Al-Riyadh SC

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Al-Riyadh
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Full name Al-Riyadh SC
Founded 1953
Ground Prince Turki bin Abdulaziz Stadium
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Manager Abdulrahman Alrukan
Coach Leandro Simpson Louredo
League Saudi Second Division
2015–16 Saudi First Division, 14th (relegated)
Al-Najma vs Al-Riyadh in 2010–11 Saudi First Division

Al-Riyadh (Arabic: نادي الرياض السعودي‎‎) is a Saudi Arabian football team. It was established in 1953 as Ahli Al-Riyadh, then changed to Al-Yamamah and finally to Al-Riyadh. The club is based in Riyadh and currently playing in the Saudi Second Division (third level).

Although it is best known for its football team, Al-Riyadh also have squads playing at other sports.

They won two major titles, including a Crown Prince Cup in 1994 (also 2nd at Saudi Premier League) and a Prince Faisal bin Fahad Cup in 1995.

Players[edit]

As of Saudi First Division:

No Position Player Nation
22 Goalkeeper Mohammed Al-Jwiher      Saudi Arabia
33 Goalkeeper Awidhah Al-Aamri      Saudi Arabia

2 Defender Meshaal Al-Saif      Saudi Arabia
3 Defender Abdulaziz Al-Mofarej      Saudi Arabia
13 Defender Faisel Maoudhah      Saudi Arabia
16 Defender Yazid Al-Sulaitin      Saudi Arabia
21 Defender Hamad Al-Dossari      Saudi Arabia
77 Defender Majed Belal      Saudi Arabia

5 Midfielder Saleh Al-Dosari      Saudi Arabia
6 Midfielder Khaled Al-Mutairi      Saudi Arabia
8 Midfielder Mohsen Al-Garni      Saudi Arabia
10 Midfielder Fahad Al-Rashod      Saudi Arabia
12 Midfielder Abdulaelah Al-Khaibari      Saudi Arabia
15 Midfielder Mohammed Al-Enezi      Saudi Arabia
18 Midfielder Ahmed Al-Kaebi      Saudi Arabia
23 Midfielder Meshari Al-Darjam      Saudi Arabia
25 Midfielder Abdulla Al-Mousa      Saudi Arabia
55 Midfielder Majed Al-Shoraimi      Saudi Arabia
63 Midfielder Bander Al-Jabr      Saudi Arabia

7 Forward Mohammed Al-Husaynan      Saudi Arabia
9 Forward Majed Al-Dossari      Saudi Arabia
17 Forward Waleed Al-Gizani      Saudi Arabia
19 Forward Sultan Al-Rubaiaan      Saudi Arabia

Achievements[edit]

Al Riyadh SC in Asia[edit]

Season Competition Round Club Home Away
1995–96 Asian Cup Winners' Cup 2nd Round Lebanon Homenmen 3–0 2–0
Quarterfinal Kuwait Kazma 0–1 2–1
Semifinal Iraq Al Talaba (w/o)

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