Al Jahra SC

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Al Jahra SC
نادي الجهراء
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Full name Al Jahra Sporting Club
Nickname(s) Sons of the Martyrs ( أبناء الشهداء )
Founded 1966; 48 years ago (1966)
Ground Al Shabab Mubarak Alaiar Stadium
Jahra, Kuwait
Ground Capacity 17,000
Chairman D'Ham AL-Shammari
Manager Montenegro Miodrag Radulović
League Kuwaiti Premier League
2012/13 5th

Al Jahra Sporting Club (Arabic: نادي الجهراء الرياضي‎) is a Kuwaiti professional football (soccer) club based in Jahra City. They won the Kuwaiti league (the old name of Kuwaiti Premier League) once, in 1990. They participated in the Kuwaiti Premier League 21 times, most recently in the 2007–2008 season. Al Jahra reached the Kuwait Emir Cup final twice in recent times, 1996 and 2002, where they lost to Al Arabi 1–2 and Kuwait Club 0–1.

Al Jahra Sporting Club also offers various sports such as basketball, volleyball, boxing, and prides itself in Fencing. Al Jahra Sporting Club has achieved both national and international fencing gold medals; training some of Asia's best fencers under the guidance of Head Coach, Captain Abdullah.

Achievements[edit]

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 Kuwait GK Abdullah Ali Suaidan
2 Kuwait DF Nawaf Fayez
3 Kuwait DF Sultan Atshan
4 Kuwait FW Hummoud Melfi (on loan from Al Salibikhaet)
5 Kuwait DF Aurens Al Shammari
6 Brazil DF Nino Santos
7 Kuwait FW Mohammad Dahash
9 Kuwait FW Saud Al Ghemlas
10 Kuwait MF Mohamed Saad
12 Kuwait FW Faisal Zayed
14 Kuwait MF Abdulrahman Al Sarbal
15 Kuwait MF Talal Adnan
16 Kuwait MF Mashaal Owaid
17 Kuwait MF Meshaal Mlabesh
19 Kuwait MF Saud Al Sarbal
20 Kuwait MF Meshaal Manahi
No. Position Player
21 Kuwait GK Sattam Al Hussaini
22 Kuwait GK Bandar Manhar
23 Kuwait FW Ibrahim Al Otaibi
25 Kuwait DF Ahmed Hassan Hamoud
27 Kuwait FW Fahad Bajea
28 Angola MF André Macanga (captain)
80 Kuwait MF Faisal Zaid
88 Kuwait MF Abdulaziz Nasser
91 Kuwait MF Talal Al Shammari
97 Kuwait FW Saad Al Waleed
99 Egypt MF Youssef Walid
Kuwait DF Athbi Al Salili
Kuwait MF Khaled Nayef
Kuwait MF Fahad Thunayan
Brazil FW Vinícius Lopes

This seasons transfers[edit]

In

Out

AFC Asian Cup Players[edit]

1996 AFC Asian Cup United Arab Emirates

2000 AFC Asian Cup Lebanon

2012 Africa Cup of Nations  Gabon /  Equatorial Guinea

Club coaches[edit]

Years Name Nationality
1984–86 Antal Szentmihályi Hungary
1986–87 Allan Jones England
1990 Saleh Zakaria Kuwait
1993–94 Jefico Bulgaria
1994 Abdulqader Al Ejayan Kuwait
1995–96 Volla Italy
1996 Karim Salman Kuwait
1997–98 Diethelm Ferner Germany
1998–99 Alexandru Moldovan Romania
1999 Karim Salman Kuwait
2000–01 Karim Salman Kuwait
2001 Jawad Maqseed Kuwait
2001–03 Abdulqader Al Ejayan Kuwait
2003–04 Grigore Sichitiu Romania
2004 Florin Motroc Romania
2006–07 Aurel Ticleanu Romania
2007 Ghlafis Al Ajmi Kuwait
2007–08 Alexander Klebar European Union
2008-09 Marian Mihail Romania
2009 Saleh Al Asfor Kuwait
2009–10 Zijad Švrakić Bosnia and Herzegovina
2010– Ginés de Silva Brazil

GCC Championship[edit]

1992: 6th position
2012: Quarterfinal
2014: Quarterfinal
Season Competition Round Club Home Away
1992 GCC Champions League Group Bahrain Riffa 2–2
Group Qatar Al Rayyan 0–1
Group Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal 0–1
Group United Arab Emirates Al Shabab 0–3
Group Oman Dhofar 0–0
2012 GCC Champions League Group Oman Fanja SC 2–2 1–1
Group Bahrain Muharraq 1–0 0–1
QuarterFinal Qatar Al-Khor not held 0–1
2014 GCC Champions League Group Oman Saham Club 3–4 1–1
Group Saudi Arabia Al-Raed 2–2 3–2
Quarterfinal United Arab Emirates Al-Nasr 2–2(aet)
(2–4) pso)
2012: First Round
Season Competition Round Club Home Away
2012 Arab Champions League Prelimenary Round Saudi Arabia Al-Fateh 1–2 0–1

Matches[edit]

Home Result Away Team
Al Jahra Kuwait 7–1 Kuwait Al Salibikhaet
Al Jahra Kuwait 5–0 Kuwait Yarmouk
Al Jahra Kuwait 5–0 Kuwait Khaitan
Al Jahra Kuwait 3–2 Spain Racing de Santander
Al Jahra Kuwait 2–2 Spain CD Baskonia

Club Sponsors[edit]

  • Kuwait Al Shahed
  • Kuwait Al Jeraiwey

External links[edit]