Team profile

Al-Rayyan are taking part in the FIVB Club World Championship for the third time, after having finished 5th in 2012 and runners-up in 2014 following a defeat in the final to Russia's Belogorie Belgorod in the same venue where they play this year.

Founded in 1968, Al-Rayyan have won nine Qatar League titles - their latest in the 2017-18 season, in addition to numerous Emir Cup and Crown Prince Cup titles.

Internationally, Al-Rayyan registered their first major success in 2000, winning the Arab Cup-Winners' Cup 2011 and followed up with gold at the 2011 Gulf Club Championship. They have also claimed back-to-back titles in the latest two Arab Club Championships.

They have been runners-up twice in the Asian Club Championships in 2013 and 2014. This year in the continental competition Al-Rayyan picked up the bronze medal after beating India's Chennai Spartans in straight sets in the third-place playoff.

Coach

Edwardo Carlos

Edwardo Carlos

 

Staff

  • Team Manager Nasser Al-Malki
  • Assistant coach Haireche Yassine
  • Physiotherapist Vladimir Nicolik

Ranking

Rank Teams Matches Result Details Sets Points
Total Won Lost 3-0 3-1 3-2 2-3 1-3 0-3 Points Won Lost Ratio Won Lost Ratio
1
Cucine Lube Civitanova (ITA)
3 2 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 7 8 3 2.666 247 213 1.159
2
Sada Cruzeiro Vôlei (BRA)
3 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 6 6 3 2.000 216 195 1.107
3
Zenit Kazan (RUS)
3 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 5 6 6 1.000 258 256 1.007
4
AL-RAYYAN Sports Club (QAT)
3 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 9 0.111 189 246 0.768

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