Al-Salmiya SC

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Al-Salmiya SC
السالميه
Logo
Full name Al-Salmiya Sporting Club
نادي السالمية الرياضي
Nickname(s) Al-Samawi
Terrible troublers
Founded 1964; 53 years ago (1964)
Ground Thamir Stadium
Al Salmiya, Kuwait
Ground Capacity 16,105[1]
Chairman Turki Alyousef Alsabah
Manager Wolfgang Rolff
League VIVA Premier League
2013–14 6th
Thamir Stadium at Night

Al-Salmiya Sporting Club (Arabic: نادي السالمية الرياضي‎‎) is a Kuwaiti professional football and sports club in Salmiya. They have won the Kuwaiti Premier League four times, most recently in 2000. They were founded in 1964 and the club covers a total area of 94 thousand square metres comprising ten sports: football, volleyball, table tennis, tennis, squash, fencing, judo, taekwondo, karate and athletics.

The logo of the club is inspired by the location of Salmiya on the map of the State of Kuwait, with green representing the land, while the color blue represents the sea.

Honours[edit]

9 official championships.

International[edit]

Runners-up 1999

friendly[edit]

  • Brigadiers Cup:1
2012-13

Futsal[edit]

Kuwaiti futsal league:1

2011–12

Club chairmen[edit]

Years Chairman
1964–65 Kuwait Abdulaziz Mohammed Al Rasheed
1966 Kuwait Jasem Mohammed Al Wogayan
1967–72 Kuwait Abdulaziz Mohammed Al Rasheed
1973–75 Kuwait Ali Subah Al Salem Al Subah
1975–81 Kuwait Mohammed Yousef Al Subah
1981–82 Kuwait Salem Fahad Al Salem Al Subah
1982–08 Kuwait Khaled Yousef Al Subah
2008–11 Kuwait Abdullah Al Tereeji
2012– Kuwait Shiekh Turki Yousef Al-Sabah

Performance in AFC competitions[edit]

2005: Group Stage
1996: Second Round
1999: First Round
2001: Second Round
1993/94: First Round
2001/02: withdrew in First Round

Current squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Kuwait GK Khaled Al-Rashidi
4 Kuwait DF Fahad Al Mejmed
5 Jordan MF Saleh Rateb
6 Kuwait DF Ahmad Abdulghafour
7 Kuwait FW Fahad Al-Rashidi
8 Kuwait FW Nayef Zuwaid
9 Jordan FW Mahmoud Za'tara
10 Kuwait MF Jarrah Abdullatef
11 Kuwait FW Mohammad Al-Suwaidan
12 Kuwait MF Sulaiman Abdelredha
13 Kuwait FW Faisal Al Enezi
14 Kuwait DF Hammad Al Obaydli
15 Kuwait MF Bader Al Samak
18 Kuwait MF Adel Matar
19 Kuwait MF Mubarak Al Khedeiry
20 Kuwait MF Dhari Al Harbi
21 Jordan FW Odai Al-Saify
27 Brazil DF Ygor Santiago
29 Kuwait DF Nawaf Jawad
30 Kuwait DF Fahad Al-Otaibi
39 Kuwait MF Mohammed Bash
50 Kuwait MF Ghazi Al Quhaidi
Kuwait GK Ahmed Dashti
No. Position Player
Kuwait GK Nawaf Al-Mansour
Kuwait DF Abdulaziz Nasser
Kuwait DF Nawaf Jawad
Kuwait MF Yousuf Dandan
Kuwait MF Abdulaziz Ghali
Kuwait MF Abdulwahab Al Qattan
Kuwait MF Abdulrazaq Al Buti
Kuwait MF Ahmad Al Bloushi
Kuwait MF Ahmed Al Asfoor
Kuwait MF Ali Nader
Kuwait MF Abdulrahman AL-Reyahi
Kuwait MF Fawaz Al-Otaibi
Kuwait MF Khaled Majham
Kuwait MF Meshal hameed
Kuwait MF Mohammed Al-Huwaidi
Kuwait MF Mohammed Al-Azimi
Kuwait MF Rashed Al-Rashed
Kuwait MF Tareq Al Shammari
Kuwait MF Turki Al Mutairi
Kuwait FW Bader Al Jasser
Kuwait FW Faraj Al-Zoubi
Kuwait FW Mashari Al-Kandari
Kuwait FW Omar Nasser

Salmiya in Asia[edit]

Competition Pld W D L GF GA
Asian Club Championship 10 2 4 4 13 12
Asian Cup Winners Cup 2 1 0 1 2 2
AFC Champions League 6 3 0 3 8 9
Total 18 6 4 8 23 23
  • Q = Qualification
  • GS = Group stage
  • R16 = Round of 16
  • QF = Quarter-final
  • SF = Semi-final

Asian Cup Winners Cup

 
Round Country Club Home Away
1994
GS Iran Persepolis 1–2 1–0
2002
R1 United Arab Emirates Al Ain 1

Asian Club Championship

Round Country Club Home Away
1995–96
R1 Oman Seeb 4–0 0–0
R2 Iran Saipa 1–2 1–2
1998–99
R1 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal 0–0 2–3
2000–01
R1 Jordan Al Ramtha 2–2 1–0
R2 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal 0–0 1–3
 

AFC Champions League

Round Country Club Home Away
2005
GS Iraq Al Shurta 3–1 1–0
GS Qatar Al Rayyan 2–0 1–2
GS Iran PAS 0–1 1–5
  • Al Salmiya withdrew against Al Ain.

FIFA World Cup and AFC Asian Cup players[edit]

FIFA World Cup 1982 Spain

FIFA World Cup 2006 Germany

1996 AFC Asian Cup

2000 AFC Asian Cup

2004 AFC Asian Cup

AFC Asian Cup 2007

AFC Asian Cup 2011

Former head coaches[edit]

Alfred Riedl, coach of Salmiya from 2001–03
Years Name Nationality
1991–94 Gildo Rodrigues
Brazil
1995–96 David Roberts
England
1996 Saleh Al Asfoor
Kuwait
1998 Alexandru Moldovan
Romania
1999–00 William Thomas
Belgium
2000–01 Ivan Buljan
Croatia
2001 Adel Abdul Nabi
Kuwait
2001–03 Alfred Riedl
Austria
2005 Uli Maslo
Germany
2005–06 Saleh Al Asfoor
Kuwait
2006–07 Sándor Egervári
Hungary
2007–08 Neca
Portugal
2008 Mohammed Ibrahem
Kuwait
2008 – June 9 Mihai Stoichiţă
Romania
June 2009 – Oct 9 Saleh Zakaria
Kuwait
Oct 2009 – Mar 10 Tamas Krivitz
Hungary
Mar 2010 – May 10 Saleh Zakaria
Kuwait
May 2010 – Feb 2011 Zijad Švrakić
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Feb 2011 – Dec 2011 Muhammad Karam
Kuwait
Dec 2011– Jul 2013 Sanjin Alagic
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Jul 2013– Feb 2014 Mihai Stoichiţă
Romania
Feb 2014– Mohammed Dehelees
Kuwait

Club sponsors[edit]

  • Kuwait SportsMan
  • Kuwait Health House Nutrition
  • Italy Lotto

Handball team achievements[edit]

Handball pictogram.svg

Runners-up (2) in 1999 and 2001 both in Isfahan

References[edit]

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