Al-Wehdat SC

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Al-Wehdat SC
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Full name Al-Wehdat Sports Club of Amman
Nickname(s) المارد الاخضر
Al-Mared Al-Akhdar
(The Greens Ultras)
Founded 1956; 58 years ago (1956)
Ground King Abdullah Stadium
Ground Capacity 20,000
Chairman Tareq Khouri
Manager Abdullah Abu Zema
League Jordan League
2013–14 Jordan League, 1st
Website Club home page
Current season

Al-Wehdat Sports Club (Arabic: نادي الوحدات الرياضي‎) is a Jordanian sports club founded in 1956. The club is based in and represents the Amman New Camp, a Palestinian refugee camp which is also known as Al-Wehdat. In football, it has a fierce rivalry with Al-Faisaly. There are several other sports offered in the club, such as volleyball, basketball, and table tennis.

Achievements[edit]

1980, 1987, 1991, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2014
1982, 1985, 1989, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014
1982–1983, 1983–1984, 1988–1989, 1995–1996, 2002–2003, 2004–2005, 2008–2009, 2009–2010, 2010–2011
1989, 1992, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2008 , 2009, 2010, 2011

Performance in AFC competitions[edit]

2002–03: Qualifying West – 2nd round
1996: First round
2006: Semi-finals
2007: Semi-finals
2008: Group stage
2009: Group stage
2010: Group stage
2011: Semi-finals
2012: Quarter-finals
2000/01: Quarter-Finals
2001/02: Second round

Current squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
1 Jordan GK Amer Shafia
3 Ivory Coast DF Musa Ouattara
6 Jordan DF Basem Fat'hi
7 Jordan FW Munther Abu Amarah
8 Jordan MF Amer Deeb (vice-captain)
9 Jordan FW Mahmoud Za'tara
11 Jordan MF Ahmed Elias
12 Jordan MF Ahmed Sariweh
14 Jordan MF Saleh Rateb
16 Jordan DF Feras Shelbaieh
No. Position Player
17 Jordan MF Raja'i Ayed
18 Jordan DF Munther Raja
19 Jordan FW Laith Al-Bashtawi
20 State of Palestine MF Murad Ismail Said
21 Jordan FW Bilal Qwaider
22 Jordan GK Mahmoud Qandeel
23 Jordan DF Mohammad Al-Maharmeh
24 Jordan MF Ahmed Al-Shaalan
27 Jordan FW Ahmed Hisham
30 Jordan GK Malek Shelabia
31 Jordan GK Mohammad Abu Nabhan
37 Jordan FW Baha' Faisal
38 Senegal FW Hajj Malek
38 Jordan DF Tareq Khattab
39 Jordan MF Samir Raja

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Date Pos. Name From Fee
June 2013 MF Jordan Amer Deeb United Arab Emirates Ittihad Kalba Free
June 2013 DF Ivory Coast Musa Ouattara Jordan Al Ramtha Undisclosed
June 2013 MF State of Palestine Murad Ismail Said State of Palestine Hilal Al-Quds Undisclosed
August 2013 FW Nigeria Daniel Olerum Serbia Sloboda Užice $70K
January 2014 FW Jordan Mahmoud Za'tara Bahrain Al Busaiteen Free
January 2014 FW Syria Moataz Salhani Jordan That Ras $25K

Out[edit]

Date Pos. Name To Fee
June 2013 MF Jordan Mohammad Jamal Retired
June 2013 DF Syria Belal Abduldaim Oman Al Suwaiq Free
June 2013 DF Syria Ahmad Deeb Bahrain Al Manama Free
June 2013 MF Jordan Hazem Jawdat Oman Sohar Free
June 2013 FW Jordan Abdallah Deeb Saudi Arabia Al Orobah $250K
June 2013 MF Jordan Issa Al-Sabah Jordan Shabab Al Ordon Undisclosed
January 2014 FW Nigeria Daniel Olerum Unattached Released
January 2014 FW Jordan Mahmoud Shelbaieh Bahrain East Riffa $70K

Loan out[edit]

Date From Date To Position Name To
August 2013 June 2014 FW Jordan Amer Abu Hwaiti Jordan Manshia Bani Hasan
August 2013 June 2014 MF Jordan Malik Al-Barghouthi Jordan Manshia Bani Hasan
August 2013 June 2014 DF Jordan Ahmed Abu Halawa Jordan That Ras
August 2013 June 2014 MF Jordan Osama Abu Toaymeh Jordan Al Sareeh
January 2014 June 2014 MF Jordan Rami Radaideh Jordan Manshia Bani Hasan

Top scorers[edit]

Place Position Nationality Number Name Premier League FA Cup Total
1 MF Jordan 13 Ra'fat Ali 8 3 11
2 FW Jordan 7 Munther Abu Amarah 5 5 10
3 FW Jordan 9 Mahmoud Za'tara 4 3 7
FW Jordan Mahmoud Shelbaieh 4 3 7
4 MF Jordan 5 Hassan Abdel-Fattah 2 2 4
MF Jordan 8 Amer Deeb 1 3 4
6 MF Jordan 11 Ahmed Elias 2 0 2
MF State of Palestine 20 Murad Ismail Said 0 2 2
FW Nigeria Daniel Olerum 0 2 2
11 FW Jordan 21 Bilal Qwaider 1 0 1
FW Syria 10 Moataz Salhani 1 0 1
DF Ivory Coast 3 Musa Ouattara 1 0 1
DF Jordan 38 Tareq Khattab 1 0 1
FW Jordan 19 Laith Al-Bashtawi 0 1 1
/ / / / Own Goals 1 5 6
TOTALS 31 29 60

Current technical staff[edit]

Position Staff
First team head coach Abdullah Abu Zema
Assistant coach Ghiath Al-Tamimi
Goalkeeping coach Othman Barhouma
Team doctor Ma'moun Harb
Managing director Mohammad Jamal

Source:[citation needed]

Former/notable players[edit]

Managerial history[edit]

Last update: 21 February 2013[1]

Team Info[edit]

Fans[edit]

Al Wehdat have the largest number of fans in Jordan and the club has fans in almost every city in Jordan. There are about 3 million Al Wehdat fans in Jordan.

Sponsorship[edit]

  • Official sponsor: Zain

Kit providers[edit]

Past wins and rankings[edit]

Derby of Jordan[edit]

Derby of Jordan is a football traditional game which combines clubs Al-Wehdat and Al-Faisaly and these games received great interest among the sports community on the Domestic and Arab level to afford the sensitivities and a long history between the two teams with meetings since 1975:

# Tournament Al-Faisaly Wins Al-Wehdat Wins Draws Total Al-Faisaly Goals Al-Wehdat Goals
1 Jordan Premier League 26 28 22 76 67 73
2 Jordan FA Cup 6 8 5 19 25 27
3 Jordan FA Shield 8 5 3 16 19 14
4 Jordan Super Cup 4 5 2 11 13 13
5 AFC Cup 3 0 1 4 4 2
6 Total 47 46 33 126 128 129

Asian Football Clubs (by IFFHS)[edit]

Rankings are calculated by the IFFHS.[2]

AFC IFFHS Club Points
1 80 South Korea Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 130,5
2 82 Iran Zob Ahan Isfahan FC 128,0
3 90 Japan Kashima Antlers 123,5
4 94 South Korea Suwon Samsung Bluewings 121,0
5 100 Japan Gamba Osaka 119,5
6 113 Indonesia Persipura Jayapura 113,5
7 116 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal FC 112,0
8 125 Japan Cerezo Osaka 108,0
9 131 Jordan Al-Wahdat SC 105,0
10 136 Iran Sepahan F.C. 103,5
11 148 Japan Nagoya Grampus 100,0
12 156 South Korea FC Seoul 98,5
13 158 Kuwait Qadsia SC 97,5
14 176 Indonesia Sriwijaya F.C. 93,5
15 185 South Korea Jeju United 91,0
16 200 Indonesia Persib Bandung 87,5
17 201 Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab Riyadh 87,0
= 201 Saudi Arabia Al-Ittihad Jeddah 87,0
19 204 Uzbekistan Nasaf Qarshi 86,0
= 204 Qatar Al-Sadd Club 86,0

Last updated December 1st, 2009

References[edit]

  1. ^ "هؤلاء من درّبوا الوحدات عبر التاريخ". alweehdat.net. Retrieved 21 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "TOP 350 Club World Ranking". IFFHS. 1 December 2009. 

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