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Al-Jazira Sporting Club
Full name Al-Nasr Sports Club
Founded 19 March 1974
Ground Al Jazira Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium,
Abu Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Ground Capacity 40,000
Chairman Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Manager Abel Braga
League UAE Football League
2007/08 UAE Football League, 2nd

Al-Jazira is a football club in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Club history

Al-Jazira was founded in 1974 when Khaladiyah and Al-Bateen merged (were put together). It was at this time that the first board of directors was formed . Mohammad Khalifa Al Kindi and Sheikh Hamdan Bin Hamad Al Nahyan helped with the administrative work of the club for a long time. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed AL Nahyan’s became the honorary chairman of the club and chairman of the honorary panel, along with H. H. Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Expansion

Al-Jazira is located in the capital Abu Dhabi. New branches of the club will be started in the Al Shawamikh, Al Bahya and Wathba areas. This is to encourage the discovery of new talented players and add them to the club teams. The total cost of these branches will be 60 million dirhams.

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