venue: Makis Stadium, Belgrade
3rd July 2016
Full Match Report
BELGRADE TROPHY - 3RD PLACE PLAY-OFF
Lebanon's Junior Cedars ended their trip to Serbia on a high, winning the play-off game against novices Vitez from Bosnia and Herzegovina after a disapointing loss to Serbia on Friday in the opening game. Second row Omar Knio was Lebanon's best, scoring their opening try after 20 minutes and kicking four goals.
“We were annoyed with the way we lost against the hosts but the most important thing was a chance to compete against quality sides which helps us grow as a team,“ commented Lebanon head coach Nayef Abi-Said.
The Belgrade Trophy was a first tournament experince for the Vitez squad which has only been in existence a year.Their coach Dado Vrebac acknowledged that there is a lot of hard work ahead: “We defnitely are not up to this level but we are going to train hard and take maximum lessons from these two games. The boys have been enthused being involved.“
Sin bin: Mateo Šola (18)
Raphael Nehme, Aram Papajean, Abband Abon Elias, Ceter Ghossein, Tarrik Nassib, Jean-Marc Maroun, Elia Allam, Jibran Kouramson, Stephano Tabri, Nicolas Elia, Omar Knio, Elie Talhn, Assaad Feghali. Subs: Hady Ishandor, Bahir Ali, Nadim Eghali, George Karam
VITEZ U18 (BOSNIA)
Martin Martić, Mateo Šola, Gabrijel Golić, Željko Rajić, Martin Vrhovac, Marin Maros, Mateo Skopljak, Tino Šarić, Danijel Alilović, Dejan Grbovac, Mario Žubić, Valentino Ramljak. Subs: Patrik Mišković, Stjepan Križanac, Boris Batalija.