Al-Muharraq SC

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Al-Muharraq SC
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Full name Al-Muharraq Sports Club
Nickname(s) The Reds, The Red Wolf, The Sheikh of Gulf Clubs
Founded 1928; 86 years ago (1928)
Ground Bahrain National Stadium, Bahrain
Ground Capacity 35,000
Chairman Bahrain Sh. Ahmed ibn Ali Al-Khalifa
Coach Bahrain Eissa Al Sa'adoon[1]
League Bahraini Premier League
2011/12 2nd

Al-Muharraq Sports Club (Arabic: نادي المحرق الرياضي‎) is a Bahraini football club based in Muharraq. It is one of the oldest sports club in the Gulf region. Al-Muharraq Sports Club has won the Bahraini Football Premier League 31 times. Al-Muharraq Sports Club also takes part in other sports than football like Basketball and Volleyball. Historically, Al-Muharraq Sports Club football team resembles most of Bahrain national football team.

History[edit]

Al Muharraq after being crowned champions of the GCC Champions League

Al-Muharraq Sports Club have produced some of the current stars of the national team like the captain of the Bahraini National Team Mohamed Salmeen, Rashid Al Dossary, veteran goalkeeper Ali Hassan, Ali Amer and Ebrahim Al Mishkhas.

Al-Muharraq Sports Club's youth academy has produced players like Abdullah Al Dekheel, Mahmood Abdulrahman, Fahad Showaiter, Hussam Humood Sultan, and Abdullah Al-Kaabi.

Al-Muharraq Sports Club has brought in foreign professionals on certain occasions such as Brazilian forward Leandson Dias da Silva also known as Rico and Bosnian Adnan Sarajlic, Brazilian defender Juliano de Paola, and Jamal Ebraro from Morocco. Rico won the world's top scorer award in 2008 with 19 goals scored.

2008 was a perfect season for Al-Muharraq Sports Club as they completed a quadruple (Bahraini League, King's Cup, Crown Prince Cup and the AFC Cup). Al-Muharraq Sports Club became the first Bahraini club to win a continental championship.

On June 10, 2012 Muharraq won the GCC Champions League for the first time.

Crest[edit]

Titles[edit]

1957, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1980, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1995, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011
1952, 1953, 1954, 1958, 1959, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1966, 1967, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1983, 1984, 1989, 1990, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2002, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013
2005, 2009, 2012
2001, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
2006, 2013
2008
2012

Performance in regional competitions[edit]

1986 – Qualifying round
1988 – Qualifying round
1990 – withdraw in Group Stage
1993 – Group Stage
1994 – Group Stage
2006Finalist
2007 – Group Stage
2008Winners
2009 – Group Stage
2013 – Withdrew
1991Finalist
1995 – 2nd round

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