Adnan Al Sharqi facts for kids
Al Sharqi with Lebanon at the 1966 Arab Cup
|Full name||Adnan Hussein Mekdache|
|Date of birth||15 November 1941|
|Place of birth||Beirut, Lebanese Republic|
|Date of death||1 June 2021(aged 79)|
|Place of death||Beirut, Lebanon|
Adnan Hussein Mekdache (Arabic: عدنان حسين مكداشcode: ar is deprecated ; 15 November 1941 – 1 June 2021), commonly known as Adnan Al Sharqi (Arabic: عدنان الشرقي, lit. 'Adnan the Oriental'code: ar is deprecated ), was a Lebanese football player and manager.
Al Sharqi represented Lebanon at the 1966 Arab Cup, scoring two goals in a 2–1 win over Kuwait on 5 April 1966.
Al Sharqi also coached the Lebanon national team between 1974 and 2008, coaching for 11 years.
On 1 June 2021, Al Sharqi died in the Military Hospital in Beirut, Lebanon after struggling with illness.
- Scores and results list Lebanon's goal tally first, score column indicates score after each Al Sharqi goal.
|1||5 April 1966||Al-Kashafa Stadium, Baghdad, Iraq||Kuwait||1–0||2–1||1966 Arab Cup|
Adnan Al Sharqi Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.