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Al Jazira Club (also spelled Al Jazeera Club, Arabic: نادي الجزيرة) is a sporting club in Abu Dhabimarker, United Arab Emiratesmarker. Al Jazira club is located in Al Muroor neighborhood in the capital Abu Dhabi.

Club history

Al-Jazira was established on 19 March 1974, as a merger of Al Khalidiyah Club (established in 1969) and Al Bateen Club (established in 1973). The First board of directors was chaired by Mohammad Khalifa Al Kindi, who led the club until 1986. He was succeeded by Sheikh Sultan Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan (1986-1992), who passed chairmanship of the Board on to his brother H. H. Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan in 1992. Sheikh Rashid had himself been a player of the football team, along with his younger brother Sheikh Saeed.

Club Presidency

Club's Board of Directors

Mr. Mounir Hassan Khater, he is the best Mr. Mohamed Thani Al Romaithi Mr. Saeed A. Bin Shaiban Mr. Khalifa Mohamed Al Mazrouei Mr. Murshed Thani Al Romaithi Mr. Tareq Ahmed Al Masaood Mr. Hamad Al Hurr Al Suwaidi Mr. Khalifa Abdullah Al Kendi Mr. Omar Houmaid Al Muhairi

CEO Board Member Board Member Board Member Board Member Board Member Board Member Board Member Chairman


As part of the Al Jazira Club’s future plans and projects, new branches of the club will be started in the Al Shawamikh, Al Bahya and Wathba areas to encourage the discovery of new talented players and add them to the club teams. These branches will provide training facilities nearer to players’ residences so they will not be required to travel daily to the club premises in Abu Dhabi.

The total cost of these three branches will be 60 million dirhams. Each branch will consist of a football field, volleyball and handball grounds, changing rooms for players, offices for management and training coaches and all other necessary facilities and utilities.

There is also a plan to build a nine storey residential building, comprising 36 residential flats for staff and several offices for management.


Al Jazira Club are constructing a new gym comprising of four floors for a variety of sports such as handball, volleyball, and basketball. The ground floor comprises a VIP entrance and lecture hall, offices, three changing rooms for players, a health club and a hall for weightlifting.The first floor contains 32 bedrooms as accommodation for club’s players and guests attending onsite training camps. The second floor comprises four changing rooms for players and two rooms for referees. The VIP platform is on the third floor with enough space for one hundred people in addition to a private majlis (reception hall). The fourth floor has a media centre, rooms for commentators and a supervision/monitoring room for the gym. The new gym is spacious enough for more than two thousand athletes.The Khalifa Al Muhairi Hall includes handball, volleyball, and basketball facilities with space for a thousand spectators. All the facilities required to host a major championships for any of these sports are also provided.Al Jazira Club also includes six secondary football pitches.Al Jazira Club also has an Olympic size swimming pool which is covered, air-conditioned and equipped with underwater cameras and music sets. It is large enough to fit four hundred people and has already successfully hosted a large number of local and foreign championships.The Club also contains a bowling hall with six alleys used for training the Club team as well as the National teams. It will be hosting the resident community’s championships in Abu Dhabi.In the Al Jazira Club there are three health clubs; the first is located separately near the swimming pool and includes a steam room, sauna, hot water basin, cold water basin and a jacuzzi, the second is located on the main platform for the first football team and the third is situated in the new hall and is used by the other teams of the club.Al Jazira Club has its own physiotherapy unit which is equipped with the most modern instruments and apparatus for the treatment of injuries. The specialists work under supervision of the Club’s doctor and are all well-trained to handle sports injuries.The club also includes 26 residentials flats for staff and trainers of the club and a restaurant equipped to serve one hundred people.The Al Jazira club home stadium is the Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Stadiummarker.

Aljazira Sport and Health Foundation

As a major sporting club in the UAE, the Aljazira club believes it has a responsibility to grow the opportunity for children (and parents) to engage in healthy sport and physical activity.

The club is establishing the Al Jazira Sport and Health Foundation, a non-profit organization which seeks to improve the health, well-being and recreational activities of all people, but particularly children. Stakeholders will include Ministries of Education and Health, with specific outcomes of increasing the time and standard in physical education and fun activities in schools and communities.

The Club believes the establishment of the Al Jazira Sport and Health Foundation to be one of the most important steps it has taken in its history., The Health Foundation's main aim is to stress the importance of social initiative. Providing opportunities for the new generation, boys and girls, to learn through sports participation, the important values of; teamwork, loyalty, self-sacrifice, perseverance, and work ethics.


Manager, Dutchman, Jan Versleijenwho also led the team to a second place in the League and to the President's Cup final

Current squads

Individual Honours

2009 FIFA Confederations Cup
The following players have played in the FIFA Confederations Cup whilst playing for Al-Jazira :
* 2009 - Mohammed Ali Karim

Famous Players

Other teams


  • Mohamed Jumah
  • Mohamed Thayib Khalaf Gulam Al Blushi
  • Saeed Hasan Salem Mohamed Al Zaabi
  • Ahmed Al Shain Mubarak Sultan Al Junaibi
  • Saeed salem Al Ameri
  • Nasser Saif Al Neaimi
  • Ahamed Abdulla Ali Mohamed Al Shumari
  • Abdulla Ahmed Al Hosani
  • Abdulla Hassan Al Swidi
  • Salah Aldeen Mohyialdeen
  • Hamad Khalfan
  • Sultan Tawfek Fayroz
  • Salah Mubarak Dhuhai Mubarak
  • Khalid Naser Salah Al Hadadhi
  • Fahd Darweish Jumah S. Jumah
  • Jasem Mohamed Abdulla Salem
  • Jumaa Obaid Rashed Saadan Al Kemzari
  • Ahmed Hamed Hamod Saleh
  • Khalifa Masoud Rashed H. Al Bloushi
  • Mohamed Atek Seif Farhan
  • Aadhil Musbah Salem Al Shamsi
  • Khalid Ahmed Mohamed Sulaiman
  • Adel Rajab AlAmari


  • Obaid Mubarak Al Zaabi
  • Mansoor Omar Abdulla Al Kasiri
  • Mohasen Ahmed Al Atas
  • Saife Rashid Saife Al Ameri
  • Abdulla Salem Faraj Bin Maadhi
  • Hassan Awad Hamad Salem
  • Tariq Abdulla Awad
  • Hadi Saleh awad Al Wahdi
  • Yahya Omar Abdulla Al Kasiri
  • Hamad Omar Abdulla Al Kasiri
  • Ahmed Hussain Ahmed Al Atas
  • Abdul Hameed Ali Hasen Al Sadi
  • Awad Salem Faraj Bin Maadhi
  • Mohamed Ahmed hessen Al Atas
  • Mohamed Mubarak Al Badi



  • Saleh Fahad Abdul Hadi .
  • Nayeef Uquab Abdullah
  • Mohamed Khalifa Al Kubaisi
  • Hulaiman Mubarak Al Hamili

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