Al-Nahda Club (Oman)

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Al-Nahda Club (Arabic: نادي النهضة‎; also known locally as Al-Aneed, or "The Tenacious", or just plainly as Al-Nahda) is an Omani sports club based in Al-Buraimi, Oman.[2] The club is currently playing in the Oman Professional League, top division of Oman Football Association. Their home ground is Al-Buraimi Sports Complex. The stadium is government owned, but they also own their own personal stadium and sports equipment, as well as their own training facilities.

Al-Nahda Club
نادي النهضة
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Full nameAl-Nahda Club
(The Tenacious)
Founded2003; 17 years ago (2003)
GroundAl-Buraimi Sports Stadium
Al-Buraimi, Oman
ChairmanSheikh Salim Al-Muzahami
ManagerBernardo Tavares
LeagueOman Professional League
WebsiteClub website


The club has only a brief history and was founded in 2003. They have had a considerable amount of achievements including qualifying for the 2008 AFC Cup and reaching the semifinals. The club name literally translates from "The Renaissance" in the Arabic language.

In 2010, Al-Nahda appointed former Poland international manager, Janusz Wójcik as their manager.[3]

Being a multisport clubEdit

Although being mainly known for their football, Al-Nahda Club like many other clubs in Oman, have not only football in their list, but also hockey, volleyball, handball, basketball, badminton and squash. They also have a youth football team competing in the Omani Youth league.

Colors, kit providers and sponsorsEdit

Al-Nahda have been known since establishment to wear a full green or white (Away) kit. They have also had many different sponsors over the years. As of now, Kelme provides them with kits.


Al-Nahda Club players celebrating after winning the 2013–14 Oman Professional League

  • Winners 2009, 2014.

Club performance-International CompetitionsEdit

AFC competitionsEdit

  • 2015 : Preliminary round 2

UAFA competitionsEdit


Al-Nahda Club – 2014–15 Oman Professional League

First team squadEdit

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
17 GK   OMA Abdullah Al-Mamari
50 GK   OMA Nabil Al-Mashaikhi

3 DF   BRA Cléber
4 DF   OMA Salim Al-Nuaimi
6 DF   OMA Issam Fayel Al-Sinani
19 DF   OMA Arif Al-Balushi
24 DF   OMA Abdul Khaliq Al-Alawi
39 DF   OMA Ali Al-Busaidi

2 MF   OMA Anwar Al-Hinai
7 MF   OMA Mansoor Al-Nuaimi (Captain)
8 MF   OMA Salim Al-Shamsi
11 MF   OMA Hatem Al-Hamhami
12 MF   OMA Badar Nasib Bamasila
No. Pos. Nation Player
18 MF   OMA Asaad Al-Marzouqi
27 MF   BRA Alexandre
28 MF   OMA Ahmed Al-Kaabi
37 MF   OMA Mohammed Al-Abri
66 MF   OMA Mohamed Khasib
70 MF   OMA Nasser Al-Abri
71 MF   OMA Badr Al-Alawi

5 FW   KUW yousef Nasser
10 FW   OMA Mohammed Al-Shamsi
20 FW   OMA Said Al-Ruzaiqi
77 FW   OMA Johar Al-Mukhaini
99 FW   BRA Thiago Furtuoso


Technical staffEdit

Position Name
Head coach   Bernardo Tavares
Assistant coach   Khalifa Al-Muzahami
Goalkeeping Coach   Khamis Al-Saadi
Physiotherapist   Chekili Hassene Brzhim
Team Manager   Hussain Al-Zadjali
Team Supervisor   Ahmed Al-Nuaimi
Coordinator   Abdulrahman Al-Jabri
Media Coordinator   Hamdan Al-Alawi


Position Staff
Chairman Sheikh Ahmed Al-Nuaimi
Sheikh Salim Al-Muzahami
Vice-President Juma Al-Kaabi
General Secretary Issa Al-Nuaimi
Treasurer Saif Al-Kaabi
Board Member Ali Al-Azzani
Head of Marketing Abdullah Al-Ghaithi

Presidential historyEdit

Below is the official presidential history of Al-Nahda Club, from when Sheikh Ahmed Al-Nuaimi took over at the club in 2003, until the present day.

Name From To
  Sheikh Ahmed Al-Nuaimi 2003 2010
  Sheikh Salim Al-Muzahami 2010 present


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2015-10-07.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Al-Nahda Nizwa".
  3. ^ "البولندي جانوز واجشك قـــائدا ً للكتيبة النهضــاوية".

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