Foundation Year: 1979
Club President: Sheikh Hamad bin Nasser Al Thani
Nickname: The Orange Fortress
Head Coach: Bulent
Head Coach :Bulent Uygun
Umm Salal Sports Club was founded in 1979 under the name of Al Tadamun Sports Club. They started in the second division league. The Club name was changed into Umm Salal in 2004 due to the location of the Club.
Umm Salal Senior Football Team participated for the first time in the Qatar Stars League in 2006/2007 season and since then has been a mainstay in the league.
Umm Salal team nickname is Barzan Hawks or the “Oranges” due to the color of the team jersey. The club consists of several sports facilities including the Management building, the gym, and training fields.
Umm Salal Club Management are well aware of the importance of youth talent and therefore the Club runs a solid youth setup which is a good source of players for the first team.
Umm Salal have picked up a host of titles, including the Emir Cup title in 2008 as well as the third place in the AFC Champions League 2009.
These accomplishments occurred in the second season the club joined the QSL. Unfortunately Umm Salal has never lifted the QSL title yet in their history.
Head Coach Bülent Uygun
Bülent Uygun joined the club since the 2013/2014 season with the team progressing well under his leadership.Bulent was the head coach of the Turkish Club Bucaspor in addition to a host of other teams in his homeland.
Former Umm Salal players
Sahan Al Shammari
Saoud Al Ghanem
Talal Al Qarqori
Feras Al Kahtib