Abha Saudi Club is one of the prominent sports clubs in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, distinguished by its rich and diverse sporting history that spans over the years. Located in the picturesque Asir region in the south of the kingdom, Abha Club is an integral part of the region's sporting identity.
Abha Club was founded in 1966 in the city of Abha, in the Asir region of Saudi Arabia, often referred to as the "Southern Leader." Over the years, the club has experienced various phases in the world of football. It first ascended to the Saudi Professional League in the 2007-2008 season, later descending to the First Division in the 2008-2009 season. However, through dedication and effort, Abha Club reclaimed its position in the Saudi Professional League in the 2018-2019 season. The club is owned and supported by the Saudi Ministry of Sports, under the leadership of Ahmed Al-Hadithi and the current coach, Martín Sevilla. Most of the team's matches are held at Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Stadium, a prominent sports venue in the Asir region. Abha Club remains a source of pride for the Asir region and the entire Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, continuously contributing to the development of sports and achieving remarkable success over the years.
Abha Club Headquarters:
Located in the city of Abha in the Asir region, southwestern Saudi Arabia.
Abha Saudi Club Stadium:
The club's matches are primarily held at Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Sports City Stadium
, a prominent sports venue in the Asir region, and the main stadium for Abha Club's sporting events.
Abha Club's Achievements:
Abha Club has had a journey filled with challenges and achievements in various leagues. Their journey began with their first promotion to the Saudi Professional League in the 2005-2006 season. Despite facing several promotions and relegations between different divisions in the Saudi League, the club achieved its second promotion to the Saudi Professional League in the 2008-2009 season. This reflects the club's determination and commitment to success and maintaining a top-level presence in Saudi football. They also won the Championship of the Saudi Third Division once (1998-1999) and the Championship of the Saudi Second Division once (1999-2000).
Abha Club’s record of championships in various football tournaments:
|Years of Victory
|Promotion to Saudi Professional League (1st time)
|Promotion to Saudi Professional League (2nd time)
|Promotion to Saudi Professional League (3rd time)
|Saudi Third Division Championship
|Saudi Second Division Championship
Saudi League record numbers in the history of Abha Club:
- First Participation in the Saudi Professional League: Abha Club made its first appearance in the Saudi Professional League in the 2005-2006 season.
- Frequent Promotions and Relegations: The club experienced several promotions and relegations between different divisions in the Saudi League, demonstrating its resilience and adaptability.
- Championship of the Saudi First Division: Abha Club achieved the notable victory of winning the Championship of the Saudi First Division in the 2018-2019 season, marking a significant milestone in the club's history.
- Continuous Effort: The club's consistent dedication and determination are evident in its ongoing efforts to achieve success and maintain a strong presence in the top tiers of Saudi football.
Presidents of Abha Club Throughout History:
|1966 - 1968
|1969 - 1970
|Aziz bin Mustafa Aziz
|1970 - 1972
|1972 - 1973
|1973 - 1974
|Mohamed bin Rashid Salamah
|Khalid Mohamed Shehu
|Abdulrahman Abu Malha
|1981 - 1984
|Hani Abu Ghazala
|1985 - 1987
|1988 - 1990
|Mustafa bin Abdullah Aziz
|1991 - 1993
|Hamad Shbeeb Al-Dosari
|1993 - 1996
|1997 - 2002
|Hamad Shbeeb Al-Dosari
|2002 - 2005
|2005 - 2006
|Abdulrahman bin Mohamed Fasail
|2006 - 2008
|2010 - 2013
|2013 - Present
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