Mon, 30 Nov, -0001
Beirut: AFC President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa will arrive in Beirut today in an official two-day visit to attend the opening of the first phase as well as laying the founding stone of the second stage of the Michel Suleiman Sports Village.
The opening of the project, dedicated to youth, will take place at Al Jubail City and is held under the patronage of Lebanese President Michel Suleiman.
Also during his visit, Shaikha Salman will be receiving the National Order of Cedar from the Lebanese President during a special reception to be held on Monday at Baabda District.
The Lebanese President decided to give the award to the AFC President in recognition of his service to football in Asia.
Shaikh Salman has also set up several meeting with the President and members of the Lebanese Football Association to discuss ways to strengthen cooperation between the two parties in order to boost the game in Lebanon at all levels.