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Doueihi Retains His Spot In 21 Man Squad

RLWC England vs Lebanon at the Sydney Football Stadium. Picture : NRL Photos/Gregg Porteous
RLWC England vs Lebanon at the Sydney Football Stadium. Picture : NRL Photos/Gregg Porteous

Souths young gun Adam Doueihi has retained his spot in the centres for Lebanon’s final group A encounter against competition favourites Australia.

Doueihi will be playing his third game of this Rugby League world cup despite of veteran Chris Saab.

Saab who made way for Doueihi after suffering a concussion in the warm up to Lebanon's opening game, is a good friend of captain and South's player Robbie Farah and the two now will have a chance to play alongside one another.

Veteran Chris Saab also returns to the starting team after getting a concussion in the warm up to Lebanon's opening game against France, which allowed Doueihi to make his debut for the Cedars. 

Saab is also a good friend of captain Robbie Farah, where the two 

Lebanon will have a monumental task on their hands if they want to claim their second ever victory at a World Cup, with the Kangaroos coming off a dominate performance against France.

If Lebanon were to lose, they will be doing their best to avoid a thrashing with France still an outside chance to beat England in game the French have nothing to lose. 

See below the full 21 man squad.

1) Anthony Layoun (Parramatta) 
2.) Travis Robinson (Redfern All Blacks)
3) James Elias (Wests Newcastle) 
4) Adam Doueihi (South Sydney)
5) Abbas Miski (North Sydney)
6) Mitchell Moses (VC – Parramatta)
7) Robbie Farah (C – South Sydney)
8) Tim Mannah (Parramatta)
9) Michael Lichaa (Bulldogs)
10) Alex Twal (Wests Tigers)
11) Chris Saab (Guildford)
12) Ahmad Ellaz (Auburn Warriors)
13) Nick Kassis (Wentworthville Magpies)

Interchange

14) Mitchell Mamary (Auburn Warriors)
15) Ray Moujalli (Canterbury Bulldogs)
16) Jamie Clark (Auburn Warriors)
17) Andrew Kazzi (Wests Tigers)

18) Jason Wehbe (unattached) 
19) Danny Barakat (Wentworthville Magpies) 
20) Elias Sukkar (Auburn Warriors)
21) Daniel Abou-Sleiman (Newtown Jets)

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