Al-Jahra SC

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Al-Jahra SC
نادي الجهراء
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Full nameAl-Jahra Sporting Club
Nickname(s)Sons of the Martyrs ( أبناء الشهداء )
Founded1966; 54 years ago (1966) as Al-Shuhada 1972 became al-jahra
GroundAl Shabab Mubarak Alaiar Stadium
Jahra, Kuwait
Capacity17,000
ChairmanD'Ham AL-Shammari
ManagerDr. Mohamed Al Masha’an
LeagueKuwaiti Premier League
2017-187th

Al Jahra Sporting Club (Arabic: نادي الجهراء الرياضي‎) is a Kuwaiti professional football (soccer) club based in Jahra City. They won the Kuwaiti league (the old name of Kuwaiti Premier League) once, in 1990. They participated in the Kuwaiti Premier League 21 times, most recently in the 2007–2008 season. Al Jahra reached the Kuwait Emir Cup final twice in recent times, 1996 and 2002, where they lost to Al Arabi 1–2 and Kuwait Club 0–1.

Al Jahra Sporting Club also offers various sports such as basketball, volleyball, boxing, and prides itself in Fencing. Al Jahra Sporting Club has achieved both national and international fencing gold medals; training some of Asia's best fencers under the guidance of Head Coach, Captain Abdullah Abdulredah.

Achievements[edit]

Players[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 Fawaz Al-Dosari
22 Kuwait GK Bander Sulaiman
4 Kuwait DF Hmoud Melfi
5 Kuwait DF Adel Al Enezi
Kuwait DF Ahmed Al Dhafiri
13 Kuwait DF Mohammed Al-Alati
15 Kuwait DF Ahmed Hmoud
2 Cameroon DF Aaron Mbimbe
Kuwait MF Fayez Al dhafiri
No. Position Player
14 Kuwait MF Abdel Rahman Al-Sarbal
Kuwait MF Omar Al rougi
Kuwait MF Ahmed Al-Nasser
Kuwait MF Ahmed Matar
Kuwait MF Obaid Rafee
21 Australia MF Nicolas Olsen
Kuwait MF Mohamed Al Ajrash
Kuwait MF Abdullah Ayed
Burkina Faso MF Moussa Daisy
3 Kuwait FW Khalid Ajab
17 Kuwait FW Mohamed Dahash
28 Cameroon FW Ngombe Mbengue
Cameroon FW Rodolf Denger
Kuwait FW Fahad Bajea
10 Kuwait FW Mohammed Al Ajmi

This seasons transfers[edit]

In

Out

AFC Asian Cup players[edit]

1996 AFC Asian Cup United Arab Emirates

2000 AFC Asian Cup Lebanon

2012 Africa Cup of Nations  Gabon /  Equatorial Guinea

Managerial history[edit]

Years Name Nationality
1984–86 Antal Szentmihályi Hungary
1986–87 Allan Jones England
1990 Saleh Zakaria Kuwait
1993–94 Jefico Bulgaria
1994 Abdulqader Al Ejayan Kuwait
1995–96 Volla Italy
1996 Karim Salman Kuwait
1997–98 Diethelm Ferner Germany
1998–99 Alexandru Moldovan Romania
1999 Karim Salman Kuwait
2000–01 Karim Salman Kuwait
2001 Jawad Maqseed Kuwait
2001–03 Abdulqader Al Ejayan Kuwait
2003–04 Grigore Sichitiu Romania
2004 Florin Motroc Romania
2006–07 Aurel Țicleanu Romania
2007 Ghlafis Al Ajmi Kuwait
2007–08 Alexander Klebar European Union
2008-09 Marian Mihail Romania
2009 Saleh Al Asfor Kuwait
2009–10 Zijad Švrakić Bosnia and Herzegovina
2010– Ginés de Silva Brazil
2015– Skënder Gega Albania

Asian record[edit]

1992: 6th position
2012: Quarterfinal
2014: Quarterfinal
2015: Quarterfinal
Season Competition Round Club Home Away
1992 GCC Champions League Group Bahrain Riffa 2–2
Group Qatar Al Rayyan 0–1
Group Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal 0–1
Group United Arab Emirates Al Shabab 0–3
Group Oman Dhofar 0–0
2012 GCC Champions League Group Oman Fanja SC 2–2 1–1
Group Bahrain Muharraq 1–0 0–1
QuarterFinal Qatar Al-Khor not held 0–1
2014 GCC Champions League Group Oman Saham Club 3–4 1–1
Group Saudi Arabia Al-Raed 2–2 3–2
Quarterfinal United Arab Emirates Al-Nasr 2–2(aet)
(2–4) pso)
2015 GCC Champions League Group Bahrain East Riffa 1–1 4–2
Group Saudi Arabia Al-Faisaly 1-2 1-0
Quarterfinal Oman Al-Seeb 0-2
2012: First Round
Season Competition Round Club Home Away
2012 Arab Champions League Preliminary Round Saudi Arabia Al-Fateh 1–2 0–1

Matches[edit]

Home Result Away Team
Al Jahra Kuwait 7–1 Kuwait Al Salibikhaet
Al Jahra Kuwait 5–0 Kuwait Yarmouk
Al Jahra Kuwait 5–0 Kuwait Khaitan
Al Jahra Kuwait 3–2 Spain Racing de Santander
Al Jahra Kuwait 2–2 Spain CD Baskonia

Club sponsors[edit]

  • Kuwait Al Shahed
  • Kuwait Al Jeraiwey

External links[edit]