Wydad Athletic Club

    City
    Casablanca, Morocco
    Country
    Address
    Casablanca, Morocco
    Website
    Founded
    1937
    Club Kit
    club kit photo
    Social

    Wydad Athletic Club (Arabicنادي الوداد الرياضيArabic pronunciation: [naːdiː‿l.wydaːd arrːiyːadˤiː]) commonly referred to as Wydad AC and known as Wydad, or simply as WAC, is a Moroccan sports club based in Casablanca. Wydad AC is best known for its professional football team that competes in Botola, the top tier of the Moroccan football league system, they are one of three clubs to have never been relegated from the top flight.

    Founded on 8 May 1937 by seven Moroccans belonging the national movement for independence, led by Mohamed Benjelloun Touimi. They initially focused on water polo to give indigenous Moroccans the right to access swimming pools before Mohamed Ben Lahcen Affani – also known by the nickname of "Père Jégo" ("Father Jégo") – created the football section in 1939, he was the first manager of the team.[4] The club has traditionally worn a red home kit since inception.

    Domestically, Wydad has won a record of 22 Moroccan league titles and 9 Moroccan Throne Cups, becoming the most titled club in Morocco. In continental and international competitions, the club has won three CAF Champions Leagues, one African Cup Winners' Cup, one CAF Super Cup, one Afro-Asian Club Championship, one Mohammed V Trophy, one Arab Club Champions Cup, one Arab Super Cup, three North African Championships and one North African Cup.

    The Reds shares rivalry with Raja CA, named the Casablanca derby.[5] Wydad also holds rivalry with AS FAR.

    The club also competes in basketballhandballfield hockeycycle sportvolleyball, and rugby

    Fixtures
    CAF Champions League
    1 Apr 2023
    - 4:00 pm
    Wydad Athletic Club
    - -
    JS Kabylie | Jeunesse Sportive de Kabylie
    Latest Matches
    CAF Champions League
    18 Mar 2023
    - 4:00 pm
    AS Vita Club | Association Sportive Vita Club
    0 0
    Wydad Athletic Club
    CAF Champions League
    11 Mar 2023
    - 7:00 pm
    Petro de Luanda | Atlético Petróleos de Luanda
    0 2
    Wydad Athletic Club
    CAF Champions League
    24 Jan 2023
    - 4:00 pm
    Wydad Athletic Club
    1 0
    Petro de Luanda | Atlético Petróleos de Luanda
    CAF Champions League
    17 Jan 2023
    - 4:00 pm
    JS Kabylie | Jeunesse Sportive de Kabylie
    1 0
    Wydad Athletic Club
    CAF Champions League
    10 Jan 2023
    - 4:00 pm
    Wydad Athletic Club
    1 0
    AS Vita Club | Association Sportive Vita Club
    Squad
    No players in the squad
    City
    Casablanca, Morocco
    Country
    Address
    Casablanca, Morocco
    Website
    Founded
    1937
    Club Kit
    club kit photo
    Social

    Wydad Athletic Club (Arabicنادي الوداد الرياضيArabic pronunciation: [naːdiː‿l.wydaːd arrːiyːadˤiː]) commonly referred to as Wydad AC and known as Wydad, or simply as WAC, is a Moroccan sports club based in Casablanca. Wydad AC is best known for its professional football team that competes in Botola, the top tier of the Moroccan football league system, they are one of three clubs to have never been relegated from the top flight.

    Founded on 8 May 1937 by seven Moroccans belonging the national movement for independence, led by Mohamed Benjelloun Touimi. They initially focused on water polo to give indigenous Moroccans the right to access swimming pools before Mohamed Ben Lahcen Affani – also known by the nickname of "Père Jégo" ("Father Jégo") – created the football section in 1939, he was the first manager of the team.[4] The club has traditionally worn a red home kit since inception.

    Domestically, Wydad has won a record of 22 Moroccan league titles and 9 Moroccan Throne Cups, becoming the most titled club in Morocco. In continental and international competitions, the club has won three CAF Champions Leagues, one African Cup Winners' Cup, one CAF Super Cup, one Afro-Asian Club Championship, one Mohammed V Trophy, one Arab Club Champions Cup, one Arab Super Cup, three North African Championships and one North African Cup.

    The Reds shares rivalry with Raja CA, named the Casablanca derby.[5] Wydad also holds rivalry with AS FAR.

    The club also competes in basketballhandballfield hockeycycle sportvolleyball, and rugby

    Fixtures
    CAF Champions League
    1 Apr 2023
    - 4:00 pm
    Wydad Athletic Club
    - -
    JS Kabylie | Jeunesse Sportive de Kabylie
    Latest Matches
    CAF Champions League
    18 Mar 2023
    - 4:00 pm
    AS Vita Club | Association Sportive Vita Club
    0 0
    Wydad Athletic Club
    CAF Champions League
    11 Mar 2023
    - 7:00 pm
    Petro de Luanda | Atlético Petróleos de Luanda
    0 2
    Wydad Athletic Club
    CAF Champions League
    24 Jan 2023
    - 4:00 pm
    Wydad Athletic Club
    1 0
    Petro de Luanda | Atlético Petróleos de Luanda
    CAF Champions League
    17 Jan 2023
    - 4:00 pm
    JS Kabylie | Jeunesse Sportive de Kabylie
    1 0
    Wydad Athletic Club
    CAF Champions League
    10 Jan 2023
    - 4:00 pm
    Wydad Athletic Club
    1 0
    AS Vita Club | Association Sportive Vita Club
    Squad
    No players in the squad
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