Saham Club

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

Saham Club
نادي صحم
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Full nameSaham Club (Blue Wave)
Founded1972; 48 years ago (1972) (24 April 1972)
GroundSohar Regional Sports Complex
Sohar, Oman
Capacity19,000
LeagueOman Professional League
2018–196th
WebsiteClub website

HistoryEdit

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 clubEdit

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 coloursEdit

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.

AchievementsEdit

International titlesEdit

Club performance-International CompetitionsEdit

AFC competitionsEdit

UAFA competitionsEdit

Current squadEdit

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

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

PersonnelEdit

Current technical staffEdit

Position Name
Head Coach   Branko Smiljanić
Assistant Coach
Goalkeeping Coach
Team Manager   Aiman Al-Farsi
Team Supervisor
Medical Director
Physiotherapist
Club Doctor

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Saham Club". national-football-teams.com.
  2. ^ Benjamin, Zaid (29 October 2008). "Oman 2007/08". RSSSF.
  3. ^ "SAHAM WINS INAUGURAL OPL CUP". muscatdaily.com.

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