Al-Taawon FC

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Full name Al-Taawoun
Founded 1956
Ground King Abdullah Sport City Stadium, 25,000 capacity
Buraidah, Saudi Arabia
Manager Portugal José Manuel Gomes
League Saudi Professional League
2013-14 5th

Al-Taawoun ("Cooperation" Arabic: التعاون‎) is a Saudi Arabian football (soccer) team in Buraidah city playing at the Saudi Professional League.

The club is well known in Saudi Arabia and has great wide supporters and fans. The primary sport at the club is football but also shows interests in social and cultures activities.


At the beginning of the establishment of the club was named "Club Saudi youth" Among the most prominent founders at the time the benefit Allowabla the first president of the club. After the founding of the club four years has been registered officially under the auspices of young people and that was in 1960. Has also been recognized as a club official authorized by the General Presidency for Youth Welfare in April 1963. Football Akaddmoma the most prominent achievements is to get first team football at the King's Cup and the summer of 1990, and this achievement is unprecedented not only on the level of first division clubs, not at the level of Saudi club Al-Qaseem. In 1995 rose for the first time in its history to the Saudi Premier League, and dropped after one season, and returned in 1997 to the Premier League, and dropped after one season, and returned to climb in 2010. The team pulled off a shocker in the 2014-2015 Saudi Professional League when they had 8-time league winners Al-Ittihad down 4-0 by the 60th minute of their hometown match. Al-Ittihad managed to score 3 goals and the game ended 4-3 with the final whistle.

Current squad[edit]

As of 1 September 2014

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Saudi Arabia GK Yazid Al-Sayah
22 Saudi Arabia GK Abdulla Al-Ghamdi
23 Saudi Arabia GK Sultan Al-Ghamdi
24 Saudi Arabia GK Faisal Al-Marqab
66 Saudi Arabia GK Basem Alatalah
4 Kenya DF David Ochieng
16 Saudi Arabia DF Nayef Mousa
17 Saudi Arabia DF Mahmoud Muaaz
19 Saudi Arabia DF Adnan Falatah
28 Saudi Arabia DF Abdulla Al-Shammeri
30 Saudi Arabia DF Abdulla Al-Dakhil
33 Saudi Arabia DF Yassen Hamza
88 Saudi Arabia DF Majed Hazzazi
5 Jordan MF Shadi Abu Hash'hash
7 Saudi Arabia MF Saleh Al-Mohaimeed
No. Position Player
8 Saudi Arabia MF Fahad Hamad
10 Syria MF Jehad Al-Hussain
13 Saudi Arabia MF Ahmed Karanshi
18 Saudi Arabia MF Madallah Alolayan
20 Saudi Arabia MF Abdurahman Al-Harbi
21 Saudi Arabia MF Naif Al-Oraifi
49 Saudi Arabia MF Sultan Al-Sawadi
50 Saudi Arabia MF Ahmed Al-Turki
77 Saudi Arabia MF Ibrahim Al-Telhi
14 Cameroon FW Paul Alo'o
15 Saudi Arabia FW Bader Al-Khamis
70 Saudi Arabia FW Ismael Al-Magrebi
90 Saudi Arabia FW Thamer Almeshauqeh
92 Saudi Arabia FW Abdulla Al-Shwiaer



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