Saham Club (Arabic: نادي صحم) is an Omani sports club based in Saham, in northeastern Oman.[1] The club currently plays in the Oman Professional League, top division of Oman Football Association. Their home stadium is Sohar Regional Sports Complex. The stadium is government owned. The club also owns its own stadium and sports equipment, as well as its own training facilities.

Saham Club
نادي صحم
Full nameSaham Club (Blue Wave)
Founded24 April 1972; 52 years ago (24 April 1972)
GroundSohar Regional Sports Complex
Sohar, Oman
LeagueOman Professional League
2018–196th of 14
WebsiteClub website

History edit

The club was founded on 24 April 1972 and registered on 26 June 2002.

The club was promoted to the Omani League after winning the final of 2007-08 First Division League, where the club defeated Al-Shabab Club on penalties.[2]

The club caused a major upset when they beat 7-time Sultan Qaboos Cup winners, Dhofar in 2009, receiving their first ever Sultan Qaboos Cup title. Their most recent achievement was in 2013 when they won the first OPL Cup against Al-Seeb Club 3–2 on penalties after the match had ended 0–0 in normal time.[3]

Being a multisport club edit

Although being mainly known for their football, Saham SC like many other clubs in Oman, have not only football in their list, but also hockey, volleyball, handball, basketball, badminton and squash. They also have a youth football team competing in the Omani Youth League.

Crest and colours edit

Saham SC have been known since establishment to wear a full blue or white (Away) kit (usually a darker shade of blue). They have also had many different sponsors over the years. As of now, Uhlsport provides them with kits.

Achievements edit

Domestic edit

Continental edit

Club performance-International Competitions edit

AFC competitions edit

UAFA competitions edit

Current squad edit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   OMA Hassan Al-Buraiki
23 GK   OMA Sulaiman Al-Buraiki
55 GK   OMA Abdul Majid Al-Salam
2 DF   OMA Ali Al-Shamousi
5 DF   OMA Mohammed Mattar
12 DF   OMA Zakariya Al-Salam
13 DF   OMA Abdul Aziz Al-Shamousi
15 DF   OMA Maadh Al-Khaldi
28 DF   UZB Ildar Mamatkazin
30 DF   OMA Salem Al-Buraiki
70 DF   OMA Abdul Mouein Al-Marzouqi
93 DF   UZB Maksimilian Fomin
95 DF   OMA Ghalib Al-Samain
No. Pos. Nation Player
8 MF   OMA Nasser Al-Ali
10 MF   OMA Mohsin Al-Khaldi
11 MF   OMA Musaab Al-Sharqi
17 MF   OMA Moatasem Al-Shibli
18 MF   OMA Shihab Al-Mamari
21 MF   SEN Abdoulaye Dieng
22 MF   OMA Ali Aqib
40 MF   OMA Ali Al-Mamari
70 MF   OMA Khamis Al-Maawali
3 FW   OMA Faisal Al-Buraiki
7 FW   OMA Yousef Al-Farsi
20 FW   OMA Ali Al-Hashemi
65 FW   OMA Mohammed Al-Ghassani
77 FW   OMA Badar Al-Jabri
92 FW   OMA Mazin Al-Breiki

Personnel edit

Current technical staff edit

Position Name
Head coach   Branko Smiljanić
Assistant coach
Goalkeeping coach
Team Manager   Aiman Al-Farsi
Team Supervisor
Medical Director
Club doctor

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ "Saham Club". Archived from the original on 2018-12-16. Retrieved 2014-06-08.
  2. ^ Benjamin, Zaid (29 October 2008). "Oman 2007/08". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 29 January 2023. Retrieved 3 February 2023.
  3. ^ "SAHAM WINS INAUGURAL OPL CUP". Archived from the original on 2018-12-16. Retrieved 2014-01-04.

External links edit