|Full name||Qadsia Sporting Club|
(The Yellow Fort)
|Founded||October 20, 1960|
|Ground||Mohammed Al-Hamad Stadium
|Chairman||Khaled Fahad Ahmad|
|Manager||Rashed Al Bediah|
|League||VIVA Premier League|
|2014-15||Kuwaiti Premier League, 5th|
Qadsia Sporting Club (Arabic: نادي القادسية الرياضي) is primarily an association football club. Based in Kuwait City, Qadsia Club is one of the most popular clubs in Kuwait. Al Qadsia was founded in 1953 and it was called Al Jazira before being renamed to Qadsia SC in 20 October 1960. Qadsia currently plays in the Kuwaiti Premier League and has won this league 16 times.
Qadsia plays in the Mohammed Al-Hamad Stadium, which is in Hawalli, and is the largest stadium in Kuwait. Qadsia has the largest fan base in Kuwait and a large fan base in the gulf region and Arab world. Qadsia's rivals are Al-Arabi SC and Kuwait SC.
Qadsia SC was one of the first Kuwaiti teams to be established in Kuwait alongside Al-Arabi and Kuwait SC. They started football in 1961-62 football season and finished second in three years in a row behind Al-Arabi which started the Kuwait Derby between them. their first league title came in 1968-69.
Through these 20 years Qadsia won the league 5 times and many other trophies. Also competed in the GCC Champions League.
Since 2002, Al-Arabi never won the league which made Qadisa make there dominance in football by winning the league three times after Al-Arabi SC's last run and then losing it three times to Kuwait SC then winning it again four times in a row Making Qadsia the second team in Kuwait to win the league four times in a row at the time Qadsia SC has been to the final if the AFC Cup twice in 2010 and 2013 but lost both first to Al-Ittihad Aleppo from Syria in 2010 and Kuwait SC in 2013. In the 2013–14 season Al Qadsia won their 16th title.
In 2014, Qadsia won the AFC Cup for the first time in their third final appearance.
53 official Championships
- Kuwaiti Premier League
- Kuwait Emir Cup
- Kuwait Crown Prince Cup
- Kuwait Federation Cup
- Kuwait Super Cup
- Al Kurafi Cup
Kuwait futsal began in 2009 where Qadsia competed in.
- 2012-13, 2013-14
- 2010-11, 2011-12, 2013-14, 2014-15
- 2012-13, 2013-14
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Performance in AFC competitions
- AFC Champions League: 5 appearances
- AFC Cup: 6 appearances
- Asian Club Championship: 1 appearance
- 2000: First Round (Withdrew)
- Asian Cup Winners Cup: 2 appearances
|1991||Asian Cup Winners Cup||1st Round||Al Faisaly||-||-|
|1995||Asian Cup Winners Cup||1st Round||Al Oruba Sur||2–0||0–1|
|2nd Round||Al Sadd||-||0–2|
|2000||Asian Club Championship||1st Round||Al-Wahda||-||-|
|2005–06||AFC Champions League||Group||Foolad||2–0||0–6|
|Quarter Final||Al Ain||2–2||3–0|
|2007–08||AFC Champions League||Group||Pakhtakor||2–2||1–0|
|2010||AFC Cup||Group||East Bengal||4–1||3–2|
|Round of 16||Churchill Brothers||2–1|
|Quarter Final||Thai Port||3–0||0–0|
|Round of 16||Al-Kuwait||2–2 (aet)
|Round of 16||Al-Kuwait||1–1 (aet)
|Round of 16||Fanja SC||4–0|
|2014||AFC Champions League||1st Round||Al-Suwaiq||1–0|
|2nd Round||Bani Yas||4–0|
|3rd Round||El Jaish||0–3|
|AFC Cup||Group||Al Shorta SC||3–0||0-0|
|Round of 16||That Ras||4-0|
|2015||AFC Champions League||Playoff 2||Al-Wehdat SC||1-0|
|AFC Cup||Group||FC Ahal||2-0||1-0|
|Round of 16||Al-Wehdat SC||1-0|
- Technical staff
- Antonio Puche – Head Coach
- Roberto Espada Gallardo – Assistant Coach and Physical Coach
- Ahmed Dashti – Goalkeeper Coach
- Hasan Saif – Team Coordinator
Presidents and managers
Qadsia has had numerous presidents over the course of their history.
Below is a list of Qadsia coaches from 1960 until the present day.
- Wataniya Telecom
- Power Horse
- was 22,000. After the second match of Al-Arabi and Kuwait SC in Kuwait Premier League 2014/2015 it was estimated that over 25,500 people attended and the whole stadium was filled has same exact design
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