Saham Club

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Saham Club
نادي صحم
Full name Saham Club
Founded 1972; 44 years ago (1972) (24 April 1972 (as Saham))
Ground Sohar Regional Sports Complex
Sohar, Oman
Ground Capacity 19,000
League Oman Professional League
2014–15 9th
Website Club home page

Saham Club (Arabic: نادي صحم‎‎) is an Omani sports club based in Saham, Oman.[1] The club is currently playing in the Oman Professional League, top division of Oman Football Association. Their home stadium is Sohar Regional Sports Complex. The stadium is government owned, but they also own their own personal stadium and sports equipments, as well as their own training facilities.


The club was founded on 24 April 1972 and registered on 26 June 2002.

The club was promoted to the Omani League after winning the final of 2007-08 First Division League, where the club defeated Al-Shabab Club on penalties.[2]

The club caused a major upset when they beat 7-time Sultan Qaboos Cup winners, Dhofar in 2009, receiving their first ever Sultan Qaboos Cup title. Their most recent achievement was in 2013 when they won the first OPL Cup against Al-Seeb Club 3–2 on penalties after the match had ended 0–0 in normal time.[3]

Being a multisport club[edit]

Although being mainly known for their football, Saham SC like many other clubs in Oman, have not only football in their list, but also hockey, volleyball, handball, basketball, badminton and squash. They also have a youth football team competing in the Omani Youth League.

Crest and colours[edit]

Saham SC have been known since establishment to wear a full blue or white (Away) kit (usually a darker shade of blue). They have also had many different sponsors over the years. As of now, Uhlsport provides them with kits.


  • Winners: 2010, 2016

International titles[edit]

Club performance-International Competitions[edit]

AFC competitions[edit]

  • 2010 : Group Stage

UAFA competitions[edit]

  • 2011 : Group Stage
  • 2014 : Runners-up


Current technical staff[edit]

Position Name
Head Coach Serbia Branko Smiljanić
Assistant Coach
Goalkeeping Coach
Team Manager Oman Aiman Al-Farsi
Team Supervisor
Medical Director
Club Doctor


  1. ^ "Saham Club". 
  2. ^ Benjamin, Zaid (29 October 2008). "Oman 2007/08". RSSSF. 

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