Al-Wehda Club (Mecca)

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Al-Wehda Club
Full nameAl-Wehda Club
Nickname(s)Fursan Mecca (Knights of Mecca)
Founded1945; 74 years ago (1945)
GroundKing Abdul Aziz Stadium
Capacity33,195[1]
ChairmanHatim Khaimi
ManagerJuan Brown
LeagueSaudi Professional League
2017–18Prince Mohammad bin Salman League, 1st (Promoted)
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 6 September 2018[4][5]
No Position Player Nation
1 Goalkeeper Mohamed Awad (on loan from Al Ismaily)  Egypt
2 Defender Radhi Al-Otaibi  Saudi Arabia
4 Midfielder Waleed Bakshween  Saudi Arabia
6 Defender Renato Chaves  Brazil
7 Midfielder Mohammed Al-Qathami  Saudi Arabia
8 Midfielder Abdulellah Al-Malki  Saudi Arabia
10 Midfielder Rómulo Otero (on loan from Atlético Mineiro)  Venezuela
11 Midfielder Marcos Guilherme  Brazil
12 Defender Abdullah Al-Zori  Saudi Arabia
13 Goalkeeper Abdulquddus Atiah  Saudi Arabia
15 Midfielder Saleh Al-Amri  Saudi Arabia
16 Midfielder Ali Al-Nemer  Saudi Arabia
19 Forward Kabongo Kasongo (on loan from Zamalek)  Democratic Republic of the Congo
20 Forward Jaber Assiri  Saudi Arabia
21 Defender Ahmed Al-Shamrani  Saudi Arabia
23 Defender Abdulelah Al-Amri (on loan from Al-Nassr)  Saudi Arabia
25 Defender Faisel Darwish  Saudi Arabia
26 Midfielder Mohammed Sufyani  Saudi Arabia
27 Defender Fawaz Al-Sqoor  Saudi Arabia
28 Defender Abdullah Al-Shammari  Saudi Arabia
29 Midfielder Nawaf Al-Harthi  Saudi Arabia
30 Goalkeeper Moataz Akjah  Saudi Arabia
31 Defender Sari Amr  Saudi Arabia
33 Goalkeeper Abdullah Al-Jadaani  Saudi Arabia
55 Goalkeeper Mohaya Al-Sulami  Saudi Arabia
66 Midfielder Mohammed Al-Qarni  Saudi Arabia
71 Forward Ahmed Abdu  Eritrea
77 Midfielder Issam Jebali  Tunisia
87 Midfielder Anselmo  Brazil
92 Defender Zidane Mebarakou  Algeria

Other players under contract[edit]

No Position Player Nation
5 Midfielder Emre Çolak  Turkey

Out on loan[edit]

No Position Player Nation
24 Midfielder Issam Al-Qarni (on loan to Damac)  Saudi Arabia
Midfielder Bader Al-Shahrani (on loan to Najran)  Saudi Arabia
Forward Mousa Madkhali (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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