Khaitan SC

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Full nameKhaitan Sporting Club
نادي خيطان الرياضي
Nickname(s)AC Khaitan
Founded1965; 59 years ago (1965)
GroundKhaitan Stadium
ChairmanAbdullah Al Otaibi
LeagueKuwait Premier League

Khaitan Sporting Club (Arabic: نادي خيطان الرياضي) is a Kuwaiti professional football club named after Khaitan, a suburb of Kuwait City. Khaitan is the first Kuwaiti club to win the Division One title. Khaitan has always been among the clubs fighting off relegation on multiple occasions. The club is known for producing talent rather than buying ready-made stars.

Khaitan play their local derby match against rivals Al-Tadamon SC.


2011 Final Kuwait Crown Prince Cup[edit]

During the 2011, Khaitan reached the final.

The team played against Kuwait SC and lost 1-2, it was the team's first final in more than 30 years. On route to the final Khaiatn defeated Sulabikhat in the quarterfinal and Al Arabi in the semifinal.

  Win   Draw   Loss   Fixtures

2011 First Round Al-Nasr 1–3 Khaitan Al Ardiya
Attendance: 260
2011 Quarter-finals Sulaibikhat 1–2 Khaitan Sulaikhbat
Attendance: 399
2011 Semifinal Al-Arabi 1–2 Khaitan Kuwait City
Attendance: 5680
2011 Final Kuwait SC 2–1 Khaitan Kuwait City
Attendance: 6790

FIFA World Cup and AFC Asian Cup players[edit]

FIFA World Cup 1982 Spain

1984 AFC Asian Cup Singapore

2004 AFC Asian Cup China

Famous players[edit]

Khaitan Sports Club has been among the clubs that always produced special talent and players such as international players who later represented Kuwait in multiple tournaments. Such players include Waleed Ali and Mouayad Al Haddad.

Other sports[edit]

Khaitan maintain a multiple sports complex hosting different sports including football, handball, volleyball, and basketball. Other individual sports in Khaitan include Judo, TAekwando, Table tennis and Athletics


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See also[edit]