Al-Wakrah SC

Al-Wakrah Sport Club (Arabic: نادي الوكرة الرياضي) is a Qatari professional sports club based in Al Wakrah. Their professional football team competes in the Qatar Stars League and play their home games at the Al-Wakrah Stadium.

Al-Wakrah SC
Full nameAl-Wakrah Sport Club
Nickname(s)السماوي
النواخذه
"The Blue Wave" الموج الأزرق
Founded1959 (1959)
GroundSaoud bin Abdulrahman Stadium, Al Wakrah, Qatar
Capacity12,000
ChairmanSheikh Khalifa bin Hassan
ManagerTintín Márquez
LeagueQatar Stars League
2018–19Qatari Second Division, 1st
WebsiteClub website
Al Wakrah's active sections

Football

Basketball

Handball

Volleyball

Futsal

Athletics

Name history

  • 1959: Founded as Al-Wakrah Youth Club
  • 1967: Changed name to Al-Wakrah Sport Club

History

Al Wakrah was founded in 1959,[1] and was officially legitimized in 1965 under the name of Al Wakrah Youth Club.[2] From that time, its football and handball sections were formed, with both participating in local competitions. It later changed its name to Al Wakrah Sports Club in 1967. Over the years, it branched out to many sports, including chess, basketball, and bowling.

The new club headquarters was constructed in 1984, and tennis and squash teams were also formed during this time in addition to its previously formed sports teams. They won the Qatari league twice, once in 1999 and again in 2001.

Honours

Winners (2): 1999, 2001
Winners (1): 1999
Winners (4): 1989, 1991, 1998, 2004
Winners (1): 2011 (Shared Record) (Defunct)

Current technical staff

Last updated 16 October 2013.[3]

 
Coaching staff
Head coach Mauricio Larriera
Assistant coach Mejbel Fartoos
Goalkeeping coach Radwan Salhi
Physiotherapist Brahim Boubaker

Current squad

As of Qatar Stars League:

No Position Player Nation
1 Goalkeeper Mohammed Abolkhair U23  Qatar
3 Defender Mohammed Jomaa U23  Qatar
4 Defender Ali Malolah U23  Qatar
5 Defender Sohaym Al-Ali U23  Qatar
6 Defender Abdurahman Fakhro  Qatar
7 Defender Abdurahman Mesaad  Qatar
8 Midfielder Isaías Sánchez  Australia
9 Forward Mohamed Benyettou  Algeria
10 Midfielder Cristian Ceballos  Spain
11 Midfielder Ahmed Fadhel  Qatar
12 Midfielder Mohammed Jadoua U23 (on loan from Al-Sadd)  Qatar
13 Defender Bruno Uvini  Brazil
14 Forward Omar Ali  Qatar
15 Defender Abdullah Meftah U23  Qatar
16 Midfielder Khalid Muneer U23 (on loan from Al-Duhail)  Qatar
17 Midfielder Faisel Bo Rshaid U23  Qatar
18 Midfielder Mohammed Abdulrahman U23  Qatar
19 Defender Ahmed Suhail U23 (on loan from Al-Sadd)  Qatar
20 Midfielder Adel Alawi (on loan from Umm Salal)  Qatar
21 Defender Ousmane Coulibaly  Mali
22 Forward Meshal Abdullah  Qatar
24 Midfielder Riadh Mekideche  Qatar
27 Forward Hassan Palang U23 (on loan from Al-Sadd)  Qatar
40 Goalkeeper Hassan Idriss Dicko  Qatar
66 Goalkeeper Saoud Al Khater  Qatar
67 Defender Jassem Al-Hashemi  Qatar
70 Forward Ismail Mardanli  Qatar
99 Forward Jassem Al-Jalabi  Qatar

Other players under contract

No Position Player Nation
Midfielder Jameel Al-Yahmadi  Oman

Out on loan

No Position Player Nation
31 Goalkeeper Salah Zakaria U23 (on loan to Al-Gharafa)  Qatar

League records

Last update: 23 February 2012.
Apps and goals in the QSL only

Managerial history

As of 24 May 2012.

Individual honours

2009 FIFA Confederations Cup

The following players have played in the FIFA Confederations Cup:

Performance in AFC competitions

2001: First Round

Asian clubs ranking

As of 18 September 2018.[7]
Current Rank Country Team
250Kerala Blasters
251Bharat
252Persebaya Surabaya
253NorthEast United
254Al-Wakrah

Other sports

Basketball

References

  1. "Qatar – List of Foundation Dates". RSSSF. Retrieved 20 June 2012.
  2. "Al Wakrah Sports Club". kooora.com. Retrieved 18 May 2013.
  3. الوكرة القطري يعتمد الجهاز الفني لفريق الكرة بقيادة العراقي درجال رسمياً (in Arabic). kooora.com. Retrieved 16 October 2013.
  4. ""بوعلام" نجم لا يكل ولا يمل .. وأداؤه "زي الفل"". al-watan.com. 14 November 2012. Archived from the original on 10 June 2015. Retrieved 19 May 2013.
  5. "Winning Airs from Ashurst". New Strait Times. 16 January 1992. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  6. "Winning Airs from Ashurst". New Strait Times. 16 January 1992. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  7. "AFC Football / Soccer Clubs Ranking". Missing or empty |url= (help)
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