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Al Wasl Football Club (Arabic: نادي الوصل لكرة القدم‎) is a United Arab Emirates Football League club based in Dubai. It is a part of the multi-sports club Al Wasl Sports Club. Former Argentine national team player and manager Diego Maradona was the manager of the club in 2011 to 2012.[3]

Al-Wasl
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Full nameAl-Wasl Football Club
Nickname(s)Al Fuhud (The Cheetahs) [1]
Founded1960
GroundZabeel Stadium
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Capacity18,000
OwnerAhmed Bin Rashed[2]
ChairmanRashid Bin Ghaid
ManagerLaurențiu Reghecampf
LeagueUAE Pro League
2017–18UAE Pro League, 3rd
WebsiteClub website
Current season
Al-Wasl Players in Al-Wasl vs Persepolis Match (ACL 2018).

Contents

Current squadEdit

First team squadEdit

As of UAE Pro-League:

No Position Player Nation
1 Goalkeeper Sultan Al-Mondheri   United Arab Emirates
2 Defender Abdurahman Ali   United Arab Emirates
3 Defender Abdullah Al-Junaibi   United Arab Emirates
4 Defender Abdullah Jassem   United Arab Emirates
5 Midfielder Ali Salmeen   United Arab Emirates
6 Defender Waheed Ismail (Captain)   United Arab Emirates
7 Forward Caio   Brazil
8 Midfielder Lima (on loan from Grêmio)   Brazil
10 Midfielder Fábio Lima   Brazil
11 Midfielder Khalil Khamis   United Arab Emirates
12 Goalkeeper Yousef Al Zaabi   United Arab Emirates
13 Midfielder Khamis Esmaeel   United Arab Emirates
14 Defender Abdulrahman Saleh U21   United Arab Emirates
15 Midfielder Khaled Al-Shibani   United Arab Emirates
17 Midfielder Ronaldo Mendes   Brazil
18 Midfielder Mohamed Surour   United Arab Emirates
19 Defender Yousef Al-Muhairi U21   United Arab Emirates
20 Defender Fares Khalil U21   United Arab Emirates
21 Midfielder Ahmed Al-Faresi   United Arab Emirates
22 Forward Hassan Mohammed   United Arab Emirates
23 Forward Yousef Ahmed   United Arab Emirates
24 Midfielder Hamad Al-Bloushi   United Arab Emirates
25 Goalkeeper Suhail Abdullah U21   United Arab Emirates
26 Forward Rashed Al Hajri   United Arab Emirates
27 Midfielder Nasser Mahmoud   Comoros
28 Defender Ali Abdullah U21   United Arab Emirates
29 Midfielder Abdullah Kazim   United Arab Emirates
30 Goalkeeper Humaid Al-Najar   United Arab Emirates
33 Defender Faisel Surour U21   United Arab Emirates
40 Defender George Dwubeng U21   Ghana
44 Defender Salem Al-Ozaizi   United Arab Emirates
52 Midfielder Matheus   Brazil
55 Defender Ahmed Eisa   United Arab Emirates
70 Midfielder Ibrahim Sowaidan U21   United Arab Emirates
77 Defender Hazza Salem   United Arab Emirates
88 Midfielder Humaid Abbas   United Arab Emirates
90 Forward Waleed Al-Hammadi U21   United Arab Emirates
96 Defender Abdullah Khamis   United Arab Emirates
99 Forward Ali Saleh U21   United Arab Emirates

Out on loanEdit

No Position Player Nation
Defender Oh Ban-suk (on loan to Muangthong)   South Korea

Honours and achievementsEdit

Domestic competitionsEdit

Winner: 1981–82, 1982–83, 1984–85, 1987–88, 1991–92, 1996–97, 2006–07
Runners-up: 1983–84, 1985–86, 1986–87, 1988–89, 1989–90, 1992–93, 1995–96, 2016–17
Winner: 1987, 2007
Runners-up: 1983, 1986, 1991, 1993, 1998, 2000, 2008, 2018
Winner: 1992/93
  • The IFFHS named Al Wasl as the UAE's Club of the 20th Century.[6]

Regional competitionsEdit

Winner (1) : 2010
Runners-up (1): 2012
Quarter-finals: 2018–19

Performance in AFC competitionsEdit

2008: Group stage
2018: Group stage
2019: ?
1986: Qualifying Stage
1989–90: Qualifying Stage
1992–93: Third Place
1994–95: champion od asia

ManagersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Al Wasl - Clubs - UAE Pro League Committee". uae.agleague.ae.
  2. ^ HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum; www.alwaslsc.ae
  3. ^ "Maradona's annual salary" (in Italian). 31 May 2011. Archived from the original on 3 June 2011. Retrieved 31 May 2011.
  4. ^ Atsushi Fujioka (6 September 2018). "United Arab Emirates - List of Champions". RSSSF. Retrieved 6 February 2019.
  5. ^ a b Hans Schöggl and Karel Stokkermans (31 January 2019). "United Arab Emirates - List of Cup Winners". RSSSF. Retrieved 6 February 2019.
  6. ^ "IFFHS – Asia's Club of the Century". Archived from the original on 18 March 2013.
  7. ^ "Club Milestones". Al Ain FC. Archived from the original on 7 March 2016.
  8. ^ a b Arthur Bernardes Profile; SambaFoot.com Archived 19 September 2016 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ "Guimaraes, willing to lead Honduras". DIEZ.HN (in Spanish). 5 July 2010.
  10. ^ "Khalifa takes the reins for Al Wasl against Kalba". TheNational.ae. 24 April 2011.
  11. ^ Dispensing services French coach Guy Lacombe; www.alwaslsc.ae
  12. ^ باروت يقود اول تمرين له مع الفهود; www.alwaslsc.ae
  13. ^ Gary Meenaghan (21 October 2013). "Laurent Banide dismissed as Al Wasl coach". The National. Abu Dhabi Media. Retrieved 31 March 2015.
  14. ^ Ahmed Rizvi (2014). "Al Wasl part ways with Hector Cuper after brief, disappointing tenure". The National. Abu Dhabi Media. Retrieved 31 March 2015.

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