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Al-Ain
Full name Al-Ain Football Club
نادي العين لكرة القدم
Nickname(s) Al Zaeem (The Boss)
Foondit August 1968
Ground Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium
Ground Capacity 25,500
President Mohammed Bin Zayed
Manager Zoran Mamić
League UAE Pro-League
2017–18 UAE Pro-League, 1st
Wabsteid Club wabsteid
Current saison

Al Ain Football Club (Arabic: نادي العين لكرة القدم‎; transliterated: Nady al-'Ayn) or Al Ain FC or simply Al Ain for a short is a profeesional association fitbaw club based in the ceety o Al Ain in the Unitit Arab Emirates. It is ane o mony sport sections o the multi-sports club Al Ain Sports an Cultural Club (Arabic: نادي العين الرياضي الثقافي‎) Al Ain SCC for short. Al Ain wis foondit in 1968 bi players frae Al Ain, members o the Bahraini group o exchynge students an Sudanese commonty wirkin in Unitit Arab Emirates.[1]

Al Ain wan the 2003 AFC Champions League competeetion wi a 2–1 aggregate victory ower BEC Tero Sasana o Thailand. It is the maist successfu club in the UAE.[2] The team wis established in 1968 in Al Ain. The team quickly gained popularity an recogneetion throuoot the kintra, bein the team wi the maist toornament titles (58 in Tot) an the team wi the maist UAE league titles (11). Furthermair, the club is the first an anerly UAE side sae far tae win the AFC Champions League.[3]

Honours[eedit | eedit soorce]

Bruno Metsu, who led the club tae thair first AFC Champions League title in 2003

Domestic competeetions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Winners (11) (record): 1976–77, 1980–81, 1983–84, 1992–93, 1997–98, 1999–00, 2001–02, 2002–03, 2003–04, 2011–12, 2012–13
Runners-up (7):[6] 1975–76, 1977–78, 1981–82, 1993–94, 1994–95, 1998–99, 2004–05
Winners (6): 1999, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2014
Runners-up (3): 1994, 1995, 2007
Winners (3): 1989, 2005, 2006
Winners (1): 2008–09
Runners-up (1): 2010–11
Winners (4) (record): 1995, 2003, 2009, 2012
Runners-up (1): 2013
  • Abu Dhabi Championship Cup[4]
Winners (2): 1974, 1975
  • Joint League Cup[4]
Winners (1): 1983

Arabian Gulf competeetions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Winners (1) : 2001

Asie competeetions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Winners (1) : 2003
Runners-up (1) : 2005
Third place (1) : 1999

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "club Foundation3". alainclub.com. Archived frae the oreeginal on 1 August 2007. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 
  2. "Al Ain look to the future". Fifa. 
  3. "Al Ain «The Boss» with 58 titles". EmaratAlYoum. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 "Club Milestones". Al Ain FC. 
  5. "List of Cup Winners". RSSSF. 
  6. "List of Champions". RSSSF. 

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