Emirates Club

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Emirates Club
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Full name Emirates Cultural Sport Club
نادي الإمارات الثقافي الرياضي
Founded 1969
Ground Emirates Club Stadium
Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
Ground Capacity 4,830
Chairman United Arab Emirates Sh. Ahmed bin Saqer Al-Qasimi
Manager Brazil Paulo Comelli
League UAE Arabian Gulf League
2012–13 UAE Division 1 Group A, 1st
(Promoted)

Emirates Club (Arabic: نادي الامارات‎) is a professional association football club based in the city of Ras al-Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates.

History[edit]

Establishment[edit]

The club was established in 1969, from a merger of the two local football teams Oman and Al Qadisiya.

The Merge[edit]

On 29 May 2011, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saqr al-Qassimi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Kayed Al Qasimi, Chairman of Emirates and Ras Al Khaimah Clubs, announced the merger of the two clubs in one club under the name Emirates Club, To be representative of the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. Decision to merge was Came on the recommendation of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr al Qasimi, Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah.[1] On 11 June 2011, Was announced The new composition of the club.[2]

Honors[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 United Arab Emirates GK Ahmed Al-Shaji
2 United Arab Emirates DF Hadef Saif
3 United Arab Emirates DF Al-Hassan Saleh
4 United Arab Emirates MF Sami Anber
5 United Arab Emirates DF Khaled Shamareikh
6 United Arab Emirates DF Mubarak Saeed
7 United Arab Emirates MF Haithem Al-Matroushi
8 United Arab Emirates MF Al-Hussain Saleh
9 United Arab Emirates FW Jamal Ibrahim
10 Brazil MF Luiz Henrique
12 East Timor MF Rodrigo Souza
13 United Arab Emirates GK Ali Saeed Saqr
14 United Arab Emirates DF Ibrahim Al-Barq
15 United Arab Emirates DF Salem Al-Zayrah
16 United Arab Emirates MF Ali Al-Rasheed
17 Argentina FW Germán Herrera
18 United Arab Emirates FW Mohammed Saeed
19 United Arab Emirates FW Mohammed Al-Shehi
21 United Arab Emirates MF Abdulla Al-Mansouri
No. Position Player
22 United Arab Emirates DF Mahmoud Hassan
23 United Arab Emirates DF Haidar Alo Ali
24 United Arab Emirates MF Khaled Anber
25 United Arab Emirates DF Abdulla Sulaiman
26 United Arab Emirates MF Ali Hassan Ali
28 United Arab Emirates MF Hamad Saeed Ali
29 United Arab Emirates MF Talal Ali
30 United Arab Emirates FW Abdulla Mohammed
32 United Arab Emirates MF Abdulla Ali
33 United Arab Emirates MF Abdulla Al-Khater
45 United Arab Emirates FW Saoud Faraj
50 United Arab Emirates GK Abdualla Moosa
60 United Arab Emirates DF Marzouq Hassan
66 United Arab Emirates DF Talal Hamad
70 United Arab Emirates DF Abdulla Nini Al-Shehhi
71 United Arab Emirates FW Mohammed Malallah
80 United Arab Emirates MF Khaled Khamis
88 United Arab Emirates DF Hamdan Qassim
99 Morocco MF Issam Erraki

Former managers[edit]

  • Serbia Zoran Đorđević (1981–82)
  • Germany Reinhard Fabisch (2005–07)
  • Iran Ebrahim Ghasempour (Jan 1, 2009–Sept 10, 2009)
  • Tunisia Ahmed Al-A'ajlani (2009–10)
  • Tunisia Ghazi Ghrairi (2010–11)
  • Tunisia Khaled Al Suwaidi (Dec 13, 2011–Dec 31, 2011)
  • Tunisia Lotfi Benzarti (Jan 1, 2012–Oct 8, 2012)
  • Brazil Júnior dos Santos (2012–13)
  • Brazil Sérgio Alexandre (2013)
  • United Arab Emirates Eid Baroot (May 30, 2013–Dec 8, 2013)
  • Brazil Paulo Comelli (Dec 9, 2013–)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Merge Emirates and Ras Al Khaimah club" (in Arabic). emaratalyoum.com. 29 May 2011. Retrieved 11 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "the new composition of the club" (in Arabic). emaratalyoum.com. 11 June 2011. Retrieved 11 June 2011. 

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