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Coordinates: 29°57′26″N 31°18′49″E / 29.95722°N 31.31361°E / 29.95722; 31.31361

Wadi Degla
Wadi Degla Logo.png
Full name Wadi Degla Sporting Club
Nickname(s)
  • Community of Champions (Egyptian Arabic: Mogtama' El Abtal, مجتمع الأبطال)
Short name WDG
Founded 2002; 16 years ago (2002)
Ground 30 June Stadium
Ground Capacity 30,000
Chairman Maged Samy
Manager Takis Gonias
League Egyptian Premier League
2017–18 Egyptian Premier League, 15th

Wadi Degla Sporting Club (Classical Arabic: نادي وادي دجلة الرياضي) (Egyptian Arabic: وادي دجلة , Wadi Degla) is an Egyptian football club based in Cairo. In 2009–10, it was promoted to the Egyptian Premier League for the first time in its history.

History[edit]

In 2009–10 Egyptian Second Division, Wadi Degla made history. The team defeated El-Sekka El-Hadid 3–1 in the last week of the competition to seal promotion to the highest level of football in Egypt, Egyptian Premier League, for the first time in its history.[1][2] It took Wadi Degla only one season to promote from the second division to the premier league. This is a historical achievement that was only reached once before by Al-Mokawloon Al-Arab (a.k.a. Arab Contractors) in 1981.[1]

Satellite clubs[edit]

Wadi Degla has a large youth football academy.[3] It is a similar project to that of ASEC Mimosas. The club has a close relationship with England's Arsenal Football Club.[4]

The following clubs are affiliated with Wadi Degla:

Honours and achievements[edit]

Domestic[edit]

Cup[edit]

Performance in CAF competitions[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 5 July 2018.

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

No. Position Player
7 Egypt DF Osama Azab
8 Egypt MF Karim Bedir
13 Egypt DF Elsayed Salem
14 Egypt MF Mohamed Helal
15 Democratic Republic of the Congo FW Roddy Manga
19 Egypt MF Hossam Arafat
20 Egypt MF Ahmed Safi
21 Mali FW Boubacar Traoré
22 Egypt DF Ayman Adel
23 Egypt DF Mohamed Anwar
25 Egypt FW Bebo
26 Egypt MF Mohamed Abdelaati
27 Togo MF Richard Boro
28 Egypt GK Khaled Walid
30 Egypt GK Mahmoud Reda
32 Egypt MF Mohamed Reda
35 Egypt MF Mohamed Mahmoud
No. Position Player
39 Egypt DF Hady Reyad
40 Egypt MF Mahmoud Felix
44 Egypt DF Mahmoud Marie
72 Egypt MF Ahmed Said
77 Egypt DF Abdelrahman Youssef
90 Senegal FW Ibrahima Ndiaye
97 Egypt MF Mohamed Hesham
98 Egypt DF Bassam Walid
Egypt DF Khaled Reda
Egypt MF Mahmoud Shawky
Egypt MF Mostafa Abdelrasoul
Greece MF Vasilis Bouzas
Egypt MF Karim Mamdouh
Egypt MF Ahmed Ramadan
Egypt MF Amir Shoaib
Egypt FW Dodo Elgabas
Egypt FW Mohamed Ashraf

Managers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Maher, Hatem "Wadi Degla promoted to Premier League". Filgoal, 2010-5-12. Retrieved on 12 May 2010.
  2. ^ "Wadi Degla in 1st Division..." Wadi Degla Official Web site. Retrieved on 22 June 2010.
  3. ^ Arsenal Soccer School
  4. ^ BBC.co.uk Arsenal set up shop in Cairo
  5. ^ K.Lierse S.K. – A Belgian Football Club under Wadi Degla’s ownership
  6. ^ among us
  7. ^ "OFFICIAL: Maged Samy announced owner of Greek club". kingfut.com. 28 July 2017. 

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