Malta & Lebanon to clash for Phoenician Cup

Zack Wilson

Lebanon are set to face Malta in Australia on Saturday May 6, as their warm-up for the World Cup gathers pace.

New Cedars coach Ivan Cleary will see his new team in action, with the fixture to be staged at the New Era Stadium in Cabramatta.

This will be the third meeting between the nations, with Lebanon having won the first two.

Lebanon U-18’s will play a Maltese Heritage U-18s as one fo the curtain raisers to the main event, and there will be an inaugural outing for the Malta Women’s team in another of the games before the big match.

Cultural events and food stalls around the stadium will give the whole event a carnival feel.