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2017–18 Al-Taawoun FC season

The 2017–18 Al-Taawoun season is the club's 62nd season in existence and its 10th (non-consecutive) season in the top tier of Saudi Arabian football. This season, Al-Taawoun is participating in the Pro League for the eighth consecutive season as well as the King Cup and Crown Prince Cup. The season covers the period from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018.

Al-Taawoun
2017–18 season
PresidentMohammed Al-Qasim
ManagerJosé Gomes
StadiumKing Abdullah Sport City Stadium
SPL9th
Crown Prince CupRound of 16
King CupRound of 32
Top goalscorerLeague:
Abdulmajeed Al-Sawat (5)

All:
Abdulmajeed Al-Sawat (5)
Highest home attendance8,084 vs Al-Hilal (15 August 2017)
Lowest home attendance2,877 vs Al-Faisaly (20 October 2017)
Average home league attendance4,772
All statistics correct as of 14 November 2017.

Contents

Pre-season friendliesEdit

PlayersEdit

First team squadEdit

  • This section lists players who were in Al-Taawoun's first team squad at any point during the 2017–18 season
  • Asterisks indicates player left mid-season
  • Hash symbol indicates player retired mid-season
  • Italics indicate loan player
No. Nationality Name Position Joined Signed from
Goalkeepers
1   Essam El-Hadary GK 2017   Wadi Degla
21   Moataz Al-Baqaawi GK 2017 Youth
23   Sultan Al-Ghamdi GK 2015 Youth
32   Fayz Al-Sabiay GK 2015   Al-Hilal
Defenders
4   Ricardo Machado CB 2015   Dinamo București
5   Talal Al-Absi CB 2015   Al-Ittihad
12   Abdulaziz Al-Moghir RB 2017 Youth
13   Ibrahim Al-Zubaidi LB 2016   Najran
16   Naif Al-Mousa LB / LM 2014   Al-Hazm
24   Rayan Al-Dhiyab CB / LB 2017 Youth
28   Abdullah Al-Shameri LB / CB 2013 Youth
34   Faisel Al-Kharaa RB 2017   Al-Ittihad
99   Jufain Al-Bishi CB 2017   Al-Raed
Midfielders
6   Ryan Al-Mousa DM / CB 2017   Al-Ahli
10   Jehad Al-Hussain AM / SS 2014   Dubai
11   Abdulaziz Al-Bishi AM / LM 2017   Al-Shabab
17   Cédric Amissi LM / SS 2017   União
18   Madallah Al-Olayan DM / RB 2012 Youth
20   Faisel Al-Rashodi LM / AM 2017 Youth
27   Saeed Al-Dossari RM / RB 2016   Al-Shabab
30   Mostafa Fathi RM / LM 2017   El-Zamalek
37   Abdulaziz Al-Sharid CM / DM 2016   Al-Hilal
39   Abdurahman Al-Dossari DM 2017   Al-Nassr
77   Abdurahman Khairallah RM 2017   Al-Shabab
80   Abdulmajeed Al-Sawat AM / RM 2017   Al-Hilal
Forwards
9   Naif Hazazi CF 2017   Al-Nassr
45   Alhaji Kamara CF 2017   D.C. United
70   Ismael Al-Maghrebi CF / LM 2017   Al-Shabab

TransfersEdit

Transfers inEdit

Date Position Nationality Name From Fee Ref.
1 July 2017 DF   Jufain Al-Bishi Al-Raed Free transfer [1]
1 July 2017 MF   Abdulmajeed Al-Sawat Al-Hilal Free transfer [2]
1 July 2017 FW   Alhaji Kamara D.C. United £200,000 [3]
1 July 2017 GK   Essam El-Hadary Wadi Degla SC Free transfer [4]
1 July 2017 MF   Cédric Amissi União Undisclosed [5]
12 July 2017 FW   Ismael Al-Maghrebi Al-Shabab Free transfer [6]
20 August 2017 FW   Naif Hazazi Al-Nassr Free transfer [7]

Transfers outEdit

Date Position Nationality Name To Fee Ref.
1 July 2017 DF   Abdullah Kanno Al-Fayha Undisclosed [8]
1 July 2017 FW   Saqer Otaif Al-Raed Free transfer [9]
1 July 2017 MF   Ahmed Al-Zain Al-Ahli Undisclosed [10]
1 July 2017 MF   Abdulrahman Al-Barakah Al-Fayha Undisclosed [11]
1 July 2017 MF   Lucian Sânmărtean Unattached Released
4 July 2017 DF   Mahmoud Muaaz Al-Wehda Free transfer [12]
6 July 2017 FW   Alassane N'Diaye Clermont Foot Free transfer [13]
14 July 2017 DF   Safwan Hawsawi Unattached Released
3 August 2017 GK   Fahad Al-Shammari Al-Fayha Free transfer [14]
16 August 2017 MF   Ibrahim Al-Telhi Najran Free transfer [15]
9 September 2017 FW   Mousa Al-Shameri Al-Orobah Free transfer [16]

Loans inEdit

Date from Date until Position Nationality Name From
1 July 2017 30 June 2018 DF   Faisel Al-Kharaa   Al-Ittihad[17]
4 July 2017 30 June 2018 MF   Mostafa Fathi   El-Zamalek[18]
9 July 2017 30 June 2018 MF   Ryan Al-Mousa   Al-Ahli[19]
23 August 2017 30 June 2018 MF   Abdurahman Al-Dossari   Al-Nassr[20]
11 September 2017 30 June 2018 MF   Abdulaziz Al-Bishi   Al-Shabab[21]
11 September 2017 30 June 2018 MF   Abdurahman Khairallah   Al-Shabab[22]

Loans outEdit

Date from Date until Position Nationality Name To
3 August 2017 30 June 2018 MF   Sandro Manoel   Al-Fateh[23]

CompetitionsEdit

OverallEdit

Competition Started round Current
position / round
Final
position / round
First match Last match
Professional League 6th 11 August 2017 May 2018
Crown Prince Cup Round of 16 9 September 2017
King Cup Round of 32 Round of 32 January 2018

Pro LeagueEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
5 Al-Fateh 26 9 9 8 34 39 −5 36[a]
6 Al-Faisaly 26 9 8 9 39 33 +6 35
7 Al-Taawoun 26 9 7 10 43 36 +7 34
8 Al-Fayha 26 8 10 8 36 40 −4 34
9 Al-Ittihad 26 8 9 9 34 41 −7 33 Qualification to AFC Champions League group stage
Updated to match(es) played on 12 April 2018. Source: slstat.com
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Total goal difference; 5) Total goals scored; 6) Play-off (only for deciding champion, relegation and AFC competitions participation).[24]
Notes:
  1. ^ Al-Ettifaq is ahead of Al-Fateh on head-to-head points: Al-Ettifaq 2–1 Al-Fateh, Al-Fateh 1–1 Al-Ettifaq

Results summaryEdit

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
11 3 4 4 18 16  +2 13 2 1 2 9 8  +1 1 3 2 9 8  +1

Last updated: 25 November 2017.
Source: Competitive matches

Results by roundEdit

Round1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526
GroundAHAAHAHHAHAAHHAHHAHAAHAHHA
ResultWLDDLLWWLDD
Position1679101077997
Updated to match(es) played on 25 November 2017. Source: Competitive matches
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

MatchesEdit

All times are local, AST (UTC+3).

  Win   Draw   Loss   Postponed

Crown Prince CupEdit

All times are local, AST (UTC+3).

King CupEdit

Al-Taawoun will enter the King Cup in the Round of 32 alongside the other Pro League teams.

StatisticsEdit

Squad statisticsEdit

As of 25 November 2017.

No. Pos Nat Player Total Pro League King Cup Crown Prince Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK   Essam El-Hadary 12 0 11 0 0 0 1 0
4 DF   Ricardo Machado 5 0 4 0 0 0 1 0
5 DF   Talal Al-Absi 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
6 MF   Ryan Al-Mousa 10 0 9 0 0 0 1 0
9 FW   Naif Hazazi 6 1 2+3 1 0 0 1 0
10 MF   Jehad Al-Hussain 12 0 10+1 0 0 0 1 0
11 MF   Abdulaziz Al-Bishi 8 0 4+4 0 0 0 0 0
12 DF   Abdulaziz Al-Moghir 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 DF   Ibrahim Al-Zubaidi 8 0 7 0 0 0 1 0
16 DF   Naif Al-Mousa 11 1 7+3 1 0 0 0+1 0
17 MF   Cédric Amissi 11 3 10 3 0 0 1 0
18 MF   Madallah Al-Olayan 8 0 7+1 0 0 0 0 0
20 MF   Faisel Al-Rashodi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 GK   Moataz Al-Baqaawi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 GK   Sultan Al-Ghamdi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 DF   Rayan Al-Dhiyab 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 MF   Saeed Al-Dossari 9 0 5+3 0 0 0 1 0
28 DF   Abdullah Al-Shameri 11 1 10 1 0 0 1 0
30 MF   Mostafa Fathi 5 2 4+1 2 0 0 0 0
32 GK   Fayz Al-Sabiay 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 DF   Faisel Al-Kharaa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
37 MF   Abdulaziz Al-Sharid 1 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0
39 MF   Abdurahman Al-Dossari 9 0 5+3 0 0 0 1 0
45 FW   Alhaji Kamara 8 3 6+2 3 0 0 0 0
70 FW   Ismael Al-Maghrebi 10 1 3+6 1 0 0 0+1 0
77 MF   Abdurahman Khairallah 1 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0
80 MF   Abdulmajeed Al-Sawat 12 5 9+2 5 0 0 1 0
99 DF   Jufain Al-Bishi 9 1 8+1 1 0 0 0 0

GoalscorersEdit

Rank No. Pos Nat Name Pro League King Cup Crown Prince Cup Total
1 80 MF   Abdulmajeed Al-Sawat 5 0 0 5
2 17 MF   Cédric Amissi 3 0 0 3
45 FW   Alhaji Kamara 3 0 0 3
4 30 MF   Mostafa Fathi 2 0 0 2
5 9 FW   Naif Hazazi 1 0 0 1
16 DF   Naif Al-Mousa 1 0 0 1
28 DF   Abdullah Al-Shameri 1 0 0 1
70 FW   Ismael Al-Maghrebi 1 0 0 1
99 DF   Jufain Al-Bishi 1 0 0 1
Own goal 0 0 0 0
Total 18 0 0 18

Last Updated: 25 November 2017

Clean sheetsEdit

Rank No. Pos Nat Name Pro League King Cup Crown Prince Cup Total
1 1 GK   Essam El-Hadary 1 0 0 1
Total 1 0 0 1

Last Updated: 20 October 2017

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