Al-Mudhaibi Club

Al-Mudhaibi Club (Arabic: نادي المضيبي‎; also known locally as Al-Annabi, or "The Maroon(s)" , or just plainly as Al-Mudhaibi) is an Omani sports club based in Al-Mudhaibi, Oman.[1] The club is currently playing in Oman First Division League, first division of Oman Football Association. Their home ground is Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex. The stadium is government owned, but they also own their own personal stadium and sports equipment, as well as their own training facilities.

Al-Mudhaibi Club
نادي المضيبي
Nickname(s)Al-Annabi
(The Maroon(s))
Founded1986; 34 years ago (1986)
GroundSultan Qaboos Sports Complex
Bowsher, Oman
Capacity34,000
ChairmanOman Sheikh Khalid Mohammed Harib Al-Habsi
ManagerOman Anwar Al-Habsi
LeagueOman First Division League
2017–1813th Decrease

HistoryEdit

Al-Mudhaibi Club was founded on 3 October 1986 and registered on 26 June 2002. The club got promoted to Oman Second Division League in 2004 after they secured the second position in the 2003-04 Oman Second Division League.

Al-Mudhaibi is famous for producing some of the greatest and most successful Omani footballers including Ali Al-Habsi and Harib Al-Habsi and retired Omani internationals, Sultan Al-Touqi and Saif Al-Habsi. Ali Al-Habsi plays for Reading in the Football League Championship and is also the captain of Oman national football team. His brother, Harib Al-Habsi who too like Ali started his professional footballing career with Al-Mudhaibi Club has made one appearance for Oman national football team in a friendly match against Yemen[2] Omani retired international Sultan Al-Touqi, former player of Al-Mudhaibi has had successful stints with various top clubs in the Middle East including Al-Qadisa SC, Al-Salmiya SC and Al-Shabab SC of Kuwait, Al-Shamal Sports Club of Qatar and Al-Shabab Club and Al-Suwaiq Club of Oman. Saif Al-Habsi, formerly known as the Maradona of the Gulf is a former Oman national football team player who has made appearances in the 1992 Gulf Cup of Nations, the 1994 Gulf Cup of Nations and the 1996 Gulf Cup of Nations which was held in Oman.

Being a multisport clubEdit

Although being mainly known for their football, Al-Mudhaibi Club like many other clubs in Oman, have not only football in their list, but also hockey, volleyball, handball, basketball, badminton and squash. They also have various youth football teams competing in Oman Olympic League, Oman Youth League (U-19) and Oman Youth League (U-17).

Crest and coloursEdit

Al-Mudhaibi Club have been known since establishment to wear a full maroon (with white stripes on the trim) or white (Away) (with maroon strips on the trim) kit. They have also had many different sponsorships over the years. As of now, Erreà provides them with kits.

Honours and achievementsEdit

National titlesEdit

PersonnelEdit

Technical staffEdit

Position Name
Head Coach   Anwar Al-Habsi
Assistant Coach   Yahya Al-Shezani
Team Manager   Jamal Al-Habsi
Sports Scientist   Dani al-Din Al-Yemison

ManagementEdit

Position Staff
Chairman Sheikh Khalid Mohammed Harib Al-Habsi
Vice-President Ahmed Nasser Mohammed Al-Rashdi
General Secretary Harib Mohammed Harib Al-Habsi
Treasurer Badar Nasser Mohammed Al-Habsi
Board Member Salim Al-Sawafi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Al-Mudhaibi Club". national-football-teams.com.
  2. ^ "Oman vs. Yemen 2 - 1". national-football-teams.com.

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