Al Ahli is a Saudi Arabian football club based in Jeddah who plays in the Saudi Pro League.


Al Ahli was founded in 1937 and have won the Pro League three times. They were mainstays in the top flight until being relegated in 2021-22 although they have since regained their status.

Al Ahli have also won the King’s Cup 13 times, a point of prestige for the club affectionately known as the royal club.

Country Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
City Jeddah
Founded 1937
Ground King Abdullah Sports City
Nickname Al Malaki (The Royal)
Coach Matthias Jaissle

Jeddah-based Al Ahli are rivals with Al Ittihad. The two clubs share the same stadium, the 63,000 capacity King Abdullah Sports City.