Kazma Sporting Club (Arabic: نادي كاظمة الرياضي) is a Kuwaiti football club founded in 1964. Kazma play in Al-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium in Adiliya, Al Asimah Governorate (Kuwait), Kuwait City and is the 3rd largest stadium in Kuwait. They have won the Kuwaiti Premier League 4 times. Kazma faced FC Barcelona at the end of the 2009–10 season, drawing 1–1 after Bojan Krkić scored in the 80th minute for Barcelona, before Abdullah Al Dhafiri equalised in the 90th minute with a fine effort for Kazma. On 19 April 2013 Kazma SC were relegated for the first time in their history after losing to Al-Arabi SC 3–0 in the final game of the 2012–13.
|Full name||Kazma Sporting Club|
نادي كاظمة الرياضي
|Founded||31 August 1964|
|Ground||Al-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium|
Adiliya, Kuwait City, Kuwait
|League||Kuwaiti Premier League|
The club is named after the area of Kathma. In 630 A.D., the battle of 'That Alslasil' took place in Kathma, which is located forty kilometers north of Kuwait City on the coast of Kuwait.
On 21 December 2009, under head coach Ilie Balaci, Kazma played a friendly match against reigning La Liga champions FC Barcelona to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the club. The match ended with 1–1 draw and Barcelona received €1.7 million to participate in the match.
|Abdullah Al Dhafiri 90'||Bojan Krkić 80'|
Kazma's stadium, Al-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium located in Kuwait City, Kuwait. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium has a 21,500 holding capacity. It is the 2nd largest stadium in Kuwait and is the home ground for Kazma.
The stadium hosted 2 Gulf Cup of Nations tournaments, the first being in 1990, which Kuwait won for the seventh time. However, the second time in 2003 Kuwait ended up in 6th place, which is their worst ever ranking. It has also hosted many finals of the Kuwait Emir Cup and Kuwait Crown Cup.
- Ahmad Khalid Al-Fozan (Oct 1964 – Oct 65)
- Yousef Abdullah Mohammed Shaheen Al-Ghanim (Nov 1965 – June 95)
- Abdullah Al-Dakheel Al-Rasheed (June 1995 – Sept 95)
- Suleiman Mohamed Saleh Al-Adsani (Sept 1995 – May 97)
- Khalid Nasser Al-Sanea (May 1997 – May 00)
- Asad Ahmed Al-Banwan (2004–)
Kazma Has 19 official championships
- 1986, 1987, 1994, 1996
- 1982, 1984, 1990, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2011
- Al Khurafi Cup: 2
- 2004, 2007
- Runners-up 2011
- Al Hasawi Super Cup: 1
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
- Kazma's biggest wins
- In Asia
Kazma in AsiaEdit
|Asian Club Championship||21||10||4||6||33||16|
|Asian Cup Winners Cup||18||8||5||5||46||25|
FIFA World Cup and AFC Asian Cup PlayersEdit
- Nassir Al-Ghanim
- Jamal Al-Qabendi
- Hamoud Al-Shemmari
- Yussef Al-Suwayed
- Adam Marjam
- Abdullah Mayouf
|1994–96||Milan Máčala||Czech Republic|
|June 2004 – Nov 2004||Júlio César Leal||Brazil|
|June 2006 – July 2007||José Garrido||Portugal|
|2010 – June 2012||Milan Máčala||Czech Republic|
|July 2012–2013||Miodrag Radulović||Montenegro|
|May 2015 – July 2017||Florin Motroc||Romania|
|July 2017 – present||Toni||Portugal|
- FIBA Asia Champions Cup: twice finished third in Indonesia 1990 in Jakarta and Thailand 1992 in Bangkok
Handball team achievementsEdit
Performance in AFC (Asian) CompetitionsEdit
- Asian Club Championship: 4 appearances
- Asian Cup Winners Cup: 4 appearances
- AFC Cup: 2 appearance
- "Today in Kuwait's history 07/02/2015". Kuwait News Agency (KUNA). 7 February 2015. Retrieved 11 June 2015.