Moussa Hojeij

Moussa Hojeij
Personal information
Full name Moussa Hojeij
Date of birth (1974-08-06) 6 August 1974
Place of birth Beirut, Lebanon
Height 174 cm (69 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Number (20) (5)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–2006 Nejmeh SC (–)
2006–2008 Al-Mabarrah 52 (5)
2008–2009 Al-Khoyol 20 (12)
2009–2011 Shabab Al-Sahel 66 (21)
2011–2014 Nejmeh SC 26 (4)
National team
1998–2002 Lebanon 33 (5)
Teams managed
2011–2014 Nejmeh SC
2014- Al-Nabi Chit

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 November 2014.

Moussa Hojeij is a Lebanese football player and manager, born on August 6, 1974. He is the manager at Al-Nabi Chit football club. He was the best player in the Al-Manar TV football festival several times, and was captain of the national team. Moussa won more than 50 caps for Lebanon. His nicknames include King Moussa and Maestro. Mousa was the first captain to hold The Lebanese Championship Cup for Nejmeh after The Civil War in 2000. Then in 2005, Nejmeh released the player, where he sign-up with Al-Mabarrah,In 2008 Houjeij signed for Lebanese Second Division club Al Khayoul,In summer of 2009 Houjeij signed with Shabab Al-Sahel, in August 2011 the nejmeh fans celebrated the return of moussa as a coach and a player and at his first season match against mabarrah he scored a goal. He also analyses the match the matches of the Lebanese national team at Al Jazeera Sports. He was considered as one of the best Lebanese players of all time.

International career

Moussa equalised in the 77th minute against Iraq at the 2000 AFC Asian Cup to bring the score to 2–2. The game was played at the Camille Chamoun Sports City Stadium.

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