Al-Salmiya SC

Al-Salmiya Sporting Club (Arabic: نادي السالمية الرياضي) is a Kuwaiti professional football and sports club in Salmiya. They have won the Kuwaiti Premier League four times, most recently in 2000. They were founded in 1964 and the club covers a total area of 94 thousand square metres comprising ten sports: football, volleyball, table tennis, tennis, squash, fencing, judo, taekwondo, karate and athletics.

Al-Salmiya SC
Full nameAl-Salmiya Sporting Club
نادي السالمية الرياضي
Terrible troublers
Founded1964 (1964)
GroundThamir Stadium
Al Salmiya, Kuwait
ChairmanTurki Alyousef Alsabah
ManagerMiloud Hamdi
LeagueVIVA Premier League
WebsiteClub website


Al-Salmiya plays their home games at Thamir Stadium in Salmiya. The stadium was Opened on 2004. It has a current capacity of 16,000 spectators.

Crests and colours


The logo of the club is inspired by the location of Salmiya on the map of the State of Kuwait, with green representing the land, while the color blue represents the sea.


Al-Salmiya's home kit is all sky blue shirts and white shorts, while their away kit is all white shirts and sky blue shorts.




Runners-up: 1999


  • Brigadiers Cup: 1
    • Winners: 2012-13



Performance in AFC competitions

2005: Group Stage
1996: Second Round
1999: First Round
2001: Second Round
1994: First Round
2002: withdrew in First Round


Current squad

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 Nawaf Al-Mansour
2 DF Ali Nader
3 DF Mohammad Al-Farsi
4 DF Tareq Khattab
5 DF Musaed Tarad
6 DF Ahmad Abdulghafour
7 FW Faisal Al Enezi
8 FW Odai Al-Saify
9 FW Fahad Al-Rashidi
10 MF Naif Al-Zouid
11 DF Mohammad Al-Suwaidan
13 DF Musaed Neda
14 MF Abdulrahman AL-Reyahi
15 MF Bader Al Samak
17 MF Fawaz AL-Otaibi
18 FW Patrick Fabiano
No. Position Player
19 MF Mobarak Al-Faneeni
20 MF Mohamed Al-Huwaidi
22 MF Kamal Mirzayev
23 DF Mohammed Al Hadhoud
25 DF Ayed Al-Enezi
26 GK Ahmed Al-Khaldi
30 MF Fahad Al-Otaibi
34 DF Alex Lima
35 GK Sattam Al Hussaini
45 MF Oday Dabbagh
50 DF Ghazi Al-Quhaidi
MF Amidu Salifu (on loan from Fiorentina)

Former Players

FIFA World Cup and AFC Asian Cup players

FIFA World Cup 1982

FIFA World Cup 2006

1996 AFC Asian Cup

2000 AFC Asian Cup

2004 AFC Asian Cup

AFC Asian Cup 2007

AFC Asian Cup 2011

AFC Asian Cup 2015

Club chairmen

Years Chairman
1964–65 Abdulaziz Mohammed Al Rasheed
1966 Jasem Mohammed Al Wogayan
1967–72 Abdulaziz Mohammed Al Rasheed
1973–75 Ali Subah Al Salem Al Subah
1975–81 Mohammed Yousef Al Subah
1981–82 Salem Fahad Al Salem Al Subah
1982–08 Khaled Yousef Al Subah
2008–11 Abdullah Al Tereeji
2012– Shiekh Turki Yousef Al-Sabah

Former head coaches

Years Name Nationality
1991–94 Gildo Rodrigues
1995–96 David Roberts
1996 Saleh Al Asfoor
1998 Alexandru Moldovan
1999–00 William Thomas
2000–01 Ivan Buljan
2001 Adel Abdul Nabi
2001–03 Alfred Riedl
2005 Uli Maslo
2005–06 Saleh Al Asfoor
2006–07 Sándor Egervári
2007–08 Neca
2008 Mohammed Ibrahem
2008 – June 9 Mihai Stoichiţă
June 2009 – Oct 9 Saleh Zakaria
Oct 2009 – Mar 10 Tamas Krivitz
Mar 2010 – May 10 Saleh Zakaria
May 2010 – Feb 2011 Zijad Švrakić
Feb 2011 – Dec 2011 Muhammad Karam
Dec 2011– Jul 2013 Sanjin Alagic
Jul 2013– Feb 2014 Mihai Stoichiţă
Feb 2014– Feb 2017 Mohammed Dehelees
Feb 2017– June 2018 Abdel Aziz Hamada
June 2018– Miloud Hamdi


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