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Al Salmiya Club

Al-Salmiya SC
نادي السالمية
Full name Al-Salmiya Sporting Club
نادي السالمية الرياضي
Nickname(s) Al-Samawi (Arabic: السماوي‎)
Founded 1964;  (1964)
Ground Thamir Stadium
Al Salmiya, Kuwait
Ground Capacity 16,105[1]
Chairman Kuwait Turki Alyousef Alsabah
Manager Romania Mihai Stoichiţă
League Kuwaiti Premier League
2012\2013 11th
Home colours
Away colours

Al-Salmiya Sporting Club (Arabic: نادي السالمية الرياضي‎) is a Kuwaiti professional football (soccer) and sports club in Salmiya. They have won the Kuwaiti Premier League four times, most recently in 2000. They were founded in 1964 and the club covers a total area of 94 thousand square metres comprising ten sports: football, volleyball, table tennis, tennis, squash, fencing, judo, taekwondo, karate and athletics.

The logo of the club is inspired by the location of Salmiya on the map of the State of Kuwait, with green representing the land, while the color blue represents the sea.


Runners-up 1999

Club chairmen

Years Chairman
1964–65 Kuwait Abdulaziz Mohammed Al Rasheed
1966 Kuwait Jasem Mohammed Al Wogayan
1967–72 Kuwait Abdulaziz Mohammed Al Rasheed
1973–75 Kuwait Ali Subah Al Salem Al Subah
1975–81 Kuwait Mohammed Yousef Al Subah
1981–82 Kuwait Salem Fahad Al Salem Al Subah
1982–08 Kuwait Khaled Yousef Al Subah
2008– Kuwait Abdullah Al Tereeji

Performance in AFC competitions

2005: Group Stage
1996: Second Round
1999: First Round
2001: Second Round
1993/94: First Round
2001/02: withdrew in First Round

Current squad

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

No. Position Player
1 Kuwait GK Nawaf Al Mansour
3 Kuwait DF Abdulaziz Al Mousad
5 Sweden DF Erkan Saglik
6 Tunisia DF Yamen Ben Zekry
7 Kuwait MF Nasser Al Othman (captain)
8 Kuwait DF Nayef Zuwaid
9 Egypt FW Amr Zaki
10 Kuwait FW Khalaf Al Salamah (on loan from Al Qadsia)
11 Kuwait FW Mohammed Rashid
12 Kuwait MF Sulaiman Abdelredha
13 Kuwait MF Ahmed Hawas
14 Kuwait DF Hammad Al Obaydli
15 Jordan FW Odai Al-Saify
18 Kuwait MF Mohammad Al Buraiki
19 Egypt FW Amr Zaki
20 Kuwait MF Abdulrahman Al Mousa (on loan from Al Qadsia)
25 Kuwait DF Nohair Al-Shammari (on loan from Al Qadsia)
28 Kuwait MF Rashed Al Rashed (on loan from Al Kuwait)
29 Saudi Arabia MF Meshaal Hamed (on loan from Al Kuwait)
30 Ivory Coast MF Sékou Fadiga
33 Kuwait DF Saad Sorour
39 Kuwait MF Mohammed Bash
No. Position Player
41 Kuwait GK Saad Al Eniezi
77 Kuwait FW Ali Al Shahman
Kuwait GK Abdulaziz Al Banna
Kuwait GK Ali Al Isa
Kuwait DF Ahmad Al Eidan
Kuwait DF Ali Al Namash (on loan from Al Qadsia)
Kuwait DF Saud Dmid
Kuwait DF Abdulaziz Nasser
Kuwait MF Jarrah Abdullatef
Kuwait MF Ahmed Al Asfoor
Kuwait MF Mohammed Al Azmi
Kuwait MF Ahmad Al Bloushi
Kuwait MF Abdulwahab Al Qattan
Kuwait MF Tareq Al Shammari
Kuwait MF Yousuf Dandan
Kuwait MF Khaled Mejhem
Kuwait FW Badar Al Jasser
Kuwait FW Yousuf Al Nashit (on loan from Al Kuwait)
Kuwait FW Ahmed Matar (on loan from Al Arabi)
Kuwait FW Saad Nazzal

Al Salmiya statistics

Al Salmiyah Sports Club
Season Pos. Crown Prince Cup Emir Cup
Runners up
Champion Champion
QuarterFinal Semi-final
Semi-final Runners Up
Semi-final Semi-final
Semi-final QuarterFinal
Semi-final Round 1
Round 1 Runners Up
Semi-final Runners up
Round 1 Round 1
Round 1 Quarterfinal
Round 1 Round 1
Semi-final Quarterfinal
  • Salmiyah's largest victories
In Asia
1996 Salmiyah 4–0 Seeb
2011 Salmiyah 1–0 Al Shabab

Salmiya in Asia

Competition Pld W D L GF GA
Asian Club Championship 10 2 4 4 13 12
Asian Cup Winners Cup 2 1 0 1 2 2
AFC Champions League 6 3 0 3 8 9
Total 18 6 4 8 23 23
  • Q = Qualification
  • GS = Group stage
  • R16 = Round of 16
  • QF = Quarter-final
  • SF = Semi-final

Asian Cup Winners Cup

Round Country Club Home Away
GS Iran Persepolis 1–2 1–0
R1 United Arab Emirates Al Ain 1

Asian Club Championship

Round Country Club Home Away
R1 Oman Seeb 4–0 0–0
R2 Iran Saipa 1–2 1–2
R1 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal 0–0 2–3
R1 Jordan Al Ramtha 2–2 1–0
R2 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal 0–0 1–3

AFC Champions League

Round Country Club Home Away
GS Iraq Al Shurta 3–1 1–0
GS Qatar Al Rayyan 2–0 1–2
GS Iran PAS 0–1 1–5
  • Al Salmiya withdrew against Al Ain.

FIFA World Cup and AFC Asian Cup players

FIFA World Cup 1982 Spain

FIFA World Cup 2006 Germany

1996 AFC Asian Cup

2000 AFC Asian Cup

2004 AFC Asian Cup

AFC Asian Cup 2007

AFC Asian Cup 2011

Former head coaches

Years Name Nationality
1991–94 Gildo Rodrigues & Edson Tavares
1995–96 David Roberts
1996 Saleh Al Asfoor
2000–01 Ivan Buljan
2001 Adel Abdul Nabi
2001–03 Alfred Riedl
2005–06 Saleh Al Asfoor
2006–07 Sándor Egervári
2007–08 Neca
2008 Mohammed Ibrahem
2008 – June 9 Mihai Stoichiţă
June 2009 – Oct 9 Saleh Zakaria
Oct 2009 – Mar 10 Tamas Krivitz
Mar 2010 – May 10 Saleh Zakaria
May 2010 – Feb 2011 Zijad Švrakić
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Feb 2011 – Dec 2011 Muhammad Karam
Dec 2011– Jul 2013 Sanjin Alagic
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Jul 2013- Mihai Stoichiţă

Club sponsors

Handball team achievements

Runners-up (2) in 1999 and 2001 both in Isfahan


External links

  • (Arabic) Official site
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