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Al-Nahda (Omani football club)


Al-Nahda (Omani football club)

Al-Nahda Club
نادي النهضة
Full name Al-Nahda Sports Club
Nickname(s) Al-Aneed
(The Tenacious)
Founded 2003;  (2003)
Ground Ibri Sports Complex, Nizwa, Oman
Ground Capacity 15,000
Manager Poland Janusz Wójcik
League Omani League
2012/13 4th
Home colours
Away colours

Al-Nahda Sports Club (Arabic: نادي النهضة الرياضي‎) is an Omani football club based in Al-Buraimi, Oman. The club has only a brief history and was formed in 2003. They have had a considerable amount of achievements including qualifying for the 2008 AFC Cup and reaching the semifinals. The club name literally translates from "The Renaissance".[1] in the Arabic language.

In 2010, Al-Nahda appointed former Poland international manager, Janusz Wójcik at the helm of the team.[2]


Performance in AFC competitions

2008: Semi-Finals
2010: Group Stage

Performance in UAFA Competitions

  • Gulf Club Champions Cup: 1 appearance
    2008: Group Stage

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
17 Oman GK Abdullah Mohammed Al-Mamari
2 Oman DF Rashid Al-Maqbali
6 Oman DF Abdullah Al-Naimi
25 Oman DF Khalifa Ayil
36 Oman DF Nasser Al-Shimli
Oman DF Awad Al-Azizi
4 Oman MF Ali Al-Jabri
11 Oman MF Mohammed Al-Shamsi
18 Ivory Coast MF Dadi Yakum
No. Position Player
27 Oman MF Eid Al-Farsi
Oman MF Hamood Al-Yahyaii
Nigeria MF Sunday Charles Mankpam
7 Oman FW Mansoor Al-Nuaimi
11 Bahrain FW Jamal Rashid
45 Ivory Coast FW Juma Saeed
Oman FW Aiman Matar Al-Aerymi
Benin FW Christian Kotchoni
Brazil FW Valci Junior


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