Al-Muharraq SC

Al-Muharraq Sports Club (Arabic: نادي المحرق الرياضي) is a Bahraini professional football club based in Muharraq. It is one of the oldest sports clubs in the Arabian Peninsula. Al-Muharraq Sports Club has won the Bahraini Premier League 33 times. Al-Muharraq Sports Club also takes part in other sports like futsal, basketball, bowling and volleyball.

Al-Muharraq Sports Club
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Full nameAl-Muharraq Sports Club
Nickname(s)الذئب الأحمر
(The red wolf)
Founded1928; 94 years ago (1928)
GroundAl Muharraq Stadium
Capacity20,000
ManagerIsa Sadoon Al-Hamdani
LeagueBahraini Premier League

HistoryEdit

 
Al Muharraq after being crowned champions of the GCC Champions League

Al-Muharraq was first found in 1928. Al-Muharraq Sports Club have produced some of the current stars of the national team like the captain of the Bahraini National Team Mohamed Salmeen, Rashid Al Dossary, veteran goalkeeper Ali Hassan, Ali Amer and Ebrahim Al Mishkhas.[citation needed]

Al-Muharraq Sports Club's youth academy has produced players like Abdullah Al Dekheel, Mahmood Abdulrahman, Fahad Showaiter, Hussam Humood Sultan, and Abdullah Al-Kaabi.[citation needed]

Al-Muharraq Sports Club has brought in foreign professionals on certain occasions such as Brazilian forward Leandson Dias da Silva also known as Rico and Adnan Sarajlic, defender Juliano de Paola, and Jamal Ebraro . Rico won the world's top scorer award in 2008 with 19 goals scored. Jordanian Midfielders Noor Al-Rawabdeh and Mahmoud Al-Mardi who they help Al-Muharraq to win the 2021 AFC Cup.[1]

2008 was a perfect season for Al-Muharraq Sports Club as they completed a quadruple (Bahraini League, King's Cup, Crown Prince Cup and the AFC Cup). Al-Muharraq Sports Club became the first Bahraini club to win a continental championship.[2]

On 10 June 2012 Muharraq won the GCC Champions League for the first time.[3]

Al-Muharraq won the AFC Cup two times in 2021 and in 2008.[citation needed]

HonoursEdit

DomesticEdit

1956–57, 1957–58, 1959–60, 1960–61, 1961–62, 1962–63, 1963–64, 1964–65, 1965–66, 1966–67, 1969–70, 1970–71, 1972–73, 1973–74, 1975–76, 1979–80, 1982–83, 1983–84, 1985–86, 1987–88, 1990–91, 1991–92, 1994–95, 1998–99, 2000–01, 2002, 2003–04, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2010–11, 2014–15, 2017–18
1952, 1953, 1954, 1958, 1959, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1966, 1967, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1983, 1984, 1989, 1990, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2002, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015-16, 2019-20
2005, 2009, 2020, 2021, 2022
2001, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
1995, 2006, 2013, 2018
  • Bahrain Elite Cup winners (1):
2019

RegionalEdit

2012

ConfederationEdit

2008, 2021[4]

PlayersEdit

First-team squadEdit

As of the 2022 season.

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   BHR Sayed Mohammed Jaffer
3 DF   BHR Waleed Al Hayam
5 DF   MAR Amine Benadi
6 MF   BHR Abdulwahab Al-Safi
8 MF   JOR Noor Al-Rawabdeh
10 MF   BHR Abdulwahab Al-Malood
No. Pos. Nation Player
11 MF   JOR Mahmoud Al-Mardi
14 FW   BRA Flávio Carioca
51 DF   BHR Abdullah Omar
99 DF   BHR Rashed Al-Hooti
MF   ALG Hacène Ogbi

Former ManagersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "بطولة جديدة لمرضي والروابدة مع المحرق البحريني".
  2. ^ "About Al-Muharraq". BFA. Archived from the original on 15 September 2019. Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Muharraq shock Wasl in GCC cup sudden death". Gulf News. Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  4. ^ Bahrain’s Al Muharraq downs Nasaf to lift second AFC Cup title sportstar.thehindu.com. Retrieved 6 November 2021.
  5. ^ وفاة الكابتن المصري ممدوح خفاجي مدرب نادي المحرق سابقاً (in Arabic). alayam.com. 5 November 2011. Archived from the original on 16 June 2013. Retrieved 19 May 2013.

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