Qatar - List of Foundation Dates

1950     Al-Ahli         (merged with Sanjah in 1972)
1952     Shabab Al-Sharq (renamed Tahreer in 1956; merged with Al-Wahda to
                          form Al-Arabi in 1972)
1959     Al-Wakra        (original name Al-Wakra Youth Club)
1959     Al-Nasour       (later renamed Al-Sharar and Nadi Qatar (Qatar SC);
                          merged with Al-Orouba to form Al-Esteqlal in 1972)
1961     Al-Taawun       (joined Al-Jeel Sports Club in 1962 and 
                          Nadi Al-Aswad in 1964; renamed Al-Khor in 2002)
1967     Al-Rayyan       (after merger with Al-Nasour)
1969     Al-Sadd
1972     Al-Arabi        (merger of Tahreer and Al-Wahda)
1972     Al-Esteqlal     (merger of Qatar SC and Al-Orouba; reverted to
                          name of Qatar SC in 1981)
1979     Al-Ittihad
1980     Al-Shamal
1995     Al-Qadisiya     (renamed Al-Siliya in 2002)
1998     Al-Markheya SC
         Al-Mseimeer SC
         Al-Shahaniya SC

Translations of Names:

Al-Ittihad      - The Union
Al-Nasour       - The Eagles
Al-Sadd         - The Dam
Shabab Al-Sharq - Orient Youth Club
Al-Shamal       - The North
Tahreer         - Liberation


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