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,
Dubai, UAE
ChairmanSheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum
CoachBeñat San José
LeagueUAE Arabian Gulf League
2017–18UAE Arabian Gulf 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, 1999-00, 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
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
29 Midfielder Ali Hussain  United Arab Emirates
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 Midfielder Mohammed Ibrahim  United Arab Emirates
70 Midfielder Rashed Mohammed  United Arab Emirates
92 Defender Saeed Sowaidan  United Arab Emirates
96 Goalkeeper Mohamed Yousif  United Arab Emirates
Defender Joan Oumari  Lebanon
Midfielder Muhannad Khamis  United Arab Emirates

U21 squad[]

No Position Player Nation
25 Defender Mohammed Sarwashi  United Arab Emirates
28 Midfielder Mohammed Al-Hosani  United Arab Emirates
34 Midfielder Abdulaziz Dawod  United Arab Emirates
36 Goalkeeper Mayed Salah  United Arab Emirates
38 Goalkeeper Ahmed Al-Ameri  United Arab Emirates
39 Goalkeeper Ghanem Mubarak  United Arab Emirates
40 Goalkeeper Abdullah Mansor  United Arab Emirates
41 Goalkeeper Jamal Amer  United Arab Emirates
42 Goalkeeper Ali Al-Qallaf  United Arab Emirates
50 Defender Talal Abdulhakeem  United Arab Emirates
60 Defender Khaled Hassan  United Arab Emirates
61 Defender Ahmed Yousef  United Arab Emirates
62 Defender Mohammed Matar  United Arab Emirates
64 Defender Rashed Al-Jasmi  United Arab Emirates
65 Midfielder Nassim Hessas  Algeria
66 Midfielder Hussain Mahdi  United Arab Emirates
71 Midfielder Abdulah Ghuloom  United Arab Emirates
72 Forward Abdurahman Dergham  Egypt
73 Midfielder Humaid Jassem  United Arab Emirates
75 Midfielder Rashed Eisa  United Arab Emirates
77 Midfielder Abdurahman Kahen  United Arab Emirates
78 Midfielder Saoud Khadem  United Arab Emirates
79 Forward Fahad Zakri  Iran
80 Defender Hamad Jassem  United Arab Emirates
81 Forward Ali Ahmed Hussain  United Arab Emirates
82 Defender Hamad Rashed  United Arab Emirates
83 Defender Mohammed Abdulrahman  United Arab Emirates
85 Defender Mayed Maher  United Arab Emirates
88 Midfielder Mohammed Abdulaziz  United Arab Emirates
90 Defender Hamad Hassan  United Arab Emirates
91 Forward Abdusalam Ben Aref  Oman
93 Defender Mohamed Bouherrafa  France
95 Forward Faris Bilal  United States
99 Midfielder Faris Al-Tayer  United Arab Emirates

Other players under contract[]

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

Out on loan[]

No Position Player Nation
2 Defender Mubarak Saeed (on loan to Emirates)  United Arab Emirates
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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