Kazma Sporting Club

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Full name Kazma Sporting Club
نادي كاظمة الرياضي
Founded 31 August 1964; 49 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 have faced FC Barcelona in the end of the 2009-10 drawing 1-1 after Bojan scoring on the 80th mints after that Kazma equalized on the 90th min after Abdullah Al Dhafiri scored an amazing goal. 7 Sadly on 19 April 2013 Kazma SC have been relegated for the first time in their history after losing to AL-Arabi SC 3-0 in the final game of the 2012-13 Kuwait Premier league.

Club history[edit]


Committee felt the Constituent Naming Kadhma the club because of the importance of this name in history was (Kadhma) of sites known to the Arabs in ignorance of Islam and has issued residential tribe Iyad bin Bakr, Wael major Arab tribes and where the battle took place in Islam (battle with chains ) Among Muslims, led by Khaled Bin Al Waleed and the Persians under the leadership of Hormuz in the month of Muharram year 12 AH March 623 AD where Muslims have triumphed.

Kadhma is located forty kilometers north of Kuwait City on the coast of Kuwait. John has praised her poets like someone Dimensions and Bait and Seatri and Alffersdk Jarir, and a generosity and their view Daylami and Albusiri and Bediuzzaman Humthan and others.

Danish expeditions noted the presence of stone-age civilizations in the vicinity of Kadhma.

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.[1]

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Kazma Kuwait 1 – 1 Spain FC Barcelona
Abdullah Al Dhafiri Goal 90' Bojan Krkić Goal 80'


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.


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


Kazma Has 18 official championships

1986, 1987, 1994, 1996
1982, 1984, 1990, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2011
  • Al Khurafi Cup: 2
2004, 2007
  • Al Hasawy Super Cup: 1 (defunct) (record)
1987, 1995
Runners-up 1988,1977
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
-- Brazil DF Thiago
-- Kuwait MF Abdulrahman Abdulwahab
-- Cameroon MF Serge Branco
-- Kuwait FW Fahad Al Adwani
-- Montenegro FW Srđan Radonjić
-- Bosnia and Herzegovina FW Aleksandar Andic

2012–13 Season transfers[edit]



Recent seasons[edit]

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

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
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 FC 1–2
GS China August 1st 1–0
GS Malaysia Federal Territory 1–1
Asian Club Championship Q1 Bahrain West Riffa 2–0
Q1 Oman Al-Fanja 3–1
Q1 United Arab Emirates Sharjah FC 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
Asian Cup Winners Cup R1 Qatar Al Sadd 1–1 (2–4p) 1–1
QF Saudi Arabia Al Nassr 0–1 1–2
Asian Club Championship R1 Qatar Al Arabi 2–1 0–1
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
Asian Club Championship R1 Oman Dhofar 9–0 1–1
R2 Qatar Al-Rayyan 0–1 1–1
Asian Cup Winners Cup R1 Bahrain Bahrain club 2–2 3–2
R2 Qatar Al Ittihad 0–0 0–1
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
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
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 Cup1982 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.


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Handball team achievements[edit]

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Performance in AFC (Asian) Competitions[edit]

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


  1. ^ 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
Gulf Club Champions Cup
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Gulf Club Champions Cup
Succeeded by