1950 Al-Ahli SC (Doha) [founded as Al-Najah Sports; merged with Sanjah in 197] 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 Jun 6 Al-Ittihad [renamed Al-Gharafa SC in 2004] Umm-Salah SC [founded as Al-Tadamum] 1980 Al-Shamal 1995 Oct 10 Al-Qadisiya [renamed Al-Siliya in 2002] 1996 Al-Kharaitiyet SC [founded as Al-Hilal] 1998 Al-Markheya SC Al-Mseimeer SC [founded as Al-Nahda] Dec 27 Al-Shahaniya SC [founded as Al-Nasr] 2007 Al-Jaish SC [merged with Lekhwiya into Al-Duhail SC 2017] 2009 Lekhwiya [new name for Al-Shorta which existed since at least 2007; merged with Al-Jaish SC into Al-Duhail SC 2017] 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
Thanks to Hans Schöggl for additional information
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