Al-Wehda Club (Mecca)

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Al-Wehda FC
AL Wehda New Logo.png
Full nameAl-Wehda Football Club
Nickname(s)Fursan Mecca (Knights of Mecca)
Al Mared Al Ahmar (The Red Giant)
Founded1945; 74 years ago (1945)
GroundKing Abdul Aziz Stadium
Capacity38,000[1]
ChairmanSultan Azhar
ManagerMario Cvitanović
LeaguePro League
2018–19Pro League, 7th of 16
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Al-Wehda Club (Arabic: نادي الوحدة‎) is a multi-sports club team from Mecca, Saudi Arabia, founded in 1945. The football section plays in the Saudi Professional League.[2] They also have a handball section.

Honours[edit]

Saudi First Division (Level 2)

King Cup

  • Winners (2): 1957, 1966
  • Runners-up (5): 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1970

Crown Prince Cup

  • Winners (1): 1959–60
  • Runners-up (5): 1958–59, 1963–64, 1969–70, 1972–73, 2010–11

(Source:[3])

Current squad[edit]

As of Saudi Professional League:

As of 6 September 2018[4][5]
No Position Player Nation
2 Defender Radhi Al-Otaibi  Saudi Arabia
4 Midfielder Waleed Bakshween  Saudi Arabia
5 Midfielder Emre Çolak  Turkey
6 Defender Renato Chaves  Brazil
8 Midfielder Mohammed Al-Qarni  Saudi Arabia
11 Midfielder Marcos Guilherme  Brazil
12 Defender Abdullah Al-Zori  Saudi Arabia
13 Goalkeeper Abdulquddus Atiah  Saudi Arabia
16 Midfielder Ali Al-Nemer  Saudi Arabia
20 Forward Jaber Assiri  Saudi Arabia
25 Defender Faisel Darwish  Saudi Arabia
26 Midfielder Mohammed Sufyani  Saudi Arabia
27 Defender Fawaz Al-Sqoor  Saudi Arabia
30 Goalkeeper Moustapha Zeghba  Algeria
31 Defender Sari Amr  Saudi Arabia
33 Goalkeeper Abdullah Al-Jadaani  Saudi Arabia
44 Midfielder Hatem Belal  Saudi Arabia
55 Goalkeeper Mohaya Al-Sulami  Saudi Arabia
70 Forward Mohammed Al-Saiari  Saudi Arabia
71 Forward Ahmed Abdu  Eritrea
87 Midfielder Anselmo  Brazil
88 Midfielder Ayman Al-Khulaif  Saudi Arabia
Defender Khaled Adénon  Benin
Defender Yassin Hamzah  Saudi Arabia
Defender Abdulrahman Al-Rio  Saudi Arabia
Defender Ali Al-Zubaidi (on loan from Al-Ahli)  Saudi Arabia
Defender Craig Goodwin  Australia
Midfielder Moshari Al-Qahtani  Saudi Arabia
Forward Youssouf Niakaté  France

Other players under contract[edit]

No Position Player Nation
22 Goalkeeper Moataz Akjah  Saudi Arabia
66 Forward Mousa Madkhali  Saudi Arabia
Midfielder Bader Al-Shahrani  Saudi Arabia

Out on loan[edit]

No Position Player Nation
29 Midfielder Nawaf Al-Harthi (on loan to Al-Ain)  Saudi Arabia

Managers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "King Abdul Aziz Sport City Stadium". Saudi Pro League Statistics. Retrieved 30 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Al Wahda FC (Mecca)". Soccerway. Global Sports Media. Retrieved 6 November 2011.
  3. ^ Ian King and Mohammed Qayed (14 May 2010). "Saudi Arabia - List of Cup Winners". RSSSF. Retrieved 6 November 2011.
  4. ^ "Al-Wehda squad". kooora. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Al-Wehda squad 2018-19 season". slstat. Retrieved 26 July 2018.

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