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Hajer Football Club (Arabic: نادي هجر) is a professional association football club based in Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia. The team play in the Prince Faisal bin Fahd League, the second tier of Saudi Arabian football.

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Full nameHajer Football Club Al-Hasa
Nickname(s)Sheikh Andiyat Al-Ahsa
Al Sheikh Al Hajrawi
Founded1950; 69 years ago (1950)
GroundPrince Abdullah bin Jalawi Stadium
Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia
Capacity19,096[1]
ChairmanHamad Al-Arifi
ManagerAbdullah Al-Janoubi
LeagueSecond Division
2018–19MS League, 18th of 20 (relegated)
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Established in 1950, the club is the oldest team in Al-Ahsa. The club have been promoted to the top tier of Saudi Football on 4 different occasions. Hajer have a record 4 First Division titles and have the won the Prince Faisal bin Fahd cup once.

The club share their home stadium, Prince Abdullah bin Jalawi Stadium, with city rivals Al-Fateh with whom they contest the Ahsa derby with.

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HistoryEdit

Hajer Club were founded in the city of Hofuf part of the Al-Ahsa province in 1948 and they are the oldest professional football club in the Al-Ahsa region. The club was officially recognized as a professional football club in the year of 1950. The club was formerly called "Al-Badr" before changing their name to "Hajer". [2]

In the 2010–11 season Hajer finished first in the Saudi First Division and were promoted to the Saudi Professional League for the first time since 1998.

HonoursEdit

[3]Prince Faisal bin Fahd Cup for Division 1 and 2 Teams

  • Winners (1): 2004-05
  • Runners-up (2): 1995-96, 2000-01

Prince Mohammad bin Salman League (Level 2)

Saudi Second Division (Level 3)

  • Winners (1): 2001-02

Current squadEdit

As of 1 September 2018:[4][5]

No Position Player Nation
4 Defender Hassan Al-Sandal   Saudi Arabia
5 Defender Mohammed Al-Mohanna   Saudi Arabia
6 Midfielder Abdulaziz Al-Shohaib   Saudi Arabia
7 Forward Rashed Al-Salem   Saudi Arabia
9 Midfielder Rayllan   Brazil
11 Midfielder Hassan Al-Solan   Saudi Arabia
12 Defender Ali Al-Maani   Saudi Arabia
14 Midfielder Abdurahman Al-Huraib (captain)   Saudi Arabia
16 Midfielder Mahmoud Bu Hassan   Saudi Arabia
17 Midfielder Haitham Al-Khulaif   Saudi Arabia
22 Goalkeeper Abduraouf Al-Daqeel   Saudi Arabia
27 Forward Hassan Al-Mohammed   Saudi Arabia
32 Forward Saleh Al-Arfej   Saudi Arabia
33 Goalkeeper Radhi Al-Olaiwi   Saudi Arabia
47 Defender Nasser Al-Ojail   Saudi Arabia
Goalkeeper Hatem Al-Johani   Saudi Arabia
Defender Marwan Adam   Chad
Defender Sultan Al-Johani   Saudi Arabia
Defender Khaled Al-Shamrani   Saudi Arabia
Defender Abdullah Bo Homail   Saudi Arabia
Midfielder Ibrahim abdoh   Saudi Arabia
Midfielder Mohamed Wazzani   Tunisia
Midfielder Lutfi Al-Rashdi   Saudi Arabia
Midfielder Mojtaba Al-Shaqaq   Saudi Arabia
Midfielder Ibrahim Al-Juraisan   Saudi Arabia
Midfielder Hamed Al-Hamed   Saudi Arabia
Midfielder Khaled Al-Aboud   Saudi Arabia
Forward Adriano Pardal   Brazil
Forward Abdullah Al-Hamdan   Saudi Arabia

AdministrationEdit

The current administration that runs the club is the club-president Hamad Al-Arifi and vice-president Osama Al-Naeem.

PersonnelEdit

  • Chairman:   Sami Al-Melhem
  • Director of football:   Slobodan Ogsananovic
  • Media Officer:   Ali Al Saeed
  • Head Coach:   Abdullah Al-Janoubi

Manager HistoryEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Prince Abdullah Bin Jalawi Sport City Stadium". Saudi Pro League Statistics. Retrieved 30 December 2015.
  2. ^ "تاريخ هجر". hajerclub.net. Retrieved 13 April 2018.
  3. ^ "بعض من منجزات النادي في كرة القدم". Hajer Club. Retrieved 24 April 2007.
  4. ^ "اللاعبين". Hajerclub.
  5. ^ http://www.kooora.com/?team=1005&mode=p

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