Al-Riyadh SC

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Full name Al-Riyadh SC
Founded 1953
Ground Prince Turki bin Abdulaziz Stadium
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Manager Abdulrahman Mohammed Sweelim
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.

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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