Al-Nahda (Omani football club)

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Al-Nahda Sports Club is an Omani football club
Football clubs of Oman
The Sultanate of Oman has had a relatively long history of football clubs dating back to the 1940s. The oldest club still surviving to date in the Sultanate is Oman Club which was established in 1942. Many clubs have also experienced mergers such as Muscat, and Seeb...

 based in Al-Buraimi, Oman
Oman , officially called the Sultanate of Oman , is an Arab state in southwest Asia on the southeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula. It is bordered by the United Arab Emirates to the northwest, Saudi Arabia to the west, and Yemen to the southwest. The coast is formed by the Arabian Sea on the...

. The club only has a brief history and was formed in 2003. In the few years the club has been competing 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" in the Arabic language
Arabic language
Arabic is a name applied to the descendants of the Classical Arabic language of the 6th century AD, used most prominently in the Quran, the Islamic Holy Book...


In the 2010 off-season, Al-Nahda appointed former Poland international manager, Janusz Wójcik
Janusz Wójcik
Janusz Marek Wójcik is a Polish politician and former football player and coach.-Playing Career:He played in several clubs at home and abroad, including Agrykola, Gwardia, Ursus and Hutnik Warszawa, Ravalpandi and the Toronto Falcons .-Coaching career:Wójcik also trained several Polish clubs like...

 at the helm of the team.

Performance in AFC competitions

  • AFC Cup
    AFC Cup
    The AFC Cup is an annual international association football competition between domestic clubs sides run by the Asian Football Confederation . Qualification to the competition is to clubs from AFC-affiliated countries which fall into the AFC's 'developing nations' category as laid out in their...

    : 2 appearances
AFC Cup 2008
The 2008 AFC Cup was the 5th edition of the AFC Cup, playing between clubs from nations who are members of the Asian Football Confederation.-Qualified teams:...

: Semi-Finals
AFC Cup 2010
The 2010 AFC Cup was the 7th edition of the AFC Cup, playing between clubs from nations who are members of the Asian Football Confederation.With the Asian Football Confederation currently reviewing the format of the AFC Champions League between 2009 and 2010 season, significant changes were made in...

: Group Stage

Performance in UAFA Competitions

  • Gulf Club Champions Cup
    Gulf Club Champions Cup
    The GCC Champions League , formerly known as the Arabian Gulf Cup for Clubs , is an annually organized football league tournament for club of the Arab states...

    : 1 appearance
    2008: Group Stage

Current squad

Notable players

Vitor Hugo Makadji Boukar
Makadji Boukar
Makadji Boukar is a professional Cameroonian footballer currently plays for Vasas SC.- Career :Boukar began his career by Cotonsport Garoua and moved 2005 to Sahel FC and in 2008 he turn back to his motherclub....

 Dadi Yakum Fahad Al Fahad Alhamad Sunday Charles Mankpam Mohamed Shibh Libambami Yedibahoma
Libambami Yedibahoma
Yedibahoma Datoma Libambani is a Togolese football striker who currently plays for Talia Club Seeb.-Career:His club were beaten in the final of the African Cup Winners' Cup final in December by Africa Sports of the Ivory Coast...