Sporting Kansas City forward Saad receives Lebanon call-up

Sporting Kansas City’s Soony Saad has been called up to the Lebanon national team.

Sporting Kansas City’s Soony Saad has been called up to the Lebanon national team.

The 21-year old Michigan-born forward, who scored on debut for the Lebanese team in May, has been selected by Giuseppe Giannini for two upcoming 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers against Kuwait on November 15 and Iran on November 19.

"I am thrilled to be selected by the Lebanese National Team and I'm excited to make an impact on the international stage," Saad said.

"Hopefully, I'll bring back some good experience to Sporting Kansas City and help us make it to MLS Cup."

Saad, who has scored four goals in 25 MLS outings this season, will be back from international duty in time for SKC’s MLS Conference final second leg against Houston Dynamo following the weekend’s 0-0 draw in Texas.

 
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