Al-Raed FC

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Full name Al-Raed Saudi Football Club
Founded 1954
Ground King Abdullah Sport City Stadium,
Buraidah, Saudi Arabia
Ground Capacity 23,600[1]
Chairman Mohammed Al-Motawa'a
Manager Romania Ciprian Panait
League Professional League
2016–17 Professional League, 5th

Al-Ra'ed is a Saudi football club and the first of its kind in the Qassim region of Saudi Arabia.[2] One of the club's notable founders is Abdulaziz Al-Obodi. Established in 1954, Al-Raed currently play in the Pro League and have been playing there since 2008.


The team was able to qualify for the Premier League Saudi Arabia, in 1980–1981. It fought Club K in the qualifiers held in Riyadh. In 1986 it was the first team from the Qassim region to enter the Saudi Premier League. The team repeated this ascension to the Premier League at the end of 1989, 1992, 1998, 2002 and 2007. The Senyhassad junior team reached the Saudi Premier League clubs for juniors in 1999, and in 2003.

Current squad[edit]

First team squad[edit]

As of Saudi Premier League:

No Position Player Nation
1 Goalkeeper Ahmed Al-Rehaili (on loan from Al-Ahli)  Saudi Arabia
2 Defender Mohammed Al-Amri  Saudi Arabia
3 Forward Saqer Otaif  Saudi Arabia
4 Defender Yahya Al-Musalem  Saudi Arabia
5 Defender Mohammed Al-Shoraimi  Saudi Arabia
6 Midfielder Sultan Al-Sherif  Saudi Arabia
7 Midfielder Abdulaziz Al-Jamaan (on loan from Al-Hilal)  Saudi Arabia
9 Forward Tarabai  Brazil
10 Forward Ismaël Bangoura  Guinea
11 Forward Saleh Al-Shehri  Saudi Arabia
13 Defender Eli Sabiá  Brazil
14 Midfielder Shikabala (on loan from El Zamalek)  Egypt
15 Midfielder Fares Al-Ayyaf  Saudi Arabia
17 Defender Abdullah Al-Shamekh  Saudi Arabia
18 Midfielder Fahad Al-Rashidi  Saudi Arabia
20 Midfielder Khaled Al-Zylaeei  Saudi Arabia
21 Midfielder Badr Al-Sulaitin  Saudi Arabia
22 Goalkeeper Mutaeb Sharahili  Saudi Arabia
24 Defender Abdurahman Al-Shammeri  Saudi Arabia
27 Goalkeeper Khaled Al-Muqaitib  Saudi Arabia
29 Midfielder Riyadh Al-Ibrahim  Saudi Arabia
33 Defender Hussain Al-Showaish  Saudi Arabia
36 Goalkeeper Abdullah Al-Zahrani  Saudi Arabia
40 Defender Muteb Al-Mutlaq (on loan from Al-Nassr)  Saudi Arabia
44 Midfielder Sultan Farhan  Saudi Arabia
49 Midfielder Sultan Al-Sawadi  Saudi Arabia
50 Midfielder Morad Al-Rashidi  Saudi Arabia
57 Defender Sultan Al-Qulaimish  Saudi Arabia
66 Defender Mohammed Atwa  Egypt
80 Midfielder Daniel Amora  Brazil
81 Midfielder Muhannad Al-Shadokhi  Saudi Arabia
90 Midfielder Talal Al-Shamali  Saudi Arabia
98 Defender Muhannad Al-Qidhi  Saudi Arabia
99 Midfielder Issam Erraki  Morocco
Goalkeeper Abdulbaset Sulaiman  Saudi Arabia

Other players under contract[edit]

No Position Player Nation
9 Forward Yousef Al-Mutairi  Saudi Arabia
23 Defender Saleh Al-Shuqairan  Saudi Arabia
-- Goalkeeper Ahmed Al-Moshaweh  Saudi Arabia
-- Midfielder Mohammed Al-Harbi  Saudi Arabia

Out on loan[edit]

No Position Player Nation
77 Goalkeeper Abdullah Al-Shammeri (on loan to Al-Kawkab)  Saudi Arabia



  1. ^ "King Abdullah Sport City Stadium". Saudi Pro League Statistics. Retrieved 28 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "نادي الرائد". Retrieved 28 December 2015.