Exciting young Manly Warringah Sea Eagles winger Bilal Maarbani has been named in the Lebanon team for their clash against France in the Rugby League World Cup.

Maarbani has been named on the interchange bench by Lebanon Coach Brad Fittler where he can cover full-back, wing, and centre. The clash against France will be played at Canberra Stadium on Sunday.

The selection of Maarbani caps off a huge season for the 19-year-old who played a starring role in Manly’s Holden Cup Grand Final victory over Parramatta.

Maarbani scored seven tries in 14 matches for the Sea Eagles this season, including two doubles against the Melbourne Storm and the Wests Tigers.He also kicked 13 goals when used as a part-time kicker.

France v Lebanon, Canberra Stadium, 4pm Sunday October 29, Live on 7mate

LEBANON

1   Anthony LAYOUN
2   Travis ROBSINSON
3   James ELIAS
4   Jason WEHBE
5   Abbas MISKI
6   Mitchell MOSES
7   Robbie FARAH
8   Timothy MANNAH
9   Michael LICHAA
10   Alex TWAL
11   Chris SAAB
12   Ahmad ELLAZ
13   Nick KASSIS
14   Mitchell MAMARY
15   Elias SUKKAR
16   Jaleel SEVE-DERBAS
17   Andrew KAZZI

18   Adam DOUEIHI
19   Bilal MAARBANI
20   Jamie CLARK
21   Danny BARAKAT