Al Wahda FC
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Al Wahda Football Club (Arabic: نادي الوحدة لكرة القدم) is a football club based in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates that plays in the UAE Pro League. The club was founded in 1974 and plays its home games at the Al-Nahyan Stadium. The club's colours are maroon, grey and white.
|Full name||Al Wahda Football Club|
|Owner||Dhiab Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan|
|Chairman||Dhiab Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan|
|League||UAE Pro League|
|2018–19||UAE Pro League, 3rd|
Al Wahda has won the League, with the most recent title coming in the 2009–10 UAE Pro-League season.
The first team created in Abu Dhabi was Al-Ahli in 1966, followed respectively by Al-Ittihad in 1968, Al-Falah and Al-Wahda in 1969.
In 1974, a decision was made by the Minister of youth and sport to create Abu Dhabi SC by merging Al-Ittihad and Al-Wahda on 13 March 1974, and to create Al-Emirates SC by merging Al-Ahli and Al-Falah on 3 June 1974.
In 1984, Abu Dhabi SC and Al-Emirates SC merged to create Al-Wahda (the actual club).
In 2018, Al Wahda changed its official logo as part of a new club redesign.
- Champion: 1999, 2001, 2005, 2010
- Champion: 1976–77, 1984-85
- Champion: 2000, 2017
- Super Cup: 4
- Champion: 2002, 2011, 2017, 2018
- Champion: 1986, 1995, 2001
- Champion: 2015-16, 2017-18
Performance in AFC competitionsEdit
- AFC Champions League: 12 appearances
- Asian Club Championship: 2 appearances
- Asian Cup Winners Cup: 1 appearance
- 1998/99: First Round
- 2000/01: First Round
Al Nahyan stadiumEdit
The Al Nahyan stadium is the home of Al Wahda, and although Al-Nahyan Stadium is perhaps less impressive in terms of infrastructure (15,000 seats) it still boasts a fervent atmosphere on match days and has the added advantage of being only three kilometres from the city centre.
First team squadEdit
As of UAE Pro-League:
Other players under contractEdit