Saham SC

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Saham SC
نادي صحم الرياضي
Full name Saham Sports Club
Founded 1972; 42 years ago (1972)
Ground Sohar Regional Sports Complex
Sohar, Oman
Ground Capacity 19,000
League Oman Professional League
2013–14 8th

Saham Sports Club (Arabic: نادي صحم الرياضي‎) is an Omani sports club based in Saham, Oman.[1] The club is currently playing in the Oman Professional League, top division of Oman Football Association. Their home stadium is Sohar Regional Sports Complex. The stadium is government owned, but they also own their own personal stadium and sports equipments, as well as their own training facilities.

History[edit]

The club was promoted to the Omani League (First Division) after winning the final of 2007-08 First Division League, where the club defeated Al-Shabab Club on penalties.[2]

The club caused a major upset when they beat 7-time Sultan Qaboos Cup winners, Dhofar in 2009, receiving their first ever Sultan Qaboos Cup title. Their most recent achievement was in 2013 when they won the first OPL Cup against Al-Seeb Club 3-2 on penalties after the match had ended 0-0 in normal time.[3]

Being a multisport club[edit]

Although being mainly known for their football, Saham SC like many other clubs in Oman, have not only football in their list, but also hockey, volleyball, handball, basketball, badminton and squash. They also have a youth football team competing in the Omani Youth League.

Colors, kit providers and sponsors[edit]

Saham SC have been known since establishment to wear a full blue or white (Away) kit (usually a darker shade of blue). They have also had many different sponsors over the years. As of now, Adidas Originals provides them with kits.

Achievements[edit]

  • Winners 2010

International titles[edit]

Club performance-International Competitions[edit]

AFC competitions[edit]

  • 2010 : Group Stage

UAFA competitions[edit]

  • 2011 : Group Stage
  • 2014 : Runners-up

Notable Coaches[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Saham Club". national-football-teams.com. 
  2. ^ Benjamin, Zaid (29 October 2008). "Oman 2007/08". RSSSF. 
  3. ^ "SAHAM WINS INAUGURAL OPL CUP". muscatdaily.com. 

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