29 April 2019.

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