Al Nasr SC (Dubai)

Al-Nasr SC
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Full nameAl-Nasr Sports Club
Nickname(s)Al Ameed (The Brigadier General)
Founded1945; 74 years ago (1945)
GroundAl Maktoum Stadium
ChairmanHamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum
CoachBrazil Caio Zanardi
LeagueUAE Pro-League
2017–18UAE Pro-League, 4th
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Al-Nasr Sports Club (Arabic: نادي النصر الرياضي‎) is a professional association football club located in Dubai and plays in the UAE Arabian Gulf League. Al-Nasr, literally translating to "victory" in Arabic was founded in 1945 and is considered as the first and oldest club in the United Arab Emirates.


16 Official Championships

Domestic competitions[]

Winners (3): 1977–78, 1978–79, 1985–86
Runners-up (4): 1980–81, 1984–86, 1999–2000, 2011–12
Winners (4): 1984–85, 1985–86, 1988–89, 2014–15
Runners-up (6): 1974–75, 1979–80, 1983–84, 1991–92, 1996–97, 2016–17
Winners (3): 1988–87, 1999–00, 2001–02
Winners (1): 2015
Winners (2): 1990, 1996
Runners-up (1): 2015
Winners (1): 1984–85
Winners (1): 1993

Regional competitions[]

GCC Champions League

Performance in AFC competitions[]

2012: Group Stage
2013: Group Stage
2016: Quarter-finals
1988: Qualifying Stage
1998: Withdrew (First Round)
1993–94: First Round


Board of Directors[]

Title Name
Chairman United Arab Emirates Abdulrehman Abu Al Shawareb
Vice Chairman United Arab Emirates Tariq Yousif Al Janahi
CEO United Arab Emirates Hamad Rahma Al Fallasi
Board Member United Arab Emirates Sabit Suhail Sabit
United Arab Emirates Adel Mohamed Shakri
United Arab Emirates Jumaa Saeed Al Kaabi
United Arab Emirates Rashed Marzouk Bakhit

Last updated: 21 October 2018
Source: Al Nasr Club

Technical Team[]

Title Name
Head Coach Brazil Caio Zanardi
Assistant Coach United Arab Emirates Ali Murad
Iran Mohammad Zakeri
Goalkeepers Coach Serbia Goran Cumic
Fitness Coach Cyprus George Paraskevas

Administrative Team[]

Title Name
Team Manager United Arab Emirates Hashim Obaid
Team Administrator United Arab Emirates Saleh Salem Alsuwaidi
Media Coordinator United Arab Emirates Mohammed Mubarak
Team Secretary Sudan Hatim Hassan Elbadri
Logistics Officer India Basheer Anchukandathil
India Ali Kutti Athanikkal
India Riyas Thundakachi

Medical Team[]

Title Name
Specialist Doctor Tunisia Walid Ben Cheikh
Physiotherapist Serbia Darko Stamatovic
Brazil Rodrigo De Queiroz Aires
Italy Claudio Patti
Masseur Serbia Ognjen Ninkovic
Republic of Macedonia Toni Mitrov

Current squad[]

First team squad[]

As of UAE Pro-League:

No Position Player Nation
2 Defender Mubarak Saeed  United Arab Emirates
4 Midfielder Khaled Jalal  United Arab Emirates
5 Midfielder Tareq Ahmed (captain)  United Arab Emirates
6 Defender Mahmoud Khamees  United Arab Emirates
8 Forward Mohamed Al-Akbari  United Arab Emirates
9 Forward Ronnie Fernández (on loan from Al-Fayha)  Chile
10 Midfielder Habib Al Fardan  United Arab Emirates
11 Forward Álvaro Negredo  Spain
12 Goalkeeper Ahmed Shambih  United Arab Emirates
15 Midfielder Al Hussain Saleh  United Arab Emirates
16 Midfielder Amer Mubarak  United Arab Emirates
17 Midfielder Jassem Yaqoub  United Arab Emirates
18 Defender Ahmed Al-Yassi  United Arab Emirates
20 Defender Masoud Sulaiman  United Arab Emirates
21 Defender Mohammed Ali Ayed  United Arab Emirates
23 Forward Junior Dutra (on loan from Corinthians)  Brazil
25 Defender Mohammed Sarwashi U21  United Arab Emirates
29 Midfielder Ali Hussain  United Arab Emirates
30 Defender Joan Oumari  Lebanon
32 Defender Khalifa Mubarak  United Arab Emirates
33 Forward Salem Saleh  United Arab Emirates
35 Goalkeeper Ghaith Hussain  United Arab Emirates
44 Goalkeeper Ibrahim Eisa  United Arab Emirates
49 Defender Mohammed Ibrahim  United Arab Emirates
70 Midfielder Rashed Mohammed  United Arab Emirates
90 Defender Hamad Hassan U21  United Arab Emirates
92 Defender Saeed Sowaidan  United Arab Emirates
96 Goalkeeper Mohamed Yousif  United Arab Emirates

Other players under contract[]

No Position Player Nation
37 Forward Salah Al-Shehi  United Arab Emirates
56 Midfielder Mayed Karam  United Arab Emirates

Out on loan[]

No Position Player Nation
19 Forward Samuel Rosa (on loan to Al-Fujairah)  Brazil
51 Defender Sebil Ghazi (on loan to Emirates)  United Arab Emirates
95 Forward Iury (on loan to Al-Fayha)  Brazil

Famous players[]

Past managers[]

Other sports[]

Al-Nasr also fields teams in Futsal. Volleyball, Handball, Basketball, Table Tennis, Swimming, Cycling, Athletics, Karate and Jujutsu


  1. ^ "ADNOC Championship recognized by UAE Football Association". (in Arabic).
  2. ^ "ADNOC Championship recognized by UAE Pro League Committee".
  3. ^ "Multumim, Ionut Rada!" (in Romanian). Archived from the original on 17 January 2010.

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