Al-Wehda Club (Mecca)

Al-Wehda Club (Arabic: نادي الوحدة‎) is a multi-sports club from Mecca, Saudi Arabia, founded in 1945. The football section plays in the Saudi Professional League.[2] They also have a handball section.

Al-Wehda Club
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Full nameAl-Wehda Football Club
Nickname(s)Fursan Mecca (Knights of Mecca)
Al Mared Al Ahmar (The Red Giant)
Founded1945; 75 years ago (1945)
GroundKing Abdul Aziz Stadium
Capacity38,000[1]
PresidentSultan Azhar
ManagerJosé Daniel Carreño
LeaguePro League
2018–19Pro League, 7th of 16
WebsiteClub website
Current season

HonoursEdit

Saudi First Division (Level 2)

King Cup

  • Winners (2): 1957, 1966
  • Runners-up (5): 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1970

Crown Prince Cup

  • Winners (1): 1959–60
  • Runners-up (5): 1958–59, 1963–64, 1969–70, 1972–73, 2010–11

(Source:[3])

Current squadEdit

As of Saudi Professional League:

As of 6 September 2018[4][5]
No Position Player Nation
2 Defender Radhi Al-Otaibi   Saudi Arabia
3 Defender Abdullah Al-Zori   Saudi Arabia
4 Midfielder Waleed Bakshween   Saudi Arabia
6 Defender Renato Chaves   Brazil
7 Midfielder Mishari Al-Qahtani   Saudi Arabia
8 Midfielder Mohammed Al-Qarni   Saudi Arabia
9 Midfielder Craig Goodwin   Australia
12 Defender Abdulrahman Al-Rio   Saudi Arabia
13 Goalkeeper Abdulquddus Atiah   Saudi Arabia
14 Defender Alberto Botía   Spain
15 Midfielder Jaber Mustafa   Saudi Arabia
16 Midfielder Ali Al-Nemer   Saudi Arabia
17 Defender Ali Al-Zubaidi (on loan from Al-Ahli)   Saudi Arabia
18 Forward Youssouf Niakaté   France
20 Forward Jaber Assiri   Saudi Arabia
21 Defender Yassin Hamzah   Saudi Arabia 
24 Midfielder Ayman Al-Khulaif   Saudi Arabia
27 Defender Fawaz Al-Sqoor   Saudi Arabia
29 Midfielder Rakan Al-Shamlan (on loan from Al-Nassr)   Saudi Arabia
31 Defender Sari Amr   Saudi Arabia
33 Goalkeeper Abdullah Al-Jadaani   Saudi Arabia
36 Goalkeeper Raghed Al-Najar   Saudi Arabia
44 Midfielder Hatem Belal   Saudi Arabia
55 Goalkeeper Mohaya Al-Sulami   Saudi Arabia
70 Forward Mohammed Al-Saiari   Saudi Arabia
71 Forward Ahmed Abdu   Eritrea
77 Midfielder Mohammed Sufyani   Saudi Arabia
87 Midfielder Anselmo   Brazil
88 Defender Hassan Tombakti (on loan from Al-Shabab)   Saudi Arabia
91 Midfielder Luisinho   Brazil
99 Midfielder Élton José   Brazil

Other players under contractEdit

No Position Player Nation
66 Forward Mousa Madkhali   Saudi Arabia
Midfielder Bader Al-Shahrani   Saudi Arabia

Out on loanEdit

No Position Player Nation
Midfielder Nawaf Al-Harthi (on loan to Al-Ain)   Saudi Arabia

ManagersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "King Abdul Aziz Sport City Stadium". Saudi Pro League Statistics. Retrieved 30 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Al Wahda FC (Mecca)". Soccerway. Global Sports Media. Retrieved 6 November 2011.
  3. ^ Ian King and Mohammed Qayed (14 May 2010). "Saudi Arabia - List of Cup Winners". RSSSF. Retrieved 6 November 2011.
  4. ^ "Al-Wehda squad". kooora. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Al-Wehda squad 2018-19 season". slstat. Retrieved 26 July 2018.

External linksEdit