Al Ahly SC

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Al Ahly SC
Full nameAl Ahly Sporting Club
[1]
Nickname(s)Patriotism Club
Club of the Century
Red Devils
Founded24 April 1907; 111 years ago (1907-04-24)
GroundCairo Stadium
Ground Capacity74,000 (record 120,000)
Chairman‏Mahmoud Taher‏
Manager[hossam elbadry ]
LeagueEgyptian Premier League
2013-141st (Group 1)
1st (Championship Playoff)
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Al Ahly Sporting Club (Egyptian pronunciation: [elˈahly][1]) commonly known as Al Ahly (English: The National) is an Egyptian sporting club. Founded in April 1907, they were named in 2000 by the Confederation of African Football as the "African Club of the Century".

Al Ahly has 128 official trophies (109 domestic and 19 international). This makes them the most successful football club in the world.[2]

Titles[change | change source]

Al-Ahly fans celebrating after winning the African Champions League in 2005.

Total number of trophies: 127. [3]

Worldwide / Intercontinental[change | change source]

African[change | change source]

  • CAF Champions League
    • Cup Winner.png : Winners (8) : 1982, 1987, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2012, 2013 (record)
    • Cup Finalist.png : Runners up (2) :1983, 2007
  • African Cup Winners' Cup
    • Cup Winner.png : Winners (4) : 1984, 1985, 1986, 1993 (record)
  • CAF Super Cup
    • Cup Winner.png : Winners (6) : 2002, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2013, 2014 (record)
    • Cup Finalist.png : Runners up (1) : 1994

UAFA competitions[change | change source]

Domestic[change | change source]

League[change | change source]

  • Egyptian Premier League
    • Cup Winner.png : Winners (37) 1948–49, 1949–50, 1950–51, 1952–53, 1953–54, 1955–56, 1956–57, 1957–58, 1958–59, 1960–61, 1961–62, 1974–75, 1975–76, 1976–77, 1978–79, 1979–80, 1980–81, 1981–82, 1984–85, 1985–86, 1986–87, 1988–89, 1993–94, 1994–95, 1995–96, 1996–97, 1997–98, 1998–99, 1999–2000, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2013-14 (record)
    • Cup Finalist.png : Runners up (10) 1966-67, 1977–78, 1983–84, 1987–88, 1990–91, 1992–93, 2000–01, 2001–02, 2002–03, 2003–04
  • Cairo League
    • Cup Winner.png : Winners (16) 1924–25, 1926–27, 1927–28, 1928–29, 1930–31, 1933–34, 1934–35, 1935–36, 1936–37, 1937–38, 1938–39, 1941–42, 1942–43, 1947–48, 1949–50, 1957–58 (record)

Cup[change | change source]

  • Egypt Cup (33 solo titles)
    • Cup Winner.png : Winners (35) : 1924, 1925, 1927, 1928, 1930, 1931, 1937, 1940, 1942, 1943, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1953, 1956, 1958, 1961, 1966, 1978, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2007 (record)
    • Cup Finalist.png : Runners up (11) : 1926, 1935, 1941, 1944, 1952, 1959, 1973, 1976, 1997, 2004, 2010
  • Egyptian Super Cup
    • Cup Winner.png : Winners (7): 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011 (record)
    • Cup Finalist.png : Runners up (1) : 2009
  • Sultan Hussein Cup
    • Cup Winner.png : Winners (7): 1923, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1929, 1931, 1938 (record)
    • Cup Finalist.png : Runners up (4) : 1928, 1934, 1935, 1936
  • United Arab Republic Cup (during the UAR era)
    • Cup Winner.png : Winners (1): 1961 (record)
  • Egyptian Federation Cup
    • Cup Winner.png : Winners (1): 1989 (Shared record)

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Naming and colors of Al-Ahly".
  2. "Ahly tops clubs with most titles". CAF. 24 February 2014.
  3. http://ahlyegypt.com/ahly/node/59

Other websites[change | change source]