Smouha SC

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Smouha SC
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Full name Smouha Sporting Club
(Egyptian Pronunciation: سموحة, Semouha)
Nickname(s) The Blue Wave
(Egyptian Pronunciation: الموج الأزرق, El Moug El Azra')
Founded 29 December 1949; 68 years ago (1949-12-29)
Ground Borg El Arab Stadium
Alexandria, Egypt
Ground Capacity 86,000
Chairman Egypt Mohamed Farag Amer
Manager Egypt Ali Maher
League Egyptian Premier League
2016–17 Egyptian Premier League, 5th
Website Club website

Smouha Sporting Club (Classical Arabic: نادي سموحة الرياضي) (Egyptian Arabic: نادي سموحة, Semouha) is an Egyptian sports club based in Smouha, Alexandria with a professional football team.

Active departments of Smouha SC
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Football Basketball
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Squash Basketball
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Swimming Tennis Volleyball
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Table tennis Karate Volleyball
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Taekwondo Judo Athletics
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Gymnastics Hockey Croquet
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Equestrian Billiards Chess

Football club[edit]

In football, Smouha finished in second place in the 2008–09 Egyptian Second Division season. They were close to being promoted to the Egyptian Premier League, but they lost their final match against Kafr El-Zayat, so Mansoura was promoted instead. In the 2009–10 Egyptian Second Division Smouha secured promotion to the 2010-11 Egyptian Premier League after a 7–1 win against Abu Qair Semad on 28 April 2010.[1] Smouha played in the Egyptian Premier League for the first time in its history. The current president of Smouha sporting club is Egyptian millionaire and member of parliament Mohamed Farag Amer, founder and chief executive of Faragallah Group, a producer of food products. The club was close to being relegated in the 2010–11 season. They had a good start in the 2012–2013 premier league season, defeating Cairo Giant Al Ahly 1–0, Ghazl El Mahalla 5–1 and Wadi Degla 3–0.

Honours and achievements[edit]




Performance in CAF competitions[edit]

  • PR = Preliminary round
  • GS = Group stage
  • PO = Play-off round
Season Competition Round Country Club Home Away Aggregate
2015 CAF Champions League PR Libya Al Ahli Tripoli 1–0 0–1 1–1 (5–3 p)
1 Nigeria Enyimba 2–0 0–1 2–1
2 Republic of the Congo AC Léopards 2–0 0–1 2–1
GS Morocco Moghreb Tétouan 3–2 1–2 4th
(Group A)
Sudan Al Hilal Omdurman 1–1 0–2
Democratic Republic of the Congo TP Mazembe 0–2 0–1
2017 CAF Confederation Cup 1 Kenya Ulinzi Stars 4–0 0–3 4–3
PO South Africa Bidvest Wits 1–0 0–0 1–0
GS Zambia ZESCO United 1–1 0–1 4th
(Group C)
Angola Recreativo do Libolo 2–0 0–0
Sudan Al Hilal Al Obeid 1–1 1–2

Current squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Egypt GK Mohamed Abou Gabal
2 Egypt DF Mahmoud Moaaz
3 Egypt DF Osama Ibrahim
4 Egypt DF Ragab Nabil
5 Egypt DF El Sayed Farid
6 Egypt DF Mahmoud Mansour
7 Egypt MF Mahmoud Sayed
8 Egypt MF Islam Saleh
9 Egypt FW Ahmed Hassan Mekky
10 Egypt MF Ahmed Nabil
11 Egypt FW Mohamed Hamdi
12 Egypt MF Abdel Aziz Emam
14 Egypt MF Ahmed Homos
No. Position Player
15 Namibia FW Benson Shilongo
16 Egypt GK Essam Tharwat
17 Ethiopia FW Oumed Oukri
18 Egypt FW Hossam Hassan
19 Uganda FW Derrick Nsibambi
20 Egypt DF Mahmoud Ezzat
22 Egypt DF Amir Abed
23 Egypt DF Yasser Ibrahim
31 Egypt MF Sherif Reda
32 Egypt MF Mahmoud Samy
34 Guinea FW Yamodou Touré
35 Egypt MF Ibrahim Abdelkawi



  1. ^ Maher, Hatem "Smouha seal first Premier League promotion". Filgoal, 2010-4-28. Retrieved on 28 April 2010.

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