Baniyas Club

Baniyas Sports and Cultural Club is an Emirati Sports Club, based in Al Shamkha, in the Baniyas area of Abu Dhabi. The club competes in the UAE Pro-League.[2]

Baniyas Club
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Full nameBaniyas Sports & Cultural Club
Nickname(s)Al-Smawi (The Sky Blues)
Founded1981; 41 years ago (1981)
GroundBaniyas Club Stadium
Capacity9,047[1]
PresidentSheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan
CoachDaniel Isaila
LeagueUAE Arabian Gulf League
2020–21UAE Pro-League, 2nd
WebsiteClub website
Current season

PresidencyEdit

 
Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the current President of Baniyas SC
Position Name
President Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan
First Vice-President Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Second Vice-President Sheikh Omar bin Zayed Al Nahyan

HonoursEdit

President's Cup

  • Winners: 1991–92[3]

Division One

Gulf Cup

Current technical staffEdit

Position Staff
Head coach   Daniel Isaila
Assistant coaches   Cornea Gheorghe
  Marian Ungureanu
Goalkeeping coach   Dumitru Stingaciu
Fitness coach   Paolo Potocnik

Current squadEdit

As of UAE Pro-League:

No Position Player Nation
1 GK Mohammed Khalaf   United Arab Emirates
3 DF João Victor   Brazil
4 DF Khalid Al-Hashemi   United Arab Emirates
5 MF Amer Abdulrahman   United Arab Emirates
7 MF Fawaz Awana   United Arab Emirates
8 MF Mohammed Al-Zaabi   United Arab Emirates
10 MF Nicolás Giménez   Argentina
11 MF Gastón Suárez   Argentina
15 DF Hassan Al-Moharrami   United Arab Emirates
16 MF Salem Al-Balochi   United Arab Emirates
17 MF Eisa Ali   United Arab Emirates
18 MF Suhail Al-Noubi   United Arab Emirates
20 FW Mohammed Al-Menhali   United Arab Emirates
21 MF Shahin Suroor   United Arab Emirates
23 DF Khamis Al Hammadi   United Arab Emirates
25 MF Saile Souza   Brazil
31 DF Saša Ivković   Serbia
35 FW Hamdan Al-Mahri   United Arab Emirates
37 FW Said Khamis   Tanzania
38 MF Abdallah Al-Balochi   United Arab Emirates
42 FW Ahmed Abunamous   Palestine
45 FW Ahmed Rabee   United Arab Emirates
52 DF Hussain Abbas   United Arab Emirates
55 GK Fahad Al-Dhanhani   United Arab Emirates
60 GK Sultan Al-Zaabi U21   United Arab Emirates
64 DF Khamis Al-Mansoori U21   United Arab Emirates
68 DF Humaid Al-Mahri U21   United Arab Emirates
70 FW Mohammed Al-Hammadi   United Arab Emirates
77 GK Khalid Al-Balochi   United Arab Emirates
97 DF Muhair Al-Ketbi U21   United Arab Emirates

Unregistered playersEdit

No Position Player Nation
2 DF Salim Al Mamari   Oman
12 DF Sultan Husain   United Arab Emirates
13 GK Saif Al-Balochi   United Arab Emirates

Unregistered playersEdit

No Position Player Nation
19 GK Ahmed Al-Hosani (on loan to Al Urooba)   United Arab Emirates

Continental recordEdit

Season Competition Round Opponent Home Away Aggregate
2012 AFC Champions League Group B   Al-Arabi 2–0 4–0 2nd
  Pakhtakor 2–0 1–1
  Al-Ittihad 0–0 0–1
Round of 16   Al-Hilal 1–7
2013 GCC Champions League Group D
  Al-Faisaly 1–1 3–4
  Busaiteen 0–0 2–1
Quarter-finals   Al-Muharraq 1–1 (p) (4–3)
Semi-finals   Najran 2–0 0–1 2–1
Final   Al-Khor 2–0 1–1 style="text-align:center;"| 3–1
2014 AFC Champions League Qualifying play-offs   Al-Qadsia 0–4
2022 AFC Champions League Qualifying play-offs   Nasaf Qarshi 0–2

Record By CountryEdit

Country Pld W D L GF GA GD Win%
  Bahrain 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 033.33
  Kuwait 1 0 0 1 0 4 −4 000.00
  Qatar 4 3 1 0 9 1 +8 075.00
  Saudi Arabia 7 1 2 4 7 14 −7 014.29
  Uzbekistan 3 1 1 1 3 3 +0 033.33

Pro-League RecordEdit

Season Lvl. Tms. Pos. President's Cup League Cup
2008–09 2 16 1st Quarter-Finals
2009–10 1 12 4th Round of 16 First Round
2010–11 1 12 2nd Round of 16 First Round
2011–12 1 12 9th Runner-ups First Round
2012–13 1 14 4th Quarter-Finals First Round
2013–14 1 14 9th Round of 16 First Round
2014–15 1 14 8th Quarter-Finals Semi-Finals
2015–16 1 14 9th Semi-Finals First Round
2016–17 1 14 14th Round of 16 First Round
2017–18 2 12 1st Round of 16
2018–19 1 14 6th Round of 16 Semi-Finals
2019–20a 1 14 9th Semi-Finals First Round
2020–21 1 14 2nd Semi-Finals Quarter-Finals

Notes^ 2019–20 UAE football season was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the United Arab Emirates.

Key

  • Pos. = Position
  • Tms. = Number of teams
  • Lvl. = League

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2017-10-24. Retrieved 2017-09-21.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Bani Yas". soccerway.com. Perform. Retrieved 25 October 2014.
  3. ^ "Abu Dhabi Football Clubs". Abu Dhabi Government. Retrieved 25 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Bani Yas: Trophies". Soccerway. Perform. Retrieved 22 November 2016.
  5. ^ Yasir Abbaser (24 May 2013). "Bani Yas bring more football glory to UAE". Gulf News. Retrieved 24 October 2014.

External linksEdit