Olympic El Qanah FC

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Full name Olympic El Qanah FC
Nickname(s) Qanah
Founded 1935
Ground Suez Canal Stadium, Ismailia Stadium
Ismailia, Egypt
Ground Capacity 18,525
Chairman Egypt Mohab Mamish
Manager Egypt
League Egyptian Second Division
2013–14 10th (Group 2) (relegated)

Al-Quanah is an Egyptian football club based in Ismailia, Egypt. They are currently a member of the Egyptian Premier League after being promoted in 2013 from the Egyptian Premier B.


The club was founded in 1935 as a group of Ismailia born contractors formed a football team calling it "Badran Club", that team included Ismail Abougrisha, Mohamed Abougrisha, Sayed Hamed, Darwish Othman and Ibrahim Al-Samalouty which took part in the Canal Region league with the likes of Ismaily, Masry Port Said, The Greek club, Port Fouad.

In 1948 the club members succeeded to convince the board of the Suez Canal company to merge the Badran club with the company to form "Olympic El Qanal" with the Frenchman Paul Blan as a president to take part in the league.

The team promoted to the Egyptian Premier League on season 1953–54, and played for 27 seasons on the top flight.


Egypt Cup: (1)

  • 1963–64

Egyptian League Cup: (1) (Record)

Current squad[edit]

As of 1 January 2014[2] Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
3 Egypt DF Mohamed Saeed
6 Egypt DF Osama Al Hassan
7 Egypt MF Gharib Fathi
8 Egypt MF Ahmed Al Desouki
9 Egypt FW Abdallah Nasef
10 Egypt MF Said Saqr
14 Egypt MF Mohamed Salah
18 Egypt MF Mohamed Mekki
No. Position Player
19 Nigeria FW Kabiru Musa
21 England MF Kwame Adjeman-Pamboe
22 Egypt DF Mohamed Ibrahim
23 Egypt GK Ahmed Eid
25 Egypt DF Ahmed Mohsen
27 Egypt DF Baha Magdi
30 Egypt DF Mahmoud Al Sayed
31 Egypt MF El Sayed Shaaban
-- Egypt DF Salah Mansour
-- FW Etoo
33 Egypt GK Alaa Hussin


  1. ^ http://www.rsssf.com/tablese/egy00.html
  2. ^ "Squad Statistics". Soccerway. Retrieved 2 January 2014. 

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