Al-Watani

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Al Watani Football Club
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Full name Al-Watani
Nickname(s) The Purple Crown
Founded 1959
Ground King Khalid Sport City Stadium
Tabuk, Saudi Arabia
Ground Capacity 5,000
Chairman Nayef Awad al-Balawi
Manager Nasser Al Naqzi
League Saudi First Division
2015–16 Saudi First Division, 10th

Al-Watani (Arabic: الوطني‎‎) is a Saudi Arabian football (soccer) team, based in Tabuk. The club was established in 1959.

Al-Watani has achieved promotion to the Saudi Premier League as the champion of the Saudi First Division during the 2006/07 season.

Players[edit]

As of Saudi First Division:

No Position Player Nation
1 Goalkeeper Sultan Al-Balawi  Saudi Arabia
21 Goalkeeper Abdullah Al-Shehri  Saudi Arabia
22 Goalkeeper Ali Hassan  Saudi Arabia

2 Defender Muteb Majrashi  Saudi Arabia
3 Defender Morad Al-Soudani  Saudi Arabia
5 Defender Sanad Al-Ameeri (on loan from Al-Shabab)  Saudi Arabia
6 Defender Abdurahman Khalil  Egypt
12 Defender Mohammed Al-Johani  Saudi Arabia
13 Defender Haroon Hashem  Saudi Arabia
33 Defender Sultan Al Awadh  Saudi Arabia
99 Defender Yasser Madkhali  Saudi Arabia

4 Midfielder Abdulla Al-Zubaidi  Saudi Arabia
7 Midfielder Abdulaziz Al-Balawi (Captain)  Saudi Arabia
8 Midfielder Adel Al-Yamani  Saudi Arabia
10 Midfielder Abdulaziz Sharifi  Saudi Arabia
11 Midfielder Majed Al-Atwi  Saudi Arabia
17 Midfielder Francis Coffie  Ghana
25 Midfielder Abdurahman Al-Safri  Saudi Arabia
30 Midfielder Abdullah Doshi (on loan from Al-Fateh)  Saudi Arabia
60 Midfielder Mokhtar Al-Shanqiti  Saudi Arabia

9 Forward Jaber Al-Mubarki  Saudi Arabia
20 Forward Omar Al-Balawi  Saudi Arabia
23 Forward Haroon Eisa  Burkina Faso