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; 68 years ago (1950)
Ground Prince Abdullah bin Jalawi Stadium
Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia
Capacity 19,096[1]
Chairman Hamad Al-Arifi
Manager Abdullah Al-Janoubi
League Prince Mohammad bin Salman League
2017–18 Prince Mohammad bin Salman League, 5th
Website Club website
Current season

Hajer Club (Arabic: نادي هجر) is a professional association football club based in Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia. The team play in the Prince Faisal bin Fahd League, 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

Prince Mohammad bin Salman League (Level 2)

Saudi Second Division (Level 3)

  • Winners (1): 2001-02

Current squad[edit]

As of 1 September 2018:[4][5]

No Position Player Nation
3 Defender Gege Soriola  Nigeria
4 Defender Hassan Al-Sandal  Saudi Arabia
5 Midfielder Sami Abdulghani  Saudi Arabia
7 Midfielder Ahmed Hosni  Tunisia
8 Defender Abdullah Al-Yousef  Saudi Arabia
9 Midfielder Rayllan  Brazil
10 Midfielder Jehad Al-Zowayed  Saudi Arabia
11 Midfielder Hassan Al-Solan  Saudi Arabia
13 Defender Saud Fallatah  Saudi Arabia
14 Midfielder Abdurahman Al-Huraib (captain)  Saudi Arabia
16 Midfielder Mahmoud Bu Hassan  Saudi Arabia
17 Midfielder Haitham Al-Khulaif  Saudi Arabia
18 Midfielder Djebril Mohammed  Nigeria
19 Forward Mohamed Waliou Ndoye  Senegal
22 Goalkeeper Abduraouf Al-Daqeel  Saudi Arabia
23 Goalkeeper Nawaf Al-Otaibi  Saudi Arabia
25 Goalkeeper Noor Sabri  Iraq
27 Midfielder Hassan Al-Mohammed  Saudi Arabia
32 Defender Hamad Al-Jizani  Saudi Arabia
33 Goalkeeper Radhi Al-Olaiwi  Saudi Arabia
35 Defender Ahmed Al-Nufaili  Saudi Arabia
47 Defender Nasser Al-Ojail  Saudi Arabia
48 Midfielder Abdullah Othman  Saudi Arabia
70 Forward Faisel Al-Jamaan  Saudi Arabia
73 Defender Hassan Al-Harbi  Saudi Arabia
77 Forward Abdulaziz Al-Mutair  Saudi Arabia
88 Midfielder Alassane Diop  Mauritania
Forward Robert Ghansah  Ghana

Administration[edit]

The current administration that runs the club is the club-president Hamad Al-Arifi 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]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Prince Abdullah Bin Jalawi Sport City Stadium". Saudi Pro League Statistics. Retrieved 30 December 2015.
  2. ^ "تاريخ هجر". hajerclub.net. Retrieved 13 April 2018.
  3. ^ "بعض من منجزات النادي في كرة القدم". Hajer Club. Retrieved 24 April 2007.
  4. ^ "اللاعبين". Hajerclub.
  5. ^ http://www.kooora.com/?team=1005&mode=p

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