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; 88 years ago (1928)
Ground Muharraq Club Stadium, Bahrain
Ground Capacity 10,000
Chairman Bahrain Sh. Ahmed ibn Ali Al-Khalifa
Coach Croatia Rodion Gačanin
League Bahraini Premier League
2014/15 1st

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 Arabian Gulf region. Al-Muharraq Sports Club has won the Bahraini Football Premier League 33 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]

Football

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, 2015
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, 2016
2005, 2009, 2012
2001, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
2006, 2013
2008
2012

Basketball

2007/2008 , 2011/2012
1977/1978 , 2002/2003 , 2003/2004 , 2009/2010 , 2011/2012 , 2013/2014
2012 , 2013

Volleyball

1993/1994 , 1994/1995 , 1995/1996 , 1996/1997 , 1997/1998 , 1998/1999 , 1999/2000 , 2000/2001 , 2001/2002 , 2003/2004 , 2005/2006 , 2008/2009 , 2009/2010 , 2010/2011
1993/1994 , 1994/1995, 1995/1996 , 1996/1997 , 1997/1998 , 1999/2000 , 2000/2001 , 2001/2002 , 2002/2003 , 2006/2007 , 2009/2010 , 2011/2012
2005/2006 , 2008/2009
2014
1995 , 1996 , 1997 , 1998 , 1999 , 2000 , 2001 , 2002 , 2005 , 2012

Performance in regional competitions[edit]

Football

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

Futsal Soccer team

Managers[edit]

Football First Team

References[edit]

  1. ^ وفاة الكابتن المصري ممدوح خفاجي مدرب نادي المحرق سابقاً (in Arabic). alayam.com. 5 November 2011. Retrieved 19 May 2013. 

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