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Umm Salal SC

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League  Qatar Stars League

Manager  Bulent Uygun
Umm Salal SC in the past, History of Umm Salal SC

Arenas/Stadiums  Suheim Bin Hamad Stadium, Grand Hamad Stadium
Founded  1979; 36 years ago (1979)

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Umm Salal Sport Club (Arabic: نادي أم صلال الرياضي‎‎) is a Qatari professional association football team playing at the first level Qatar Stars League. It is based in Umm Salal. It used to be known as Al-Tadamun Sport Club. It is best known for being the first Qatari club to make it to the semi-finals of the AFC Champions League.

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Umm Salal SC in the past, History of Umm Salal SC

History

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Umm Salal were formed in 1979 under the name Al-Tadamun Club and entered into the Qatari Second Division along with five other clubs. After the dissolution of two other clubs in the second division, Al Tadamun was also dissolved. The club was reformed in 1996, with Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman Al Thani heading the club. It won the Qatari 2nd Division in their second season after reformation, in addition to lifting the league trophy two more times in 2000 and 2006.

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In 2004, the club's name, Al Tadamun Club, was changed to "Umm Salal" by decision of the Qatar Olympic Committee.

Umm Salal SC Official Ahmed Fathi signs for Qatari side Umm Salal

They won promotion to the Qatar Stars League in the 2006–07 season. They enjoyed league success, finishing third in consecutive seasons. In 2008, they qualified for the AFC Champions League 2009 after defeating Al Gharafa 4–1 on penalties in the Emir Cup final. They were knocked out of the ACL in the semi-finals, which was the furthest any Qatari club had ever advanced at that time.

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The team's nickname, Barzan's Falcons, is a reference to the Barzan Tower, which the Umm Salal Mohammed Fort houses. The tower became renowned for being used during Ramadan to ensure the holy month was observed at the correct time.

Honours

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  • Emir of Qatar Cup
  • Winners (1): 2008
  • Sheikh Jassem Cup
  • Winners (1): 2009
  • Qatari 2nd Division
  • Winners (3): 1998, 2000, 2006

    Asian record

  • Q = Qualification
  • GS = Group stage
  • R16 = Round of 16
  • QF = Quarter-final
  • SF = Semi-final
  • AFC Champions League

    Current squad

    As of Qatar Stars League:

    Players with Multiple Nationalities

  • Baba Malick
  • Rami Fayez
  • Ali Mohammed Bazmandegan
  • Ismail Mardanli
  • Ibrahima Nadiya
  • Mahir Yousef
  • For recent squad changes see List of Qatari football transfers summer 2015.

    Players registered as professionals

    QSL clubs are limited to 4 foreign professionals (3 + 1 Asian) per squad.
    Last update: 25 May 2016.

    List of notable players

    Only league games are counted. To appear in this list, a player must have either:

  • Made at least 50 appearances for the team
  • Scored at least 15 goals for the team
  • Updated 14 August 2013.

    Managerial history

    As of December, 2013.

    References

    Umm Salal SC Wikipedia


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