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Al Ain Sports and Cultural Club was established in 1968 in the City of Al Ain. It has evolved to become one of the most decorated sports club in the UAE.

Football was the first activity offered by the club. However, as the club’s popularity started to gain momentum, it registered teams in volleyball, handball, basketball, athletics, swimming and other competitions. In all endeavors, the achievements of these teams upheld the club’s mission to be ranked one of the best in the world.

With the advent of professionalism in sports, the club has taken on a new challenge to expand its administrative and commercial horizons to capitalize on the commercial interest in sports.

Al Ain FC Legends

Al Ain FC Coach Sergiy Rebrov

Sergiy Rebrov is a Ukrainian football manager and former player who played as a striker. He was most recently in charge of Nemzeti Bajnokság I side Ferencváros.

Rebrov gained international fame as an attacking partner of Andriy Shevchenko at Dynamo Kyiv throughout the 1990s and as of August 2017 is the all-time top scorer of the Ukrainian Premier League together with Maksim Shatskikh.

Rebrov was born in Horlivka, Donetsk Oblast. From his debut in 1992, he was capped 75 times by Ukraine, scoring 15 goals. He played in the nation's first-ever World Cup, in 2006.

He finished his career as a professional football player in 2009, after which he worked as a coach. From April 16, 2014 he held the position of acting head coach at Dynamo Kyiv, and from May 18, 2014 to May 31, 2017 he was the head coach of Dynamo. He was the first to win the Ukrainian Cup as a player and coach.

Nationality: Ukrainian.
Date of Birth: 03 June 1974.
Clubs he trained: Dynamo Kyiv, Al Ahli KSA and Ferencváros.

Track Record over 50 Years

Al Ain Sports & Cultural Club was established in 1968. Over the years, it became the most decorated club in UAE.

With the advent of professional sports, the club took on a new challenge to expand its commercial vision and help the club to maintain its role as a dominant sporting force in the UAE. Emphasizing its status as a pioneering spirit, Al Ain was the first club to employ professional football players in the UAE, the first club in the region to achieve ISO certification and the first club to receive the Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award.

Al Ain has three stadiums with international standards and PLC requirements, the Khalifa Bin Zayed Stadium, theTahnoon Bin Mohammed (Al Qattara) Stadium and the iconic new 25,000 seat Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium, one of Al Ain city’s most recognized landmarks.

Al Ain FC has a trophy cabinet that houses domestic, international and even continental silverware, including the Gulf Club Champions Cup and the Asian Champions League.

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