Al Kharaitiyat SC
|Full name||Al Kharaitiyat Sports Club|
Al Khor, Qatar
|Chairman||Hamad bin Thamer|
|Head Coach||Amar Osim|
|League||Qatar Stars League|
|2013–14||Qatar Stars League, 12th|
|Website||Club home page|
Al Kharaitiyat SC (Arabic: نادي الخريطيات) is a Qatari sports club, best known for its football team of the Qatar Stars League. They are a relatively new club, having been formed in 1996 in the Al Kharaitiyat region. They won the Qatari Second Division in 2004 meaning that they would play in the QSL the following season. However, they were relegated on their very first season in the top flight. They once again regained their position in the Qatar Stars League in the 2008–09 season and have remained there as of the 2013–14 season.
Al Kharaitiyat is among the newest sports clubs in Qatar, having been formed in 1996 as Al-Hilal. Among the founders were:
|Sheikh Hamad bin Thamer Al Thani1|
|Sheikh Khalifa bin Thamer Al Thani|
|Nasser Al-Mohammad Fadhalla|
|Meshal Mohammed Al-Ansari|
|Adel Ibrahim Al-Malik|
|Hassan Yousef Al-Hakim|
|Khalifa bin Fahad bin Mohammed Al Thani|
Upon its formation it was entered into the Qatari Second Division. After winning the second division title in 2004, they earned a spot in the top tier. Shortly after, the club was renamed to its current name, Al Kharaitiyat, on 19 October 2004 by decision of the vice-president of the Qatar Olympic Committee in order to better represent the district it is located in. In 2008 the team was promoted to the Qatar Stars League.
|Qatar SC Stadium||××–2012|
- Winners (1): 2004
- Runners Up (1): 2012
As of Qatar Stars League:
Players with Multiple Nationalities
- Naif Al Enezi
- Mohammed Abdurahman
Players registered as professionals
Last updated 4 December 2014.
|President||Sheikh Hamad bin Thamer Al Thani|
|Vice-president||Mohammed bin Jabr|
|General secretary||Abdulrahman Al-Kaabi|
|Assistant secretary||Hassan Batal Al-Otaibi|
|Board member||Sheikh Khalifa bin Thamer Al Thani|
|Treasurer||Abdul Rahim Mohammed Khalil|
Last updated: December 2011
Source: Board of Directors
Last updated 3 June 2013.
Note 1: Sheikh Hamad bin Thamer Al Thani served as the first president of the club.
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