Kazma Sporting Club

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Kazma
كاظمة
Logo
Full name Kazma Sporting Club
نادي كاظمة الرياضي
Founded 31 August 1964; 50 years ago (1964-08-31)
Ground Al-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium
Adiliya, Kuwait City, Kuwait
Ground Capacity 21,500
Chairman Kuwait Asaad Al-Banwan
League Kuwaiti Premier League
2012–13 7th (Relegated)
Website Club home page

Kazma Sporting Club (Arabic: نادي كاظمة الرياضي) is a Kuwaiti football club founded in 1964. Kazma play in Al-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium which is located in Adiliya, Al Asimah Governorate (Kuwait), Kuwait City and is the 3rd largest stadium in Kuwait. They have won the Kuwaiti Premier League 4 times. Kazma faced FC Barcelona at the end of the 2009-10 season, drawing 1-1 after Bojan Krkić scored in the 80th minute for Barcelona, before Abdullah Al Dhafiri equalised in the 90th minute with a fine effort for Kazma. Sadly on 19 April 2013 Kazma SC were relegated for the first time in their history after losing to Al-Arabi SC 3-0 in the final game of the 2012-13.

Club history[edit]

Naming[edit]

The club is named after the area of Kathma. In 630 A.D., the battle of 'That Alslasil' took place in Kathma, which is located forty kilometers north of Kuwait City on the coast of Kuwait.[1]

Recent history[edit]

On 21 December 2009, under head coach Ilie Balaci, Kazma played a friendly match against reigning La Liga champions FC Barcelona to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the club. The match ended with 1–1 draw and Barcelona received 1.7 million to participate in the match.[2]

2009-12-21
19:35 UTC+3
Kazma Kuwait 1–1 Spain FC Barcelona
Abdullah Al Dhafiri Goal 90' Bojan Krkić Goal 80'

Stadium[edit]

Al-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium in Adiliya

Kazma's stadium, Al-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium located in Kuwait City, Kuwait. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium has a 21,500 holding capacity. It is the 2nd largest stadium in Kuwait and is the home ground for Kazma.

The stadium hosted 2 Gulf Cup of Nations tournaments, the first being in 1990, which Kuwait won for the seventh time. However, the second time in 2003 Kuwait ended up in 6th place, which is their worst ever ranking. It has also hosted many finals of the Kuwait Emir Cup and Kuwait Crown Cup.

Presidents[edit]

  • Ahmad Khalid Al-Fozan (Oct 1964–Oct 65)
  • Yousef Abdullah Mohammed Shaheen Al-Ghanim (Nov 1965–June 95)
  • Abdullah Al-Dakheel Al-Rasheed (June 1995–Sept 95)
  • Suleiman Mohamed Saleh Al-Adsani (Sept 1995–May 97)
  • Khalid Nasser Al-Sanea (May 1997–May 00)
  • Asad Ahmed Al-Banwan (2004–)

Achievements[edit]

Kazma Has 18 official championships

1986, 1987, 1994, 1996
1982, 1984, 1990, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2011
1995
  • Al Khurafi Cup: 2
2004, 2007
  • Al Hasawy Super Cup: 1 (defunct) (record)
2007
1987, 1995
Runners-up 1988, 1977
1968–67
Runners-up 2011

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 Shehab Kankoune
2 Kuwait DF Mohammad Al Khamis
3 The Gambia DF Abdou Jammeh
4 Kuwait DF Hussain Al Gharib
6 Egypt DF Ahmed Duiedar
7 Kuwait MF Nawaf Al Humaidan (captain)
8 Jordan MF Saeed Murjan
9 Egypt FW Salah Ashour
10 Kuwait FW Yousef Nasser
13 Kuwait DF Nasser Al Wuhaib
14 Kuwait DF Abdullah Dashti
15 Egypt MF Hossam Abdel-Aal
17 Kuwait MF Mohammed Al Daood
20 Kuwait MF Mohammed Al Hadhoud
22 Kuwait GK Hussain Kankoune
23 Kuwait GK Fawaz Al Dosari
25 Kuwait DF Sultan Salbokh
26 Kuwait FW Nasser Faraj
27 Kuwait FW Ali Al Mashmom
No. Position Player
29 Kuwait FW Abdullah Al Dhafiri
30 Kuwait FW Fahad Al Fahad
31 Kuwait MF Talal Al Fadhel
33 Kuwait MF Hamad Harbi
38 Kuwait MF Bader Al Salim
41 Kuwait GK Abdualaziz Fathi Kamil
46 Kuwait MF Ali Bou Mjaddad
52 Kuwait MF Ibrahim Al Tuwaijri
-- Kuwait DF Abdulrahman Al Mousaad
-- Kuwait DF Mohammed Abdullatif
-- Kuwait DF Abdulwahab Al Khatlan
-- Egypt DF Ahmed El Esh
-- Kuwait MF Abdulrahman Abdulwahab
-- Kuwait FW Fahad Al Adwani
-- Brazil FW Diego Barboza
-- Montenegro FW Srđan Radonjić
-- Bosnia and Herzegovina FW Aleksandar Andic
-- East Timor FW Patrick Fabiano

2012–13 Season transfers[edit]

In

Out

Recent seasons[edit]

Kazma Sport Club
Season Pos. Crown Prince Cup Emir Cup
2000–01 4th Runners-up Runners-up
2001–02 5th Round One Quarter-Finals
2002–03 3rd Round One Round One
2003–04 5th Semi-Finals Semi-Finals
2004–05 6th Round One Runners-up
2005–06 5th Quarter-Finals Quarter-Finals
2006–07 Runners-up Runners-up Quarter-Finals
2007–08 5th Quarter-Finals Quarter-Finals
2008–09 Runners-up Semi-Finals Quarter-Finals
2009–10 4th Quarter-Finals Semi-Finals
2010–11 4th Round One Champion
2011–12 6th Round One Runners-up
2012–13 7th (relegated) Semi-Finals Semi-Finals
2013–14 4th Round One Round One
Kazma's biggest wins
  • In Asia
1988: Kazma 3–0 Bahrain Muharraq Club
1989: Kazma 3–0 United Arab Emirates Sharjah
1995: Kazma 9–0 Oman Dhofar
1996: Kazma 4–1 United Arab Emirates Al Ain
1999: Kazma 3–0 Saudi Arabia Al Nassr
  • Friendlies
2008: Kazma 7–1 Slovakia Spartak Trnava
2009: Kazma 1–1 Egypt Ismaily
2009: Kazma 1–1 Spain FC Barcelona

Kazma in Asia[edit]

Competition Pld W D L GF GA
Asian Club Championship 21 10 4 6 33 16
Asian Cup Winners Cup 18 8 5 5 46 25
AFC Cup 18 8 3 7 22 20
Total 57 26 12 18 101 61
Competition Round Country Club Home Away
1987–88
Asian Club Championship Q1 Saudi Arabia Al Hilal 0–1
Q1 Bahrain Muharraq Club 3–0
Q1 United Arab Emirates Al Nasr 1–0
Q1 Oman Al-Fanja 2–0
GS Japan Yomiuri 1–2
GS China August 1st 1–0
GS Malaysia Federal Territory 1–1
1988–89
Asian Club Championship Q1 Bahrain West Riffa 2–0
Q1 Oman Al-Fanja 3–1
Q1 United Arab Emirates Sharjah 3–0
Q1 Saudi Arabia Al-Ittifaq 1–1 1–2
GS India Mohun Bagan 1–0
GS Iraq Al-Rasheed 0–2
GS China Guangdong 1–1
1992
Asian Cup Winners Cup R1 Qatar Al Sadd 1–1 (2–4p) 1–1
QF Saudi Arabia Al Nassr 0–1 1–2
1994–95
Asian Club Championship R1 Qatar Al Arabi 2–1 0–1
1996
Asian Cup Winners Cup R1 Oman Oman Club 3–1 1–1
R2 United Arab Emirates Al Ain 2–0 4–1
QF Saudi Arabia Riyadh SC 1–0 1–2
1996–97
Asian Club Championship R1 Oman Dhofar 9–0 1–1
R2 Qatar Al-Rayyan 0–1 1–1
1998
Asian Cup Winners Cup R1 Bahrain Bahrain club 2–2 3–2
R2 Qatar Al Ittihad 0–0 0–1
1999
Asian Cup Winners Cup R1 United Arab Emirates Al Wahda 2–0 3–2
R2 Saudi Arabia Al Nassr 3–0 1–2
QF Iraq Al Talaba
2010
AFC Cup GS Lebanon Al-Ahed 1–0 2–1
GS Syria Al Jaish 0–1 1–0
GS Uzbekistan Nasaf Qarshi 0–0 2–1
R16 Jordan Shabab Al-Ordon 1–1 (aet)
(6–5 p)
QF Syria Al-Ittihad 0–1 2–3
2012
AFC Cup GS Iraq Arbil 1–2 1–1
GS India East Bengal 3–0 2–1
GS Yemen Al-Oruba 1–1 2–1
R16 Jordan Al-Wehdat 1–2 (aet)

FIFA World Cup and AFC Asian Cup Players[edit]

FIFA World Cup 1982 Spain

  •  Kuwait
    • Nassir Al-Ghanim
    • Jamal Al-Qabendi
    • Hamoud Al-Shemmari
    • Yussef Al-Suwayed
    • Adam Marjam
    • Abdullah Mayouf

1984 AFC Asian Cup

  •  Kuwait
    • Jamal Al-Qabandi
    • Homoud Al-Shammari
    • Yousef Suwayed

1996 AFC Asian Cup

  •  Kuwait
    • Fawaz Al Ahmad
    • Yousef Al Dookhi
    • Ayman Al Husaini
    • Badr Haji
    • Esam Sakeen

2000 AFC Asian Cup

2004 AFC Asian Cup

AFC Asian Cup 2007

AFC Asian Cup 2011

Managerial history[edit]

Ilie Balaci coach of Kazma 2009-10
Years Name Nationality
1985–90 Eddie Firmani Italy Italy
1994–96 Milan Máčala Czech Republic Czech Republic
1997–99 Theo Bücker Germany Germany
1999 Adam Marjan Kuwait Kuwait
2001–02 Fouzy Ibrahim Kuwait Kuwait
2002–03 Acácio Casimiro Portugal Portugal
June 2004–Nov 2004 Júlio César Leal Brazil Brazil
2004–05 Johan Boskamp Netherlands Netherlands
2005–06 Zlatko Krmpotić Serbia Serbia
June 2006–July 2007 José Garrido Portugal Portugal
2007–08 Marinko Koljanin Croatia Croatia
2008 Adam Marjan Kuwait Kuwait
2008–09 Robertinho Brazil Brazil
2009–10 Ilie Balaci Romania Romania
2010 Jamal Yaqoob Kuwait Kuwait
2006–June 2012 Milan Máčala Czech Republic Czech Republic
July 2012– Miodrag Radulović Montenegro Montenegro

Affiliated clubs[edit]

Other sports[edit]

Besides football, the Club has teams for handball, basketball, volleyball, waterpolo, Squash, athletics, Gymnastics, Swimming, Boxing, Judo, Weightlifting, Taekwando, and Ice Hockey.

Basketball[edit]

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Handball team achievements[edit]

Handball pictogram.svg

Performance in AFC (Asian) Competitions[edit]

1988: Group Stage
1989: Group Stage
1995: First Round
1997: Second Round
1991–92: Quarter-Finals
1995–96: Quarter-Finals
1997–98: Second Round
1998–99: Quarter-Finals
2010: Quarter-Finals
2012: Round of 16

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.da.gov.kw/eng/picsandevents/historicevents.php
  2. ^ http://www.goal.com/en/news/12/spain/2009/11/06/1608949/barcelona-to-play-lucrative-friendly-against-kazma-sporting-club-

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Al-Shabab
Gulf Club Champions Cup
1995
Succeeded by
Al-Nasr
Preceded by
Al-Hilal
Gulf Club Champions Cup
1987
Succeeded by
Al-Ittifaq