Al-Ain FC (Saudi Arabia)
|Full name||Al-Ain Saudi Football Club|
|Founded||1978 (as Zahran)|
2001 (as Al-Ameed)
2013 (as Al-Ain)
|Ground||King Saud Sport City Stadium|
Al Bahah, Saudi Arabia
|Chairman||Hassan bin Dabaj|
|Manager||Didier Gomes Da Rosa|
|League||First Division League|
|2021–22||FDL, 11th of 20|
Al-Ain Saudi Football Club (Arabic: نادي العين السعودي) is a Saudi Arabian professional association football club based in Al Atawlah, Al Qara, Al Bahah. The club was founded in 1978 and play their home matches at the King Saud Sport City Stadium. The team compete in the MS League, the second tier of Saudi football. The club was founded in 1978 under the name of Zahran Football Club. The club was named after the Zahran tribe who are one of the largest tribes in Al-Bahah Province. In 2001, the club changed their name to Al-Ameed Football Club before changing their name to Al-Ain in 2013.
Al-Ain have won the Saudi Third Division title once in 2015–16, and finished as runners-up once in 2010–11. The club have won the Al-Bahah Regional League ten times. The club spent four non-consecutive seasons in the Saudi Second Division before gaining to the MS League in the 2017–18 season. They spent two consecutive seasons in the MS League before gaining promotion to the top tier of Saudi football for the first time at the end of the 2019–20 season. The club play their home games at the King Saud Sport City Stadium in Al Bahah, sharing the stadium with derby rivals Al-Hejaz.
Discover more about Al-Ain FC (Saudi Arabia) related topics
- Saudi First Division/MS League
- Third place (1): 2019–20
- Saudi Third Division
- Winners (1): 2015–16
- Runners-up (1): 2010–11
- Al-Bahah Regional League
- Winners (10): 1981, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011
As of 29 September 2021
Discover more about Current squad related topics
- Bahaa Qebsisi (August 5, 2015 – November 5, 2016)
- Abbas Noureddine (November 11, 2016 – February 22, 2017)
- Hamood Al-Saiari (June 12, 2017 – December 3, 2017)
- Mohammed Dahmane (December 8, 2017 – April 1, 2018)
- Mohamed Al Maalej (May 3, 2018 – February 8, 2019)
- Alen Horvat (February 9, 2019 – May 20, 2019)
- Habib Ben Romdhane (June 19, 2019 – September 22, 2020)
- Michael Skibbe (October 12, 2020 – January 28, 2021)
- Pablo Machín (January 31, 2021 – May 31, 2021)
- Hamood Al-Saiari (August 13, 2021 – October 27, 2021)
- Faisal Al-Ghamdi (caretaker) (October 27, 2021 – November 8, 2021)
- Mohamed Mkacher (November 8, 2021 – June 1, 2022)
- Mohammed Dahmane (August 11, 2022 – November 17, 2022)
- Didier Gomes Da Rosa (November 17, 2022 – )
Discover more about Managerial history related topics
As of 1 January 2021.
|2||Salem Ahmed Al-Zahrani||1979||1983|
|4||Salem Ahmed Al-Zahrani||1985||1990|
|6||Salem Ahmed Al-Zahrani||1992||1993|
|9||Hamdan Saeed Hamdan||2007||2010|
|10||Mohammed Abdulrahman Al-Zahrani||2010||2018|
|11||Ali Bakheet Al-Zahrani||2018||2018|
|12||Mazen bin Raddad Al-Zahrani||2018||2021|
|12||Hassan bin Dabaj Al-Zahrani||2021|
Source: "Al-Ain FC (Saudi Arabia)", Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, (2023, February 28th), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al-Ain_FC_(Saudi_Arabia).
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Coordinates: 20°4′50.3″N 41°31′22.2″E / 20.080639°N 41.522833°E
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