- Fanja (Football club)
Fanja is a Omani football club currently playing in the second division of the
Oman Football Association. It has an illustrious history, with seven Omani Leaguechampionships (1976-77, 1978-79, 1983-84, 1985-88, 1990-91), the second-highest number in Omani history. The club's best years were in the 1970s and the 1980s, but the death of club owner HRH Sayyid Sami adversely affected the club.
Fanja is one of the most popular clubs in the sultanate, with an estimated 30,000 supporters. Its notable players include:
They are trying to make a comeback in the first league.
Their kit color is yellow.
Omani League: 7:: 1977, 1979, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1991
Sultan Qaboos Cup: 8:: 1975, 1976, 1978, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1991
Performance in AFC Competitions
Asian Club Championship: 4 appearances::1986: Qualifying Stage::1988: Qualifying Stage::1989: Qualifying Stage::1990: Group Stage
Asian Cup Winners Cup: 2 appearances::1990/91: First Round::1992/93: Second Round
* [http://www.freetheweek.com/222/222.06.pdf The Week Online article about Fanja, June 6, 2007]
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