Salalah SC

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Salalah SC
نادي صلالة الرياضة
Full name Salalah Sports Club
Nickname(s) Al-Nimoor
(The Tiger(s))
Founded 1981; 33 years ago (1981)
Ground Al-Saada Stadium
Salalah Sports Complex
Salalah, Oman
Ground Capacity 12,000
8,000
Chairman Oman Sheikh Ali Al-Raud Awadh Fadhil
League Oman Elite League
2012–13 14th (Promotion/Relegation Play-off)

Salalah Sport Club (Arabic: نادي صلالة الرياضي‎; also known locally as Al-Nimoor, or "The Tiger(s)", or just plainly as Salalah) is an Omani football club based in Salalah, Oman.[1] Their home ground is Al-Saada Stadium, but they also recognize the older Salalah Sports Complex as their home ground. Both stadiums are government owned, but they also own their own personal stadium and sports equipment, as well as their own training facilities.

History[edit]

Shortly after the club was promoted to the Omani League, top division of Oman Football Association, it was decided among the club officials that the club's name should be changed to "Salalah" in order to give the club a more distinct name, (rather than being named Al-Hilal, a name which is used by many clubs throughout the Middle East) and in 2010 the name was officially changed to Salalah SC. The club's crest was revealed days before the start of the 2010-11 season.

Being a multisport club[edit]

Although being mainly known for their football, Salalah 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]

Salalah SC have been known since establishment to wear a full blue kit (usually a lighter shade of blue), varying themselves from neighbors Al-Ittihad (Green), Al-Nasr S.C.S.C. (Blue) and Dhofar S.C.S.C. (Red) kits. They have also had many different sponsors over the years. As of now, Uhlsport provides them with kits.

Honours and achievements[edit]

National titles[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 Oman GK Khalid Mosalem Bait Said
22 Oman GK Mohammed Ahmed Fadhil
95 Oman GK Said Ali Al-Kathiri
2 Oman DF Malik Rajab
5 Oman DF Naser Al-Amri
16 Oman DF Salim Gaboob
23 Cameroon DF Landry Steve
77 Oman DF Wesam Al-Sadoni
9 Oman MF Tariq Al-Mashali
18 Oman MF Majid Mashali
22 Oman MF Thuwaini Said
30 Oman MF Nayer Awadh
40 Oman MF Abdul Hakeem Al-Sloum
66 Oman MF Ahmed Al-Shahri
No. Position Player
70 Oman MF Mohammed Zabnoot
7 Oman FW Amer Mohammed Bait Said
9 Nigeria FW Aremu Philip
10 Oman FW Ghanim Mohammed Bait Said
15 Oman FW Malik Fayel
18 Oman FW Ali Al-Marhoon
45 Oman FW Husam Nahd
80 Oman FW Malik Tabook
Oman FW Hashim Saleh

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Salalah SC". national-football-teams.com. 

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