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Al-Markhiya Sports Club (Arabic: المرخية‎) is a Qatari multi-sports club, based in the Al Markhiya district of Doha.[1] Its football department plays in the Qatargas League. It was widely regarded as the fastest improving team due to it winning the Second Division league 4 times in the first 5 it has taken part of. It has also entered history by being the first second division club to be promoted to the Qatar Stars League. The club was founded in 1995 as Al-Ittifaq, but was renamed to Al-Markhiya in 2004 to better represent the district where it is located.

Al-Markhiya S.C.
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Full nameAl-Markhiya Sports Club
Nickname(s)Al-Ittifaq
Founded1995; 24 years ago (1995)
GroundAl-Markhiya Stadium, Doha
Capacity300
ChairmanMubarak Al-Naemi
Head coachAdel Sellimi
LeagueQatar Stars League
2017/1812th (relegated)
WebsiteClub website

Various conspiracies have kept the team from remaining in the Qatar Stars League - the most prominent being the infamous Al-Arabi game in 2002.

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HonoursEdit

Winners (5): 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2017

Current squadEdit

As of Qatari Second Division:

No Position Player Nation
1 Goalkeeper Jalaleddine Omar   Qatar
2 Midfielder Osama Al-Oun   Qatar
3 Defender Abdusalam Masrour   Qatar
4 Defender Mostafa Mido   Qatar
5 Midfielder Nicandro Breeveld   Netherlands
6 Midfielder Saleh Al-Yahri   Qatar
7 Forward Ahmed Al-Sarori   Yemen
8 Midfielder Mohammed Mhawesh   Qatar
10 Midfielder Oday Al-Jafal   Syria
11 Forward Abdullah Al-Hajri   Qatar
12 Defender Hamood Al Yazidi   Qatar
13 Forward Luke Ndfion   Cameroon
14 Forward Farri Agri   Indonesia
15 Midfielder Talal Al-Bloushi   Qatar
16 Midfielder Yasser Al-Moaamari   Qatar
17 Defender Ahmed Mofeed   Qatar
18 Defender Aden Ali Aden   Qatar
22 Goalkeeper Mohammed Muntasser   Qatar
23 Midfielder Abdulaziz Adel   Qatar
74 Forward Mahmoud Attiyah   Qatar
84 Midfielder Ali Al-Moraikhi   Qatar
90 Goalkeeper Ahmed Faisel   Qatar
91 Forward Mohammed Hares   Qatar
92 Midfielder Hamad Balghaith   Qatar
93 Goalkeeper Majed Al-Shibani   Qatar
94 Midfielder Hamad Shahin   Qatar
Midfielder Talal Al Shila   Qatar

Technical staffEdit

Last update: 21 July 2012.

Name Role Nationality
Ayman Mansour Manager   Egyptian
Ali Salem Al-Ghanimi Head of Youth Teams   Qatari
Yasser Ali Rayyashi Vice-Head of Youth Teams   Qatari
Khalil Rayyashi Vice-Head of Youth Teams   Qatari
Haroon Basheer U-20 Head Coach   Qatari

List of managersEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Official website ‹See Tfd›(in Arabic)
  2. ^ مسيمير والشحانية في افتتاح كأس الدرجة الثانية (in Arabic). alarab.qa. 29 September 2009. Archived from the original on 2 January 2014. Retrieved 24 May 2013.
  3. ^ Mojtaba Abdul Rahman Salem (15 December 2015). "الشمال يشعل دوري قطر غاز ليغ". Al Arab. Retrieved 15 December 2015.