Hajer Club

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Full name Hajer Football Club Al-Hasa
Nickname(s) Sheikh Andiyat Al-Ahsa
Al Sheikh Al Hajrawi
Founded 1950
Ground Prince Abdullah bin Jalawi Stadium
Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia
Ground Capacity 19,096[1]
Chairman Hamad Al-Arifi
Manager Lutfi Al-Selimi
League Saudi First Division
2016–17 First Division, 9th
Website Club home page
Current season

Hajer Club (Arabic: نادي هجر) is a professional association football club based in Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia. The team play in the First Division, the second tier of Saudi Arabian football.

Established in 1950, the club is the oldest team in Al-Ahsa. The club have been promoted to the top tier of Saudi Football on 4 different occasions. Hajer have a record 4 First Division titles and have the won the Prince Faisal bin Fahd cup once.

The club share their home stadium, Prince Abdullah bin Jalawi Stadium, with city rivals Al-Fateh with whom they contest the Ahsa derby with.

History[edit]

Hajer Club were founded in the city of Hofuf part of the Al-Ahsa province in 1948 and they are the oldest professional football club in the Al-Ahsa region. The club was officially recognized as a professional football club in the year of 1950. The club was formerly called "Al-Badr" before changing their name to "Hajer". [2]

In the 2010–11 season Hajer finished first in the Saudi First Division and were promoted to the Saudi Professional League for the first time since 1998.

Honours[edit]

[3] Prince Faisal bin Fahd Cup for Division 1 and 2 Teams

  • Winners (1): 2004-05
  • Runners-up (2): 1995-96, 2000-01

Saudi First Division (Level 2)

Saudi Second Division (Level 3)

  • Winners (1): 2001-02

Players[edit]

As of Saudi First Division:

No Position Player Nation
1 Goalkeeper Khalid Radhy  Saudi Arabia
21 Goalkeeper Ali Al-Habarah  Saudi Arabia
22 Goalkeeper Nawaf Al-Otaibi  Saudi Arabia
23 Goalkeeper Abduraouf Al-Doqail  Saudi Arabia

2 Defender Radhi Al-Radhi  Saudi Arabia
4 Defender Hassan Al-Sandal  Saudi Arabia
7 Defender Abdushakor Hawsawi  Nigeria
13 Defender Mohammed Al-Musained  Saudi Arabia
35 Defender Ahmed Al-Nufaili  Saudi Arabia
73 Defender Hassan Al-Harbi  Saudi Arabia

6 Midfielder Haitham Al-Khulaif  Saudi Arabia
10 Midfielder Abdulhadi Al-Harajin  Saudi Arabia
11 Midfielder Hani Al-Dhahi  Saudi Arabia
14 Midfielder Abdurahman Al-Huraib (captain)  Saudi Arabia
15 Midfielder Abduraheem Al-Debbas  Saudi Arabia
17 Midfielder Mohammed Al-Safri  Saudi Arabia
20 Midfielder Salman Al-Hariri  Saudi Arabia
24 Midfielder Mousa Al-Aoufi  Saudi Arabia
33 Midfielder Sami Abdulghani  Saudi Arabia
34 Midfielder Abdullah Othman  Saudi Arabia
49 Midfielder Nasser Al-Ojail  Saudi Arabia
77 Midfielder Riyadh Al-Ibrahim  Saudi Arabia

9 Forward Jassem Al-Hamdan  Saudi Arabia
32 Forward Saleh Al-Arfej  Saudi Arabia
70 Forward Faisel Al-Jamaan  Saudi Arabia

-- Goalkeeper Mohammed Al-Omran  Saudi Arabia
-- Defender Abdullah Al-Yousef  Saudi Arabia
-- Midfielder Adel Al-Awwad  Saudi Arabia
-- Midfielder Jehad Al-Zowayed  Saudi Arabia
-- Forward Ahmed Aboh Jaber  Eritrea

Administration[edit]

The current administration that runs the club is the club-president Sami Al-Melhem and vice-president Osama Al-Naeem.

Personnel[edit]

  • Chairman: Saudi Arabia Sami Al-Melhem
  • Director of football: Serbia Slobodan Ogsananovic
  • Media Officer: Saudi Arabia Ali Al Saeed
  • Head Coach: Saudi Arabia Abdullah Al-Janoubi

Manager History[edit]


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