Launch of Executive Programme between FIFA and Qatar Stars League during FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022
The Qatar Stars League (QSL) announced the launch of an Executive Programme for the management of football club companies (clubs), in co-operation with FIFA during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, as part of the implementation of QSL’s development strategy project to upgrade the technical and prof
FIFA Referee Cup continues
Competition continues in the FIFA Referee Cup, part of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, held in co-operation and co-ordination between the Qatar Stars League and FIFA, and in line with the preparations and arrangements for the referees officiating in the 2022 World Cup. The second-round m
Strong start to FIFA Referee Cup
The FIFA Referee Cup, part of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, has been launched in co-operation and co-ordination between the Qatar Stars League and FIFA, and in line with the preparations and arrangements for the referees officiating in the 2022 World Cup matches. This tournament is bei
Ooredoo Cup 2022-2023 season semifinals
The Qatar Stars League announced the schedule for semifinals of the 2022-2023 season Ooredoo Cup, after the last-four line-up has been finalized at the end of group-stage matches and the qualification of clubs Umm Salal, Al Sadd, Al Duhail and Al Arabi from Groups A and B for the knockout
Umm Salal, Al Sailiya tied 1-1 in Ooredoo Cup Round 5
Umm Salal and Al Sailiya played out a 1-1 draw in Round 5, Group A of the 2022-2023 season Ooredoo Cup at the Al Ersal 2 Stadium on Friday. While Mehrdad Mohammadi scored in the seventh minute, Atef Mohammed got the equalizer in the 42nd minute for Umm Salal. Despite their first draw
Umm Salal to meet Al Sailiya in fifth round of Ooredoo Cup
Umm Salal face Al Sailiya in Round 5, Group A of the 2022-2023 season Ooredoo Cup on Friday, October 14. The kick-off is at 19:00 at the Al Ersal 2 Stadium. Al Sadd, Al Wakrah, Al Ahli and Qatar SC are the other teams in Group A. Group B consists of Al Duhail, Al Markhiya, Al Arabi,
Umm Salal beat Al Wakrah 5-3 in thrilling clash
Umm Salal defeated Al Wakrah 5-3 in Round 4, Group A of the 2022-2023 season Ooredoo Cup at the Qatar University 4 Stadium on Friday. Umm Salal made a rocking start and led 3-1 at half-time and although Al Wakrah rallied to match their rivals, Umm Salal prevailed. The scorers for Umm
Al Wakrah face Umm Salal in Ooredoo Cup Round 4
Al Wakrah face Umm Salal in Round 4, Group A of the 2022-2023 season Ooredoo Cup on Friday, 7th October. The kick-off is at 19:00 at the Qatar University 4 Stadium. Al Sailiya, Qatar SC, Al Sadd and Al Ahli are the other teams in Group A. Group B consists of Al Duhail, Al Markhiya, A
Umm Salal defeat Al Sadd 3-2 in Ooredoo Cup Round 3
Umm Salal beat Al Sadd 3-2 in Round 3, Group A of the 2022-2023 season Ooredoo Cup at the Al Egla Stadium 4 on Saturday. Sardor Rashidov (44th minute), Joao Teixiera (58th minute), and Ilyes Brimil (69th minute) scored for Umm Salal, while Hassan Ahmad (third minute) and Santi Cazor
Umm Salal, Al Sadd in crucial Round 3 clash
Umm Salal face Al Sadd in Round 3, Group A of the 2022-2023 season Ooredoo Cup on Saturday, 1st October. The kick-off is at 19.15 at the Al Egla Stadium 4. Al Sadd go into the contest as Group A leaders with six points from two victories - over Al Sailiya (4-0) and Al Wakrah (3-0). U
Al Ersal 2
Qatar University 4
Al Egla 4
Hamad Bin Khalifa - Al Ahli
Saoud Bin Abdulrahman - Al Wakrah
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President: Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman Al Thani
Nick Name: Barzan's Falcons/The Orange Fortress
Emir of Qatar Cup: 2008
Sheikh Jassem Cup: 2009
Umm Salal Sports Club was founded in 1979 under the name of Al Tadamun Sports Club.
The name was changed to Umm Salal in 2004 due to the club’s location.
Nicknamed the Barzan’s Falcons and The Orange Fortress, Umm Salal made their debut in the Qatar League in the 2006-07 season. They have since been playing regularly in the First Division.
Umm Salal have remarkable achievements to their credit, the most notable being the Amir Cup triumph in 2008 and third place in the AFC Champions League in 2009.
Date of Birth:05/02/1981
One of the young and promising Qatari coaches, Wesam Rizik Abdulmajid was assigned the task to coach Umm Salal in the 2021-2022 season after they parted ways with Brazilian Sergio Farias.
The team is counting on the former Qatar international midfielder to help them improve their performance.
Wesam has had coaching experience in the QNB Stars League, with Al Kharaitiyat in the 2018-2019 season. He had a good stint at the helm of Qatar SC before returning to Al Kharaitiyat during the 2020-2021 season.
Wesam is one of the former stars of the Qatar national team and Al Sadd, and has had many achievements with club and country.