El-Qanah Football Club (Arabic: نادي القناة لكرة القدم), also known as Canal SC or Suez Canal, is an Egyptian football club based in Ismailia, Egypt. The club is currently playing in the Egyptian Second Division, the second-highest league in the Egyptian football league system.
|Full name||El-Qanah Football Club|
نادي القناة لكرة القدم
|Ground||Suez Canal Stadium|
|League||Egyptian Second Division|
|2015–16||Second Division, 4th (Group D)|
The club was founded in 1935 as a group of Ismailia born contractors formed a football team calling it "Badran Club", that team included Ismail Abougrisha, Mohamed Abougrisha, Sayed Hamed, Darwish Othman and Ibrahim Al-Samalouty which took part in the Canal Region league with the likes of Ismaily, Al-Masry, port Said, The Greek club, Port Fouad.
In 1948 the club members succeeded to convince the board of the Suez Canal company to merge the Badran club with the company to form "El Qanah" with the Frenchman Paul Blan as a president to take part in the league.
Basketball team edit
Suez Canal SC also has a men's basketball team that has played in the Egyptian Basketball Premier League.
Former players edit
Egypt Cup: (1)
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