El Qanah FC

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El Qanah FC
Full name El Qanah Football Club
نادي القناة لكرة القدم
Short name QAN
Founded 1946; 71 years ago (1946)
Ground Suez Canal Stadium
Chairman Mohab Mamish
Manager Ahmed Said
League Egyptian Second Division
2015–16 Second Division, 4th (Group D)
Website Club website

El Qanah Football Club (Arabic: نادي القناة لكرة القدم‎‎), also known as Suez Canal, is an Egyptian football club based in Suez, Egypt. The club is currently playing in the Egyptian Second Division, the second-highest league in the Egyptian football league system.


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 "El Qanah" with the Frenchman Paul Blan as a president to take part in the league.

The team promoted to the Egyptian Premier League on the 1953–54 season, 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
18 Egypt MF Mohamed Mekki
19 Nigeria FW Kabiru Musa
No. Position Player
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
33 Egypt GK Alaa Hussin
-- Egypt DF Salah Mansour


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