Al Kharaitiyat SC

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Al-Kharaitiyat SC
Logo
Full name Al Kharaitiyat Sports Club[1][2]
Nickname(s) Thunders
الصواعق
Founded 1996; 18 years ago (1996)
Ground Al-Khawr Stadium
Al Khor, Qatar
Ground Capacity 20,000
Chairman Hamad bin Thamer
Head Coach Bertrand Marchand
League Qatar Stars League
2013–14 Qatar Stars League, 12th
Website Club home page
Current season

Al Kharaitiyat SC (Arabic: نادي الخريطيات‎) is a Qatari sports club, best known for its football team of the Qatar Stars League. They are a relatively new club, having been formed in 1996 in the Al Kharaitiyat region. They won the Qatari Second Division in 2004 meaning that they would play in the QSL the following season, however they were relegated on their very first season in the top flight. They once again regained their position in the Qatar Stars League in the 2008–09 season and have remained there as of the 2013–14 season.[2][3]

History[edit]

Al Kharaitiyat is among the newest sports clubs in Qatar, having been formed in 1996 as Al-Hilal. Among the founders were:

Upon its formation it was entered into the Qatari Second Division. After winning the second division title in 2004, they earned a spot in the top tier. Shortly after, the club was renamed to its current name, Al Kharaitiyat, on 19 October 2004 by decision of the vice-president of the Qatar Olympic Committee in order to better represent the district it is located in. In 2008 the team was promoted to the Qatar Stars League.

Supporters[edit]

A fan club was established in 2008 after the team won promotion to the Qatar Stars League.[4]

Stadium history[edit]

Stadium Period
Qatar SC Stadium ××–2012[5]
Al-Khawr Stadium 2012–present

Honours[edit]

Domestic
Winners (1): 20004
Runners Up (1): 2012

Current squad[edit]

First team[edit]

Al Kharaitiyat in October 2011
As of 22 September 2012[6]

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

No. Position Player
1 Qatar GK Saeid Torkaman
2 Qatar DF Sulaiman Al Nassr
3 Brazil DF Domingos
5 Qatar DF Naief Al Enezi
6 Qatar DF Turki Aman
7 Qatar MF Adel Lami
8 Qatar MF Nabeel Anwer
10 Qatar MF Mohammed Al-Yazeedi
11 Qatar MF Abdulla Al Battat
12 Ivory Coast DF Assie Koua Vivien
13 Qatar DF Hamad Al Shamari
14 Sudan DF Mohammed Salam
15 Qatar MF Mohammed Yasser
16 Qatar GK Khalifa N'Diaye
17 Qatar MF Laith Faisel
18 Qatar MF Ibrahim Jamal
19 Qatar FW Ahmed Motaab
No. Position Player
21 Qatar MF Abdulaziz Karim
22 Egypt MF Mahmoud Saad
24 Qatar DF Saleh Enad
25 Tunisia DF Mahdi Khammasi
27 Qatar DF Fawaz Aman
29 Democratic Republic of the Congo FW Yves Diba Ilunga
31 Qatar GK Mostafa Crdine
33 Qatar DF Khalid Jaberti
39 Senegal FW Issiar Dia
42 Qatar MF Abdulkareem Al Shammari
70 Qatar FW Abdulaziz Al Ansari
77 Qatar MF Waleed Jassem
91 Qatar FW Ahmed Al Sada
92 Qatar MF Abdulla Al Shammari
93 Qatar MF Mohammed Hussain
99 Qatar FW Fahad Saket Al-Shammari
-- Jordan MF Hassan Abdel-Fattah

Players registered as professionals[edit]

QSL clubs are limited to 4 foreign professionals (3 + 1 Asian) per squad.[7]
Last update: 20 August 2014.[8]

Professional players

Non-professional foreigners

Personnel[edit]

Club staff[edit]

Last updated 30 December 2011.[9]

 
Coaching staff
Head coach France Bertrand Marchand
Assistant coach Tunisia Tawfik Zaaboub
Goalkeeping coach Serbia Zoran Stojanovic
Fitness coach Tunisia Raffick Bouesry
Performance Analyst England Adams Greg
Technical staff
Team manager Qatar Abdulnasser Al-Saadi
Director of football Qatar Khalifa bin Thamer
Deputy director Qatar Mansour Musa

Management[edit]

Position Staff
President Sheikh Hamad bin Thamer Al Thani
Vice-president Mohammed bin Jabr
General secretary Abdulrahman Al-Kaabi
Assistant secretary Hassan Batal Al-Otaibi
Board member Sheikh Khalifa bin Thamer Al Thani
Treasurer Abdul Rahim Mohammed Khalil

Last updated: December 2011
Source: Board of Directors

Managerial history[edit]

Last updated 3 June 2013.

Notes[edit]

Note 1: Sheikh Hamad bin Thamer Al Thani served as the first president of the club.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sports Clubs". Qatar Olympic Committee. Retrieved 20 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Qatar Stars League: Regular Season". Soccerway. Retrieved 17 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Qatar Stars League: Standings". Qatar: National League. FIFA. Retrieved 9 November 2011. 
  4. ^ "عن نادي المشجعين". alkharaitiyat.com. Retrieved 23 May 2013. 
  5. ^ "المنشآت" (in Arabic). alkharaitiyat. Retrieved 23 May 2013. 
  6. ^ "Al Kharaitiyat squad". Qatar Stars League. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 
  7. ^ "اعتماد تسجيل أربعة لاعبين أجانب في الموسم الجديد". alkass.net. 17 June 2014. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  8. ^ "موقع الكأس يرصد حركة الانتقالات قبل إنطلاق الدوري". alkass.net. 19 August 2014. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 
  9. ^ "الجهاز الفني و الإداري" (in Arabic). alkharaitiyat.com. Retrieved 23 May 2013. 

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