Al-Wehda FC (Arabic: نادي الوحدة) is a multi-sports club from Mecca, Saudi Arabia, founded in 1945, making it the third oldest club in Saudi Arabia.[2] The football section plays in the Saudi Professional League.[3] They also have a handball section.

Al-Wehda FC
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Full nameAl-Wehda Football Club
Nickname(s)Fursan Mecca (Knights of Mecca)
Al Mared Al Ahmar (The Red Giant)
Founded1945; 77 years ago (1945)
GroundKing Abdul Aziz Stadium
Capacity38,000[1]
PresidentSultan Azhar
ManagerAl-Habib bin Ramadan
LeagueFirst Division League
2020–21Pro League, 15th of 16 (relegated)
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:[4])

International recordEdit

Season Competition Round Opponent Home Away Aggregate
2021 AFC Champions League Play-off round   Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya
1–1 (a.e.t.)
(2–3 p

Current squadEdit

As of 22 September 2020[5][6]
No Position Player Nation
1 GK Raghid Al-Najjar   Saudi Arabia
2 DF Ali Makki   Saudi Arabia
3 DF Abdulelah Bukhari   Saudi Arabia
4 MF Waleed Bakshween   Saudi Arabia
5 DF Soualio Ouattara   Ivory Coast
7 MF Mishari Al-Qahtani   Saudi Arabia
8 MF Alaa Al Hejji   Saudi Arabia
9 FW Ousmane Barry   Guinea
11 FW Thamer Al-Ali   Saudi Arabia
12 DF Khaled Al-Sulami   Saudi Arabia
13 GK Abdulquddus Atiah   Saudi Arabia
14 DF Alberto Botía   Spain
15 MF Azzam Al-Bishi   Saudi Arabia
20 FW Jaber Asiri   Saudi Arabia
21 GK Ayman Al-Hussaini   Saudi Arabia
24 MF Mubarak Al-Sagoor   Saudi Arabia
27 DF Islam Hawsawi   Saudi Arabia
28 DF Hamad Al-Jayzani   Saudi Arabia
29 MF Sultan Al-Akouz   Saudi Arabia
31 DF Turki Al-Bakri   Saudi Arabia
33 DF Rakan Al-Harbi   Saudi Arabia
34 GK Mohammed Makbashi   Saudi Arabia
38 DF Naif Kariri   Saudi Arabia
44 DF Hatim Belal   Saudi Arabia
49 MF Sultan Al-Sawadi   Saudi Arabia
50 MF Nawaf Hawsawi   Saudi Arabia
66 GK Basem Atallah   Saudi Arabia
68 DF Noor Al-Rashidi   Saudi Arabia
70 DF Ali Dagarshawi   Saudi Arabia
71 FW Ahmed Abdu   Eritrea
74 MF Karim Yoda   France
77 MF Ahmed Fallatah   Saudi Arabia
88 FW Yahya Naji   Saudi Arabia
90 MF Hazzaa Al-Ghamdi   Saudi Arabia

Unregistered playersEdit

No Position Player Nation
91 MF Luisinho   Brazil

Out on loanEdit

No Position Player Nation
6 DF Abdullah Al-Hafith (on loan to Al-Ittihad)   Saudi Arabia
10 MF Dimitri Petratos (on loan to Western Sydney Wanderers)   Australia
35 MF Yousef Al-Harbi (on loan to Al-Fayha)   Saudi Arabia
87 MF Anselmo (on loan to Al-Nassr)   Brazil
99 FW Sultan Hawsawi (on loan to Jeddah)   Saudi Arabia
MF Mohammed Al-Qarni (on loan to Al-Batin)   Saudi Arabia
MF Craig Goodwin (on loan to Adelaide United)   Australia
MF Abdulkareem Al-Qahtani (on loan to Al-Tai)   Saudi Arabia
MF Hussain Al-Eisa (on loan to Al-Batin)   Saudi Arabia

Managerial historyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "King Abdul Aziz Sport City Stadium". Saudi Pro League Statistics. Retrieved 30 December 2015.
  2. ^ Saudi Arabian, Football Federation Official Website. "Saudi Arabian Football Federation Official Website". Saudi Arabian Football Federation Official Website. Saudi Arabian Football Federation. Archived from the original on 2021-09-15. Retrieved 7 September 2021.
  3. ^ "Al Wahda FC (Mecca)". Soccerway. Global Sports Media. Retrieved 6 November 2011.
  4. ^ Ian King and Mohammed Qayed (14 May 2010). "Saudi Arabia - List of Cup Winners". RSSSF. Retrieved 6 November 2011.
  5. ^ "Al-Wehda squad". kooora. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  6. ^ "Al-Wehda squad 2018-19 season". slstat. Retrieved 26 July 2018.

External linksEdit