Al-Shabab Club (Manama)

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Al-Shabab Club (Arabic: نادي الشباب‎) is a Bahraini football club based in Jidhafs. They used to play in the top division of Bahraini football. They share the Bahrain National Stadium with other clubs.[citation needed]

Al-Shabab Club
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Full nameAl-Shabab Club
Founded2001; 20 years ago (2001)
GroundBahrain National Stadium, Manama, Bahrain
Capacity24,000
Chairman Bahrain Mirza Ahmed
Manager Syria Haitham Jatal
LeagueBahraini Second Division
2019–20Bahraini Premier League, 9th (relegated)

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After the Bahraini uprising of 2011, Al-Shabab was one of two teams dissolved for allegedly being involved in Shia agitation. They were later reinstated, but demoted to Bahrain’s second tier.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Clench, Sam; Johnson, Paul (5 February 2019). "Footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi appears in Thai court pleads against extradition". Archived from the original on 5 February 2019. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
  2. ^ a b Montague, James (8 February 2019). "The lost kingdom: the Hakeem al-Araibi affair has confirmed the end of the unifying dream of Bahraini football". The Blizzard: The Football Quarterly. No. March 2019. Archived from the original on 9 February 2019. Retrieved 9 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Abdul Aziz Yusif - Al Riyadh - Stats - titles won". www.footballdatabase.eu. Retrieved 23 March 2020.

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