Al-Jahra SC

Al Jahra Sporting Club (Arabic: نادي الجهراء الرياضي) is a Kuwaiti professional football (soccer) club based in Jahra City. They won the Kuwaiti league (the old name of Kuwaiti Premier League) once, in 1990. They participated in the Kuwaiti Premier League 21 times, most recently in the 2007–2008 season. Al Jahra reached the Kuwait Emir Cup final twice in recent times, 1996 and 2002, where they lost to Al Arabi 1–2 and Kuwait Club 0–1.

Al-Jahra SC
نادي الجهراء
Full nameAl-Jahra Sporting Club
Nickname(s)Sons of the Martyrs ( أبناء الشهداء )
Founded1966 (1966) as Al-Shuhada 1972 became al-jahra
GroundAl Shabab Mubarak Alaiar Stadium
Jahra, Kuwait
ChairmanD'Ham AL-Shammari
ManagerDr. Mohamed Al Masha’an
LeagueKuwaiti Premier League

Al Jahra Sporting Club also offers various sports such as basketball, volleyball, boxing, and prides itself in Fencing. Al Jahra Sporting Club has achieved both national and international fencing gold medals; training some of Asia's best fencers under the guidance of Head Coach, Captain Abdullah Abdulredah.



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

No. Position Player
1 GK Fawaz Al-Dosari
22 GK Bander Sulaiman
4 DF Hmoud Melfi
5 DF Adel Al Enezi
DF Ahmed Al Dhafiri
13 DF Mohammed Al-Alati
15 DF Ahmed Hmoud
2 DF Aaron Mbimbe
MF Fayez Al dhafiri
No. Position Player
14 MF Abdel Rahman Al-Sarbal
MF Omar Al rougi
MF Ahmed Al-Nasser
MF Ahmed Matar
MF Obaid Rafee
21 MF Nicolas Olsen
MF Mohamed Al Ajrash
MF Abdullah Ayed
MF Moussa Daisy
3 FW Khalid Ajab
17 FW Mohamed Dahash
28 FW Ngombe Mbengue
FW Rodolf Denger
FW Fahad Bajea
10 FW Mohammed Al Ajmi

This seasons transfers



AFC Asian Cup players

1996 AFC Asian Cup

2000 AFC Asian Cup

2012 Africa Cup of Nations  Gabon /  Equatorial Guinea

Managerial history

Years Name Nationality
1984–86 Antal Szentmihályi
1986–87 Allan Jones
1990 Saleh Zakaria
1993–94 Jefico
1994 Abdulqader Al Ejayan
1995–96 Volla
1996 Karim Salman
1997–98 Diethelm Ferner
1998–99 Alexandru Moldovan
1999 Karim Salman
2000–01 Karim Salman
2001 Jawad Maqseed
2001–03 Abdulqader Al Ejayan
2003–04 Grigore Sichitiu
2004 Florin Motroc
2006–07 Aurel Țicleanu
2007 Ghlafis Al Ajmi
2007–08 Alexander Klebar
2008-09 Marian Mihail
2009 Saleh Al Asfor
2009–10 Zijad Švrakić
2010– Ginés de Silva
2015– Skënder Gega

Asian record

1992: 6th position
2012: Quarterfinal
2014: Quarterfinal
2015: Quarterfinal
Season Competition Round Club Home Away
1992 GCC Champions League Group Riffa 2–2
Group Al Rayyan 0–1
Group Al-Hilal 0–1
Group Al Shabab 0–3
Group Dhofar 0–0
2012 GCC Champions League Group Fanja SC 2–2 1–1
Group Muharraq 1–0 0–1
QuarterFinal Al-Khor not held 0–1
2014 GCC Champions League Group Saham Club 3–4 1–1
Group Al-Raed 2–2 3–2
Quarterfinal Al-Nasr 2–2(aet)
(2–4) pso)
2015 GCC Champions League Group East Riffa 1–1 4–2
Group Al-Faisaly 1-2 1-0
Quarterfinal Al-Seeb 0-2
2012: First Round
Season Competition Round Club Home Away
2012 Arab Champions League Preliminary Round Al-Fateh 1–2 0–1


HomeResultAway Team
Al Jahra7–1Al Salibikhaet
Al Jahra5–0Yarmouk
Al Jahra5–0Khaitan
Al Jahra3–2Racing de Santander
Al Jahra2–2CD Baskonia

Club sponsors

  • Al Shahed
  • Al Jeraiwey
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