Wej SC

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Wej SC
Full name Wej Sports Club
Nickname(s) Fakhar Taif (Pride of Taif)
Founded 1976; 42 years ago (1976)
Ground King Fahd Stadium
Capacity 20,000 [1]
President Mbarak Al-Yami
Manager Tunisia Mahdi El Sifi
League Saudi Second Division
2016–17 Saudi First Division, 16th (relegated)

Wej Sports Club (Arabic: نادي وج الرياضي‎), is a Saudi Arabian football club based in Al Hawiyah, Ta'if, that plays in the Saudi First Division, the second tier of the Saudi Arabian football league system, formed in 1976.[2][3]

On 26 February 2016, Wej promoted to the Saudi First Division for the first time in their history after beating Al-Badaya 1–0 on aggregate in the play-off of Saudi Second Division.[4]

Current squad[edit]

As of Saudi Second Division:

No Position Player Nation
Goalkeeper Abdulaziz Al-Qahtani  Saudi Arabia
Goalkeeper Mohammed Al-Malki  Saudi Arabia
Goalkeeper Salem Al-Marzouqi  Saudi Arabia
Goalkeeper Abdulaziz Arab  Saudi Arabia
Defender Nasser Al-Sawat  Saudi Arabia
Defender Abdulwahab Al-Zahrani  Saudi Arabia
Defender Waleed Al-Mosaabi  Saudi Arabia
Defender Naif Al-Harthi  Saudi Arabia
Defender Ibrahim Barnawi  Saudi Arabia
Defender Khaled Sufyani  Saudi Arabia
Defender Ahmed Al-Qurashi  Saudi Arabia
Defender Saoud Al-Harthi  Saudi Arabia
Defender Ibrahim Assiri  Saudi Arabia
Defender Saoud Al-Mowallad  Saudi Arabia
Defender Talha Hawsawi  Saudi Arabia
Defender Khaled Al-Harthi  Saudi Arabia
Defender Turki Al-Aryani  Saudi Arabia
Defender Saleh Al-Abdeli  Saudi Arabia
Defender Hussain Al-Refaei  Saudi Arabia
Midfielder Bander Al-Qarni  Saudi Arabia
Midfielder Naif Karami  Saudi Arabia
Midfielder Abdulmajeed Al-Thobaiti  Saudi Arabia
Midfielder Hossam Hassan  Egypt
Midfielder Ali Al Turki  Saudi Arabia
Midfielder Awadh Al-Ziyadi  Saudi Arabia
Midfielder Ibrahim Ali  Saudi Arabia
Midfielder Rami Al-Mosaabi  Saudi Arabia
Midfielder Mashari Al-Moaasher  Saudi Arabia
Midfielder Badr Ba Eisa  Saudi Arabia
Midfielder Mohammed Al-Qarni  Saudi Arabia
Midfielder Khaled Al-Zaidi  Saudi Arabia
Midfielder Wasl Al-Thowaibi  Saudi Arabia
Midfielder Naqa Al-Boqami  Saudi Arabia
Midfielder Muteb Al-Rooqi  Saudi Arabia
Midfielder Abdullah Al-Otaibi  Saudi Arabia
Midfielder Muhannad Al-Sibiyani  Saudi Arabia
Midfielder Abdualziz Al-Marhabi  Saudi Arabia
Forward Adel Ba Janhon  Saudi Arabia
Forward Amr El-Shahat  Egypt
Forward Ahmed Al-Malki  Saudi Arabia
Forward Hamad Al-Thowaibi  Saudi Arabia
Forward Mohammed Al-Nofeai  Saudi Arabia
Forward Mashari Al-Dossari  Saudi Arabia
Forward Abdullah Al-Ghoraibi  Saudi Arabia
Forward Saoud Salawati  Saudi Arabia

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "الملاعب والمدن الرياضية" (in Arabic). Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 14 March 2016.
  2. ^ "فريق: وج" [Wajj team]. Kooora.com (in Arabic). Retrieved 14 March 2016.
  3. ^ "وج" (in Arabic). Saudi Arabian Football Federation. Retrieved 14 March 2016.
  4. ^ "نادي وج يتأهل إلى مصاف أندية الدرجة الأولى" [Wej Club qualified to the First Division League] (in Arabic). Saudi Arabian Football Federation. 26 February 2016. Retrieved 14 March 2016.