Manama Club

Manama Club (Arabic: المنامة) is a football club based in Manama, Bahrain, founded in 1946.[1]

Manama Club
Full nameManama Club
Founded1946 (1946)
GroundBahrain National Stadium, Riffa, Bahrain
ChairmanZuhair Kazerooni
ManagerMohamed Bashir Al Shamlan
LeagueBahraini Premier League

Manama Club, formally known as Al Taj, is a well-known basketball club in the Gulf as well as Asia. They have two Gulf Championships, and were the first-ever Bahraini club and second-ever Gulf club to come in third place in the 2000 ABC Champions Cup. Manama Club has won over 45 titles in domestic competitions. The club is not as successful in football, however they won their first two titles, the Bahraini King's Cup and Bahraini Super Cup, in 2017.

Football achievements


Stadiums and facilities

The football club currently shares the Bahrain National Stadium (capacity 35,000) with four other clubs. Regular basketball matches are played in Um Al Hassam at the Zain Basketball Arena (capacity 2,000) while playoffs are held at the Khalifa Sport City Arena (capacity 4,000). The club's training facilities for football and basketball are located in Juffair.

Current squad

As 16 May 2019 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 Abbas Ahmed Ali
2 DF Redha Marhoon
3 DF Mohamed Adel Mohamed
4 DF Hussain Hasan Ali Baba
5 DF Mohamed Isa Hasan
6 DF Júlio Vaz
7 FW Husain Mahdi Rayyan
8 MF Mahmood Essam Al Marzouq
9 FW Mohamed Saad Al Romaihi
10 FW Ali Habib Haji
11 MF Ahmed Moosa Naji
13 MF Mahmood Abdulrahman Mohamed (Captain)
14 MF Isa Jehad Al Anezi
No. Position Player
15 MF Mohamed Ali Tashan
16 MF Ahmed Qasir
17 MF Husain Hashim Al Alawi
18 DF Ahmed Nabil Ahmed
19 DF Mohamed Ahmed Abdulla
20 MF Husain Abdulsamad Ali
21 MF Hussain Mohamed Dadallah
22 GK Redha Mohamed Abbas
24 GK Ashraf Waheed Al Sobea
27 MF Thiago Fernandes
28 FW Erick Luis
29 MF Ronaldo Kalu
30 GK Ammar Mohamed Abbas

Other sports

Besides football and basketball, Manama Club has teams for bowling.


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