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Al-Taie Football Club (Arabic: نادي الطائي‎) is a professional football club based in Ha'il, Saudi Arabia, that plays in the Prince Mohammad bin Salman League, the second tier of Saudi football. It was founded in 1961.

Al-Taie
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Full nameAl-Taie Sport Club
Nickname(s)Faris Al Shamal (Knight of The North)
Founded23 July 1961; 57 years ago (1961-07-23)
GroundPrince Abdul Aziz bin Musa'ed Stadium
Ha'il, Saudi Arabia
Capacity12,250
ChairmanAbdullah Al-Odaily
LeaguePrince Mohammad bin Salman League
2017–18Prince Mohammad bin Salman League, 3rd
WebsiteClub website

Al-Taie have won the Saudi First Division three times, first in the 1984–85 season and last in the 2000–01 season, and have finished runners-up once in the Saudi First Division once in the 1977–78 season. The club have won the Prince Faisal bin Fahd Cup for Division 1 and 2 Teams once in the 1993–94 season and finished runners-up once in the previous season. The club spent 21 non-consecutive seasons in the Pro League and won their first promotion during the 1977–78 season. They last played in the Pro League during the 2007–08 season.

The club play their home games at Prince Abdul Aziz bin Musa'ed Stadium in Ha'il, sharing the stadium with city rivals Al-Jabalain, with whom they contest the Ha'il derby with.[1]

HonoursEdit

Saudi First Division (Level 2)

  • Winners (3): 1984-85, 1994–95, 2000–01
  • Runners-up (1): 1977–78

Crown Prince Cup

  • Runners-up (1): 1996–97

Prince Faisal bin Fahd Cup for Division 1 and 2 Teams

  • Winners (1): 1993–94
  • Runners-up (1): 1994–95

Current squadEdit

As of Prince Mohammad bin Salman League:

No Position Player Nation
4 Defender Abdulmajeed Al-Rashidi   Saudi Arabia
5 Midfielder Abdulellah Al-Amer   Saudi Arabia
6 Midfielder Abdulaziz Al-Harabi   Saudi Arabia
7 Forward Mashari Al-Enezi   Saudi Arabia
8 Midfielder Hassan Al-Heji   Saudi Arabia
9 Forward Khalaf Al Baqaawi   Saudi Arabia
10 Midfielder Sultan Al-Shammeri   Saudi Arabia
11 Forward Farid Al-Harbi   Saudi Arabia
12 Defender Mamadou Barry   Senegal
14 Forward Christopher Mendouga (on loan from Ismaily)   Cameroon
15 Midfielder Sulaiman Metlaq   Saudi Arabia
17 Defender Ziyad Al-Jarrad   Saudi Arabia
18 Midfielder Moshari Al-Qahtani   Saudi Arabia
19 Goalkeeper Moussa Sarr   Senegal
20 Midfielder Dudu   Brazil
21 Goalkeeper Aymen Al-Hussaini   Saudi Arabia
22 Defender Ali Al-Sharaan   Saudi Arabia
23 Forward Haron Eissa   Burkina Faso
24 Midfielder Khaled Al-Shammeri   Saudi Arabia
25 Midfielder Aboubacar Sylla   Guinea
28 Defender Fahad Al-Johani   Saudi Arabia
29 Defender Hussain Halawani   Saudi Arabia
30 Goalkeeper Mohammed Mazyad   Saudi Arabia
33 Midfielder Mohammed Al-Bakr   Saudi Arabia
44 Midfielder Maher Othman (on loan from Al-Ahli)   Saudi Arabia
55 Defender Yasser Al-Assaf   Saudi Arabia
66 Midfielder Saith Sakala (on loan from Al-Fateh)   Zambia
76 Goalkeeper Meshal Fahad   Saudi Arabia
80 Defender Raed Al-Amri   Saudi Arabia
87 Defender Pitty   Brazil

ReferencesEdit