Wadi Degla SC

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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
نادى وادى دجلة
Wadi Degla Logo.png
Full name Wadi Degla Football Club
Founded 2002; 14 years ago (2002)
Ground 30 June Stadium
Ground Capacity 30,000
Chairman Egypt Maged Samy
Manager Patrice Carteron
League Egyptian Premier League
2015–16 Egyptian Premier League, 5th
Website Club home page

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

History[edit]

In 2009–10 Egyptian Second Division, Wadi Degla made history. The team defeated Al-Sekka Al-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 is known to have 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 & Achievements[edit]

Domestic[edit]

Cup[edit]

Performance in CAF competitions[edit]

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 Essam El-Hadary
2 Egypt DF Sameh Abdel-Fadil
3 Egypt DF Karim Mosaad
4 Egypt MF Mostafa Galal
5 Egypt DF Ragab Nabil
6 Egypt DF Ahmed El Aash
7 Egypt MF Mostafa Talaat
8 Egypt MF Karim Mamdouh
10 Egypt FW Mohamed El Gabbas
11 Nigeria FW Stanley Ohawuchi
13 Egypt DF Elsayed Salem
14 Egypt MF Islam Adel
15 France MF Florent Malouda
16 Egypt MF Mostafa Galal
No. Position Player
17 Egypt DF Abdelrahman Ramadan
18 Egypt MF Tamer Moheb
19 Egypt MF Hossam Arafat
20 Egypt MF Ahmed Abdel-Raouf
21 Democratic Republic of the Congo FW Junior Mapuku
23 Egypt GK Haitham Mohamed
24 Egypt DF Mahmoud Alaa El-Din
27 Egypt DF Islam Saleh
28 Egypt FW Mahmoud Shawky
30 Egypt MF Mohamed Helal
32 Egypt MF Mohamed Sherif
77 Egypt MF Karim Walid
90 Egypt MF Ayman Adel

Out on loan[edit]

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

No. Position Player
Zambia FW Ronald Kampamba (on loan to Lierse until 30 June 2016)
No. Position Player
Egypt FW Mohamed Farouk (on loan to El Entag until 30 June 2016)

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

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