Al-Wathba is a professional football club based in Homs, Syria, and they are one of the oldest Syrian clubs. Al-Wathba were founded in 1938 under the name of "Alfedaa Club" by a number of young amateur athletes who took“ Dar Aljodi- located in Alhamadiah neighborhood in Homs” as a place to practice their sport activities. In 1953 the club obtained the license, adding football, basketball games, athletics, swimming, cycling and they won the Homs championship from 1963 to 1968.
Al-Wathba is the first football club represented the city of Homs in the Syrian Premier League which started in 1973. They supplied the Syria national football team with very well known players such as ( Abd-Almasseih-Eldona, Fouad Al Ghurair - Abdel-Alim Kolko - Nasif - Salkini - Shattour - Khouri - Birini - Raslan Iyad Mando and a lot more….)
In February 2013, during the Syrian civil war, Yussef Sleiman, one of the players was killed in a mortar strike at the Tishreen stadium.