Al-Jahra SC

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Al-Jahra SC
نادي الجهراء
Full nameAl-Jahra Sporting Club
Nickname(s)Sons of the Martyrs (أبناء الشهداء)
Founded1966; 57 years ago (1966) (as Al-Shuhada)
1972; 51 years ago (1972) (as Al-Jahra)
GroundAl Shabab Mubarak Alaiar Stadium
Jahra, Kuwait
ChairmanNawaf Jded
ManagerGinés de Silva
LeagueKuwaiti Premier League

Al Jahra Sporting Club (Arabic: نادي الجهراء الرياضي) is a Kuwaiti professional football club based in Jahra. They won the Kuwaiti Premier League once, in 1990. They participated in the Kuwaiti Premier League 21 times, most recently in the 2007–08 season. Al Jahra reached the Kuwait Emir Cup final twice in recent times, 1996 and 2002, where they lost to Al Arabi 1–2 and Kuwait Club 0–1.

Al-Jahra also offers various sports such as basketball, volleyball, boxing, and prides itself in fencing.




  • Tishreen Cup : 1
    • 2007


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

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK Kuwait KUW Bader Al-Sanoun
3 DF Qatar QAT Abdelkarim Hassan
5 DF Kuwait KUW Adel Al Enezi
DF Kuwait KUW Ahmed Al Dhafiri
13 DF Kuwait KUW Mohammed Al-Alati
15 DF Kuwait KUW Ahmed Hmoud
2 DF Cameroon CMR Aaron Mbimbe
14 MF Kuwait KUW Abdel Rahman Al-Sarbal
MF Kuwait KUW Omar Al rougi
MF Kuwait KUW Ahmed Al-Nasser
DF Bosnia and Herzegovina BIH Enes Sipović
No. Pos. Nation Player
MF Kuwait KUW Ahmed Matar
MF Kuwait KUW Obaid Rafee
MF Kuwait KUW Mohamed Al Ajrash
MF Kuwait KUW Abdullah Ayed
19 MF Kuwait KUW Dahi Ibrahim
17 FW Kuwait KUW Mohamed Dahash
FW Kuwait KUW Fahad Bajea
10 FW Kuwait KUW Mohammed Al Ajmi
FW Ghana GHA Izaka Aboudou

AFC Asian Cup players[edit]

1996 AFC Asian Cup United Arab Emirates

2000 AFC Asian Cup Lebanon

2012 Africa Cup of Nations  Gabon /  Equatorial Guinea

Managerial history[edit]

Years Name Nationality
1984–86 Antal Szentmihályi Hungary
1986–87 Allan Jones England
1990 Saleh Zakaria Kuwait
1993–94 Jefico Bulgaria
1994 Abdulqader Al Ejayan Kuwait
1995–96 Volla Italy
1996 Karim Salman Kuwait
1997–98 Diethelm Ferner Germany
1998–99 Alexandru Moldovan Romania
1999 Karim Salman Kuwait
2000–01 Karim Salman Kuwait
2001 Jawad Maqseed Kuwait
2001–03 Abdulqader Al Ejayan Kuwait
2003–04 Grigore Sichitiu Romania
2004 Florin Motroc Romania
2006–07 Aurel Țicleanu Romania
2007 Ghlafis Al Ajmi Kuwait
2007–08 Alexander Klebar European Union
2008-09 Marian Mihail Romania
2009 Saleh Al Asfor Kuwait
2009–10 Zijad Švrakić Bosnia and Herzegovina
2010–201x Ginés de Silva Brazil
2015–2016 Skënder Gega Albania
2016 Mohammed Al-Sheikh Kuwait
2016–2017 Thamer Enad Kuwait
2019–2020 Mohammed Mashaan Kuwait
2020–2021 Maher Al-Shammari Kuwait
2021–2023 Sandi Sejdinovski Slovenia
2023– Ginés de Silva Brazil

Asian record[edit]

1992: 6th position
2012: Quarterfinal
2014: Quarterfinal
2015: Quarterfinal
Season Competition Round Club Home Away
1992 GCC Champions League Group stage Bahrain Riffa 2–2
Group stage Qatar Al Rayyan 0–1
Group stage Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal 0–1
Group stage United Arab Emirates Al Shabab 0–3
Group stage Oman Dhofar 0–0
2012 GCC Champions League Group Oman Fanja SC 2–2 1–1
Group stage Bahrain Muharraq 1–0 0–1
Quarterfinal Qatar Al-Khor not held 0–1
2014 GCC Champions League Group Oman Saham Club 3–4 1–1
Group stage Saudi Arabia Al-Raed 2–2 3–2
Quarterfinal United Arab Emirates Al-Nasr 2–2(aet)
(2–4) pso)
2015 GCC Champions League Group Bahrain East Riffa 1–1 4–2
Group stage Saudi Arabia Al-Faisaly 1-2 1-0
Quarterfinal Oman Al-Seeb 0-2
2012: First round
Season Competition Round Club Home Away
2012 Arab Champions League Preliminary round Saudi Arabia Al-Fateh 1–2 0–1

Club sponsors[edit]

  • Kuwait Al Shahed
  • Kuwait Al Jeraiwey

See also[edit]

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