Al Sadd Squad 2014

Full name Al Sadd Sports Club
( Arabic : نادي السد الرياضي )
Nickname(s) Al Zaeem (The Boss)
Al Dheeb (The Wolf)
Al Alami (The World Class)
Founded 21 October 1969 (44 years ago)
Ground Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium
Doha, Qatar
Capacity 18,000
Chairman Mohammed bin Hamad Al Thani
Manager Hussein Amotta
League Qatar Stars League
2012–13 Qatar Stars League, 1st

Honours

Domestic competitions

Qatari League

  • Winners (13): 1971–72, 1973–74, 1978–79, 1979–80, 1980–81, 1986–87, 1987–88, 1989–89, 1999–2000, 2003–04, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2012–13 (Record)

Emir of Qatar Cup

Winners (13):1975, 1977, 1982, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1991, 1994, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007 (Record)

Qatar Crown Prince Cup

  • Winners (5): 1998, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008 (Record)

Sheikh Jassem Cup

  • Winners (12): 1978, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2007 (Record)

Qatar Reserves League

  • Winners (5): 2006–07, 2008–09, 2010–11, 2011-12, 2012-13(Record)

QFA Cup

  • Winners (7): N/A

Qatari Stars Cup

  • Winners (1): 2010 (Record)

Qatar Insurance Cup

  • Winners (1): 1994

Asian competitions

AFC Champions League

  • Winners (2): 1989, 2011 Regional competitions

Arab Champions League

  • Winners (1): 2001

GCC Champions League

  • Winners (1): 1991

Gulf Air Cup

  • Winners (1): 1982

Joint Tournament

  • Winners (1): 2003–04 International competitions

Trofeo Santiago Bernabéu

  • Runner-up : 2013

FIFA Club World Cup

  • Bronze Medalist (1): 2011

Records

  • Largest victory: Al Sadd 21–0 Muaither (2006/07)
  • Longest winning run: 9 matches (2011/12)
  • Largest Asian victory: Al Ahli 0–5 Al Sadd (2009/10)
  • Largest Asian defeat: Al Sadd 1–4 Najaf (2006/07)

Qatar Stars League Top scorers

The following players have won the top scorer award in the league:

  • Hassan Mattar – 1979, 1981
  • Badr Bilal – 1980
  • Hassan Jowhar – 1988
  • Hussein Amotta – 1998
  • Carlos Tenorio – 2006
Most goals
# Name Career Goals
1 Carlos Tenorio 2003–2009 62
2 Khalfan Ibrahim 2004– 46
3 Felipe Jorge 2005–2010 45
4 Ali Afif 2004–2012 33
5 Abdul Kader Keïta 2002–2005
2010–2012
30
6 Majed Mohammed 2005–2012 28
7 Yusef Ahmed 2005– 24
8 Emerson Sheik 2005–2007
2008–2009
24
9 Leandro 2009– 23
10 Hassan Al Haidos 2007– 20
Most appearances
# Name Career Apps
1 Abdulla Koni 1996– 222
2 Mohamed Saqr 2003– 185
3 Mesaad Al-Hamad 2004– 144
4 Talal Al-Bloushi 2003– 142
5 Khalfan Ibrahim 2004– 130
6 Wesam Rizik 2004–2009
2010–
125
7 Dahi Al Naemi 1995–2005 124
8 Ali Afif 2004–2012 123
9 Felipe Jorge 2005–2010 107
10 Hassan Al Haidos 2007– 105

Current Youth academy nationals

Qatar
  • Hamad Muftah (U–20)
  • Faisal Jaidi (U–20)
  • Husam Kamal (U–20)
  • Jassim Al-Shammari (U–20)
  • Nasser Ibrahim Al-Nasr (U–20)
  • Musaab Al-Khoder (U–20)
  • Suleiman Abdullah (U–17)
  • Ismail Ibrahim Faraj (U–17)
Saudi Arabia
  • Rakan Anbar (U–20)

Players

As of 8 January 2014

Al Sadd U–21 squad

No. Position Player
1   Ibrahim Salman Al Khaldy
2   Ismael Ibrahim
3   Thani Ghanim Al Ali
4   Jassem Al Buaneen
5   Jassem Al Adsani
6   Hamad Al Marri
7   Hamad Rajeh
8   Reda Zada
9   Abdullah Al Qahtani
10   Abdullah Al Tamimi
 
No. Position Player
11   Amr Mohammed
12   Faisal Al Qahtani
13   Mohammed Gamal
14   Mohammed Al Ajmi
15   Mohammed Hassan Al Marri
16   Mohammed Mesfer Al Marri
17 MF Musaab Al-Khoder
18   Nasser Al Shehi
19   Nayef Al Marri
20 DF Hisham Kamal

Personnel

Youth teams

 
Coaching staff
U–19 assistant coach Mubarak Ghanim Al Ali
U–17 head coach Abdul Aziz Abdo
U–15 head coach Mudhakar Mouloud
U–14 head coach Nabil Belkhodja
U–13 head coach Marcos dos Santos
U–13 assistant coach Abdullah Al-Shamlan
U–11 head coach Alaeddin Al Mendoh
U–10 head coach Abdulaziz Zakaria
U–9 head coach Mohammed Fathi
Goalkeeping coach Mehdi Cerbah
Goalkeeping coach Mauro Sergio
Goalkeeping coach Mohammed Abdulwahab
Medical staff
Physiotherapist Rauf Mustafa
Physiotherapist Salem Mohammed
Fitness coach João Marx
 
Technical staff
Technical director Barnabás Tornyi
Technical supervisor Hassan Othman
Head of youth teams Hassan Mattar
Deputy head Khalid Saad
U–19 director Abdulrazak Al Mansouri
U–19 director Abdullah Al-Yami
U–17 director Mohammed Dalloul
U–15 director Salim Saud
U–14 manager Mahmoud Diab
U–13 manager Mohammed Mustafa
U–13 coordinator Khalid Al Kanish
U–11 manager Eid Johar Said
U–10 manager Badr Al Yazidi
U–9 manager Kaid Daifallah
U–9 manager Shukri Hussein

Seasons overview

Season-to-season

1973–82
Season Div. Pos. Emir of Qatar Cup Crown Prince Cup Sheikh Jassim Cup Asia
1973–74 QSL 1 Runners-up NC NC
1974–75 QSL NC Winners NC NC
1975–76 QSL NC NC
1976–77 QSL Winners NC NC
1977–78 QSL NC Winners
1978–79 QSL 1 NC Winners
1979–80 QSL 1 NC Winners
1980–81 QSL 1 NC
1981–82 QSL Winners NC Winners
1983–92
Season Div. Pos. Emir of Qatar Cup Crown Prince Cup Sheikh Jassim Cup Asia
1982–83 QSL Runners up NC
1983–84 QSL 5 NC
1984–85 QSL 5 Winners NC
1985–86 QSL 5 Winners NC Winners
1986–87 QSL 1 Runners up NC Winners
1987–88 QSL 1 Winners NC
1988–89 QSL 1 NC Winners Winners
1989–90 QSL NC
1990–91 QSL Winners NC Winners
1991–92 QSL 3 NC

 

1993–02
Season Div. Pos. Emir of Qatar Cup Crown Prince Cup Sheikh Jassim Cup Asia
1992–93 QSL Runners-up NC
1993–94 QSL 3 Winners NC NC
1994–95 QSL 5 Did not qualify
1995–96 QSL 4 Semi-finals
1996–97 QSL 5 Semi-finals
1997–98 QSL 3 Winners Winners
1998–99 QSL 3 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Group stage
1999–00 QSL 1 Winners Semi-finals Winners
2000–01 QSL 6 Winners Did not qualify
2001–02 QSL 4 Runners-up Semi-finals Winners
2002–03 QSL 2 Winners Winners Group stage Group stage
2003–12
Season Div. Pos. Emir of Qatar Cup Crown Prince Cup Sheikh Jassim Cup Asia
2003–04 QSL 1 Semi-finals Runners-up Group stage Group stage
2004–05 QSL 7 Winners Did not qualify Group stage Quarter-finals
2005–06 QSL 1 Quarter-finals Winners Semi-finals Group stage
2006–07 QSL 1 Winners Winners Winners Group stage
2007–08 QSL 2 Semi-finals Winners Semi-finals Group stage
2008–09 QSL 2 Semi-finals Semi-finals Semi-finals
2009–10 QSL 2 Semi-finals Semi-finals Semi-finals Group stage
2010–11 QSL 6 Quarter-finals Did not qualify Semi-finals Winners
2011–12 QSL 4 Runners-up Runners-up Group stage

Performance in domestic competitions

Domestic cup finals
No. Season Opposition Result Scorer(s) Head coach
Emir Cup
1 1974 Qatar SC 1–2 Youssef Saad Said Musa
2 1975 Al Ahli 4–3 Youssef Saad (2), Ali Behzad, Abdulla Zaini Hassan Othman
3 1977 Al Rayyan 1–0 Ali Behzad Hassan Othman
4 1982 Al Rayyan 2–1 Badr Bilal, Hassan Mattar Hassan Othman
5 1983 Al Arabi 0–1 N/A Jimmy Meadows
6 1985 Al Ahli 2–1 Hassan Jowhar, Khalid Salman Hassan Othman
7 1986 Al Arabi 2–0 Khalifa Khamis, Hassan Jowhar Procópio Cardoso
8 1987 Al Ahli 0–2 N/A Procópio Cardoso
9 1988 Al Wakrah 0–0 (4–3 pen.) Yousef Adsani, Ebrahim Ghasempour, Salah Salman, Mohammed Al Ammari Ahmed Omar
10 1991 Al Rayyan 1–0 Ali Abdel Razak Cleyton Silas
11 1993 Al Arabi 0–3 N/A Sebastião Lapola
12 1994 Al Arabi 3–2 Isaac Debra (2), Khalid Al Merreikhi Ahmed Omar
13 2000 Al Rayyan 2–0 Diène Faye, Ezzat Jadoua Džemaludin Mušović
14 2001 Qatar SC 3–2 Ahmed Khalifa, Radhi Shenaishil, Ali Benarbia René Meulensteen
15 2002 Al Gharafa 1–4 Jafal Rashed Ilie Balaci
16 2003 Al Ahli 2–1 Mohammed Gholam (2) Luka Peruzović
17 2005 Al Wakrah 0–0 (5–4 pen.) N/A Bora Milutinović
18 2007 Al Khor 0–0 (5–4 pen.) N/A Jorge Fossati
19 2012 Al Gharafa 0–0 (3–4 pen.) N/A Jorge Fossati
Crown Prince Cup
1 1998 Al Arabi 3–2 Sérgio (2), Hussein Amotta Abdelkadir Bomir
2 2003 Al Gharafa 2–0 Zamel Al Kuwari, Mohammed Gholam Luka Peruzović
3 2004 Qatar SC 1–2 Medhat Mostafa Bora Milutinović
4 2006 Qatar SC 2–1 Carlos Tenorio, Emerson Sheik Jorge Fossati
5 2007 Al Gharafa 2–1 Carlos Tenorio (2) Jorge Fossati
6 2008 Al Gharafa 1–0 Carlos Tenorio Hassan Hormutallah
7 2012 Al Rayyan 1–1 (4–5 pen.) Khalfan Ibrahim Jorge Fossati
8 2013 Lekhwiya 2–3 Younis Mahmoud, Lee Jung-Soo Hussein Amotta
 

Players

Current squad

No. Position Player
1 GK Saad Al Sheeb
2 DF Mesaad Al-Hamad
3 DF Abdelkarim Hassan
4 DF Abdulla Al-Berik
5 DF Almahdi Ali Mukhtar
6 DF Mohammed Kasola
7 FW Raúl (vice-captain)
8 MF Mohammed Al-Yazeedi
9 FW Mamadou Niang
10 MF Khalfan Ibrahim
11 MF Hassan Al Haidos
13 MF Ali Assadalla
15 MF Talal Al-Bloushi
17 MF Saleh Bader Al Yazidi
18 DF Omar Yahya Rabah
 
No. Position Player
19 DF Nasser Nabeel
20 FW Yusef Ahmed
21 DF Abdulla Koni (Captain)
22 GK Muhannad Naim
25 MF Mesab Khoder
26 DF Taher Zakaria
30 GK Mohamed Saqr
32 DF Ibrahim Majid
37 FW Hamza Senhadji
39 DF Nadir Belhadj (vice-captain)
40 DF Lee Jung-Soo
69 DF Jassim Malalla
90 DF Hamad Al-Mass
96 DF Abdulrahman Nasser

Out On Loan

No. Position Player
16 FW Abdulaziz Al Ansari (at K.A.S. Eupen)
 
No. Position Player
-- FW Akram Afif (at Sevilla FC)

Players registered as professionals

Asia
  • Lee Jung-Soo
Other
  • Nadir Belhadj
  • Mamadou Niang
  • Raúl

Personnel

Senior team

Coaching staff
Head coach Hussein Amotta 2011–
Assistant coach Hisham Khawatrah 2012–
Goalkeeping coach Suhail Saber 2010–
Fitness coach Alejandro Valenzuela 2010–
Medical staff
Team doctor Mohamed Soltani 2008–
Physiotherapist Hussein Manae 2001–
Physiotherapist Akram Abid 2008–
Technical staff
Team manager Jaffal Al-Kuwari 2009–
Reserve team manager Essa Al-Kuwari 2010–
Sports officer Mohammed Gholam 2009–
Director of football Mohammed Ghanim 2001–
Deputy director Salem Al Ali 2001–
Media officer Ali Al Ammari 2001–
Audience & marketing Ahmad Al Ansari 2002–
First team officer Mohammed Saeed 2002–

Current squad

No. Position Player
1 FW Hamza Senhadji
2 MF Saleh Bader Al Yazidi
3 FW Yusef Ahmed
4 DF Hisham Kamal
5 MF Mesab Khoder
6 DF Abdulrahman Nasser
7 DF Taher Zakaria
8 DF Nasser Nabeel
 
No. Position Player
9 DF Mesaad Al-Hamad
10 DF Almahdi Ali Mukhtar
11 DF Abdelkarim Hassan
12 GK Muhannad Naim
13 DF Jassim Malalla
14 MF Mohammed Al-Yazeedi
15 MF Ali Assadalla
16 FW Ayoub Mashour

Notable players

ACL championship squads

1988

  • Ahmed Matwi
  • Saeed Mahboob
  • Yousef Adsani
  • Wassef Soufi
  • Marzouk Juma
  • Mohammed Al Ammari
  • Khalid Salman
  • Moh Ghanim
  • Khalid Habib
  • Hassan Johar
  • Khalifa Khamis
  • Badr Bilal
  • Salah Salman
  • Ebrahim Ghasempour
See also: 1988–89 Asian Club Championship and 1988
 

2011

    • Mohamed Saqr
    • Nadir Belhadj
    • Mamadou Niang
    • Abdul Kader Keita
    • Khalfan Ibrahim
    • Talal Al-Bloushi
    • Abdulla Koni
    • Wesam Rizik
    • Ibrahim Majid
    • Mohammed Kasola
    • Lee Jung-Soo
    • Ali Afif
    • Hassan Al Haidos
    • Taher Zakaria
See also: 2011 AFC Champions League Final

Managerial history

Last update: June 2012.

1969–74: Said Musa
1974: Abdulla Balash
1974–79: Hassan Othman
1979–82: José Faria
1982: Hassan Othman
1982–83: Jimmy Meadows
1983–84: Pepe
1984–85: Hassan Othman
1985–87: Procópio Cardoso
1987–88: Ahmed Omar
1988: José Carbone
1988–89: Obeid Jumaa
1989: José Carbone
1989–90: Cabralzinho
1990–91: Cleyton Silas
1991–92: Obeid Jumaa
1992–93: Sebastião Lapola
1993–94: Ahmed Omar
1994: Flamarion Nunes
1994–95: Džemaludin Mušović
1995–96: Sebastião Rocha
1996–97: Abdelkadir Bomir
1997: Zé Mario
1997–98: Rabah Madjer
1998–99: Abdelkadir Bomir
1999: Luiz Gonzaga
1999: Adnan Dirjal
1999–00: Džemaludin Mušović
Jan 2000 – Oct 2001: René Meulensteen
Oct 2001 – Oct 2002: Ilie Balaci
Oct 2002 – May 2004: Luka Peruzović
May 2004 – Oct 2005: Bora Milutinović
Oct 2005 – May 2006: Mohammed Al Ammari
May 2006 – Aug 2007: Jorge Fossati
Aug 2007 – Jan 2008: Co Adriaanse
Feb 2008 – Jun 2008: Hassan Hormutallah
Jun 2008 – Nov 2008: Émerson Leão
Nov 2008 – Jun 2009: Džemaludin Mušović
Jun 2009 – Dec 2010: Cosmin Olăroiu
Dec 2010 – May 2012: Jorge Fossati
Jun 2012 – present: Hussein Amotta

Club officials

Management

Office Name
President Mohammed bin Hamad Al Thani
Vice-president Joaan Bin Hamad Al Thani
General secretary Jassim Al Romaihi
Assistant secretary Eid Al Merraikhi
Treasurer Fahad Al Kaabi
Board member Mehlish Al Khayarien
Board member Talal Mansour
Board member Mohammed Al Ali
Board member Khalil Al Jaber

Club presidents

No. Chairperson No. Chairperson
1 HE Sheikh Ahmad bin Jassim 4 HE Mohammed bin Mubarak Al-Ali
2 HE Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiya 5 Nasser bin Mubarak Al-Ali
3 HE Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad bin Jabr Al-Thani 6 HE Mohammed bin Hamad Al Thani

Rivalries

Head-to-head

Head-to-head
Competition P W D L GF GA GD
Qatar Stars League 45 19 11 15 64 58 +6
Sheikh Jassem Cup 6 2 2 2 7 6 +1
Emir Cup 10 5 0 5 14 13 +1
Crown Prince Cup 11 3 5 3 12 10 +2
Total 72 30 18 22 97 87 +10

 

Memorable matches

Bold indicates a win.

Season Result Competition Notes
1981–82 0–1 Emir Cup  
1985–86 3–2 Emir Cup  
1995–96 0–0 Qatar Stars League Al Arabi crowned champions.
2001–02 6–2 Qatar Stars League  
2003–04 7–0 Qatar Stars League  
2005–06 2–1 Qatar Stars League Al Sadd crowned champions.
2009–10 3–3 Qatar Stars League Al Sadd overtake Al Arabi's ACL slot.
2013–14 6–1 QNB Cup Reserve teams fielded.

Recent results

From 2000–2012.

Head-to-head
Competition P W D L GF GA GD
Qatar Stars League 32 16 4 12 60 35 +25
Sheikh Jassem Cup 2 1 0 1 3 5 −2
Emir Cup 2 1 0 1 4 3 +1
Crown Prince Cup 1 0 0 1 0 1 −1
Total 37 18 4 15 67 44 +23

Supporters

Asian Club Championship

Competition Round Club Home Away Aggregate
1988–89
Asian Club Championship GS Al-Futowa 4–1
  GS Al-Ansar 1–0
  GS Al-Rasheed 0–0
  SF Pahang FA 2–0
  SF Mohammedan SC 2–2
  SF 25 April 2–1
  SF Al-Ittifaq 2–1
  Final Al-Rasheed 1–0 2–3 3–3 (A)

AFC Champions League

Competition Round Club Home Away Aggregate
2002–03
AFC Champions League GS Esteghlal 1–2   1–2
  GS Al Ain   2–0 2–0
  GS Al-Hilal   1–3 1–3
2003–04
AFC Champions League GS Al Wahda 0–0 0–0 0–0
  GS Al Quwa Al Jawiya 1–0 0–1 1–1
  GS Al Qadisiya 1 0–0 0–0
2004–05
AFC Champions League GS Al Ahli 2–0 1–2 3–2
  GS Al Kuwait 1–0 1–0 2–0
  GS Neftchi 3–2 0–2 3–4
  QF Busan I'Park 1–2 0–3 1–5
2005–06
AFC Champions League GS Al Shabab 2–3 0–0 2–3
  GS Al Arabi 4–1 2–1 6–2
  GS Al Quwa Al Jawiya 3–0 2–0 5–0
2006–07
AFC Champions League GS Al-Karamah 1–1 1–2 2–3
  GS Najaf FC 1–4 0–1 1–5
  GS Neftchi Farg'ona 2–0 1–2 3–2
2007–08
AFC Champions League GS Al-Ahli Jeddah 2–1 2–2 4–3
  GS Al-Wahda 0–0 2–2 2–2
  GS Al-Karamah 0–2 0–1 0–3
2009–10
AFC Champions League GS Al-Hilal 0–3 0–0 0–3
  GS Al-Ahli 2–2 5–0 7–2
  GS Mes Kerman 4–1 1–3 5–4
2010–11
AFC Champions League Q1 Al-Ittihad 5–1
  Q1 Dempo 2–0
  GS Esteghlal 2–2 1–1 3–3
  GS Pakhtakor 2–1 1–1 3–2
  GS Al-Nassr 1–0 1–1 2–1
  R16 Al-Shabab 1–0
  QF Sepahan 1–2 3–02 4–2
  SF Suwon Samsung 0–1 2–0 2–1
  Final Jeonbuk Hyundai 4–2 pen

AFC Club rankings

Rank Team Points
1 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 159.0
2 Suwon Samsung Bluewings 157.5
3 Al Sadd 128.5
4 Nasaf Qarshi 124.0
5 FC Seoul 120.5
6 Sepahan 120.5
7 Al Hilal 120.0
8 Nagoya Grampus 114.5
9 Al-Wehdat 111.5