Al Sadd SC (handball)

Al Sadd Handball Team (Arabic: فريق السد لكرة اليد) is the handball team of Al Sadd SC, based in the capital city of Doha, Qatar. It currently competes in the Qatar Handball League (QHL). The team is one of the most successful in all of Asia, winning the Asian Club League Handball Championship a record 5 times.

Al Sadd SC
Full nameAl Sadd Handball Team
Nickname(s)Al-Zaeem (The Boss)
Al-Dheeb (The Wolf)
ArenaAli Bin Hamad Al Attiya Arena
Doha, Qatar
PresidentMohammed Al Thani
Head coachFranjo Meter
LeagueQatar Handball League
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Al Sadd Handball Team was formed shortly after the formation of the club in 1969. Since then, they have dominated the handball scene in Qatar, winning a record number of domestic trophies. Their success hasn't been limited to local competitions, however. The team has won a record of 5 Asian Club League Handball Championship titles, meaning they have the most Asian titles to their name. In addition, they won the Handball Club World Cup in 2000. They have also won the IHF Super Globe in 2002 as the host team, as well as finishing runners-up in 2010, again as the host team.[1]



Winners (9) : 1986, 1988, 1989, 1994, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2009, 2010
  • Emir of Qatar Cup
Winners (8) : 1997, 1999, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2013
  • Qatar Crown Prince Cup
Winners (7) : 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010


  • GCC Club Handball Champions
Winners : 2004, 2014, 2015
Winners : 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005
Winners : 2002


Current squad

Last Update
15 February 2012

Selected squad for the 2013 IHF Super Globe:[2][3][4]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 {{{pos}}}  ESP José Hombrados
3 {{{pos}}}  QAT Mubarak Salem
4 {{{pos}}}  ALG Mohamed Boumaraf
5 {{{pos}}}  QAT Mustafa Alkrad
10 {{{pos}}}  QAT Abdulla Al-Karbi
11 {{{pos}}}  ALG Berkous Messaoud
12 {{{pos}}}  QAT Mohammed Abdelghafor
14 {{{pos}}}  QAT Abdulla Al-Shraim
18 {{{pos}}}  QAT Rasheed Yusuff
No. Pos. Nation Player
19 {{{pos}}}  QAT Faisal Al-Kuwari
20 {{{pos}}}  EGY Wissam Nawar
30 {{{pos}}}  CRO Mario Tomić
69 {{{pos}}}  QAT Selvedin Omahić
87 {{{pos}}}  QAT Sid Kenaoui
88 {{{pos}}}  QAT Abdulla Al Ghamdi
98 {{{pos}}}  GER Andrej Klimovets
99 {{{pos}}}  QAT Marko Pandžić
{{{pos}}}  SRB Stefan Ilić
35 {{{pos}}}  QAT Riku Saleh
7 {{{pos}}}  LUX Robin Tovik

Dual nationality

Selvedin Omahić
Marko Pandžić riku saleh

Current technical staff

Position Staff
Head coach Franjo Meter
Assistant coach Marijan Meter[5]
Manager Sultan Al Merreikhi
Physiotherapist Goran Opolcer
Team leader Mubarak Bilal
Team assistant J. Al-Rumaihi

Last updated: November 2013
Source: IHF

Managerial history

  • Sufyan Druasi (2010–2011)
  • Ahmed Deabes (2011–2012)
  • Patrice Canayer (2012) (temp)
  • Lakhdar Arrouche (2012–2013)
  • Franjo Meter (2013–2014)
  • muhamad rasyad (2014 - )

Notable players

Notable former coach


See also


  1. "IHF Super Globe - Al-Sadd (Qatar), host team". Archived from the original on 2011-09-27. Retrieved 2012-02-16.
  2. "TEAM ROSTER (For Medias)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 September 2013. Retrieved 14 November 2013.
  3. Al Sadd - QAT TOTAL
  4. Scoresway - AL SADD - Summary
  5. "Franjo i Marijan Meter "jurišaju" na HSV Hamburg" (in Hungarian). Retrieved 14 November 2013.