Former Worthing forward gets international call

Omar Bugiel in action for Worthing last season. Picture by Stephen Goodger
Omar Bugiel in action for Worthing last season. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Former Worthing Football Club striker Omar Bugiel has been called into the Lebanon squad.

Bugiel, 22, who made the switch to now League Two outfit Forest Green Rovers from Woodside Road back in February, has received his first-ever international call-up.

The forward will travel with the squad for a training camp in Malaysia on Saturday.

Lebanon are then set to face the United Arab Emirates in a friendly three days later, before taking on Malaysia in a AFC Asian Cup qualifier on June 13.

Bugiel is the only new face to be named in the squad and one of only two players to have been selected from a European league.

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