Al Wahda FC

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Al Wahda FC
نادي الوحـدة لكرة القدم
Al Wahda FC logo.png
Full name Al Wahda Football Club
Nickname(s) اصحاب السعاده
Founded 1974
Ground Al-Nahyan Stadium
Ground Capacity 12,000[1]
Owner Dhiab Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan
Chairman Dhiab Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan
Manager Javier Aguirre
League UAE Pro League
2015–16 UAE Pro League, 3rd
Website Club home page
Al Nahyan Stadium

Al Wahda Football Club (Arabic: نادي الوحدة لكرة القدم‎‎) is a football club based in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates that plays in the UAE Arabian Gulf League. The club was founded in 1974 and plays its home games at the Al-Nahyan Stadium. The club's colours are maroon, grey and white.

Al Wahda has won the UAE Arabian Gulf League four times, with the most recent title coming in the 2009–10 UAE Pro-League season.

Honours[edit]

Champion: 1999, 2001, 2005, 2010
In 1999
Champion: 2000
Champion: 2002, 2011
Champion: 1986, 1995, 2001
Champion: 2015-16

Performance in AFC competitions[edit]

2004: Quarter-Finals
2006: Group Stage
2007: Semi-Finals
2008: Group Stage
2010: Group Stage
2000: First Round
2002: Group Stage
1998/99: First Round
2000/01: First Round

Al Nahyan stadium[edit]

The Al Nahyan stadium is the home of Al Wahda, and although Al-Nahyan Stadium is perhaps less impressive in terms of infrastructure (12,000 seats) it still boasts a fervent atmosphere on match days and has the added advantage of being only three kilometres from the city centre.

Players[edit]

As of UAE Arabian Gulf League:

No Position Player Nation
1 Goalkeeper Mohammed Al-Shamsi      United Arab Emirates
18 Goalkeeper Ali Al-Hosani      United Arab Emirates
33 Goalkeeper Ahmed Al-Hosani      United Arab Emirates
40 Goalkeeper Adel Al-Hosani      United Arab Emirates

2 Defender Mohammed Saif      United Arab Emirates
3 Defender Adel Abdullah      United Arab Emirates
8 Defender Hamdan Al-Kamali      United Arab Emirates
12 Defender Mohammed Al-Dhahri      United Arab Emirates
21 Defender Salem Al Sharji      United Arab Emirates
23 Defender Rim Chang-woo      South Korea
24 Defender Abduraheem Abdurahman      United Arab Emirates
28 Defender Mohammed Barqesh      United Arab Emirates
29 Defender Saif Al-Aamri      United Arab Emirates
37 Defender Ahmed Rashed      United Arab Emirates
44 Defender Mansor Shawkan      United Arab Emirates
45 Defender Omar Abdullah      United Arab Emirates

6 Midfielder Sultan Al Ghaferi      United Arab Emirates
7 Midfielder Mohamed Al Shehhi      United Arab Emirates
9 Midfielder Jorge Valdivia      Chile
14 Midfielder Khaled Ba Wazir      United Arab Emirates
17 Midfielder Suhail Al-Mansoori      United Arab Emirates
20 Midfielder Nasser Abdulhadi      United Arab Emirates
22 Midfielder Balázs Dzsudzsák      Hungary
26 Midfielder Mohammed Abdulbasit      United Arab Emirates
30 Midfielder Tareq Al-Khodaim      United Arab Emirates
34 Midfielder Eisa Al-Aamri      United Arab Emirates
77 Midfielder Khalil Ibrahim      United Arab Emirates

10 Forward Ismail Matar (Captain)     United Arab Emirates
11 Forward Sebastián Tagliabué      Argentina
27 Forward Sultan Saif      United Arab Emirates
42 Forward Mohamed Al-Akbari      United Arab Emirates

Past managers[edit]

References[edit]

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