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.

Players[edit]

As of Saudi Second Division:

No Position Player Nation
1 Goalkeeper Mohammed Al-Jwair  Saudi Arabia
22 Goalkeeper Abdullah Al-Ghamdi  Saudi Arabia
30 Goalkeeper Meshal Al-Otaibi  Saudi Arabia
33 Goalkeeper Marshad Al-Dossari  Saudi Arabia

2 Defender Mohammed Al-Howaish  Saudi Arabia
3 Defender Fahad Hawsawi  Saudi Arabia
4 Defender Mohammed Al-Khathlan  Saudi Arabia
5 Defender Ibrahim Abo Sulaiman  Saudi Arabia
13 Defender Nasser Al-Khutaifi  Saudi Arabia
17 Defender Meshal Al-Saif  Saudi Arabia
18 Defender Adel Al-Ghamdi  Saudi Arabia
19 Defender Mashari Al-Darjam  Saudi Arabia
24 Defender Saleh Al-Dossari  Saudi Arabia
28 Defender Abdulelah Al-Khaibari  Saudi Arabia

6 Midfielder Abdulmalek Al-Zahrani  Saudi Arabia
10 Midfielder Fahad Al-Reshood  Saudi Arabia
11 Midfielder Abdulmajeed Al-Mutairi  Saudi Arabia
12 Midfielder Fawaz Al-Eisa  Saudi Arabia
14 Midfielder Majed Al-Shoraimi  Saudi Arabia
15 Midfielder Mohammed Al-Enezi  Saudi Arabia
16 Midfielder Abdullah Al-Muziel  Saudi Arabia
20 Midfielder Mohammed Al-Zouri  Saudi Arabia
23 Midfielder Abdulaziz Al-Merdasi  Saudi Arabia
25 Midfielder Abdulla Al-Mousa  Saudi Arabia
27 Midfielder Majed Kulaib  Saudi Arabia
32 Midfielder Abdulmajeed Al-Bladi  Saudi Arabia

7 Forward Mohammed Al-Hussainan  Saudi Arabia
8 Forward Abdullah Al-Qahtani  Saudi Arabia
9 Forward Hussain Muaaz  Saudi Arabia
21 Forward Abdulmohsen Al-Bladi  Saudi Arabia
29 Forward Mousa Sufyani  Saudi Arabia
35 Forward Ibrahim Sufyani  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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