Yemen - Colony of Aden - Historical Data 1961-1965


Association Cup Final 1961

29-Oct-61  Kati Sports Club  1-0  Shabab Tawahi  [AET]
             [Nasser Salem]

McEwan Cup

Winner: R.A.F. Khormaksar Administrative Wing

Representative matches

NB: all at Crater Stadium

24-Dec-61  Aden              4-2 Djibouti    [HT 2-0]
             [Zaghir (1-0) (2-0) (3-0), Obaid (4-2) / ? (3-1), ? (3-2)]
             [The attendance was reported as the "biggest crowd ever"]

25-Mar-62  Combined Services 4-3 Civilians   (also reported as Services vs Aden Sports Association)
             [Shelton, Wood, White x2 / Khobani, Morris, OG]
             [Attendance: 6000]

22-Apr-62  Combined Services 2-0 Civilians   [HT 2-0]

29-Apr-62  Combined Services 2-0 Civilians   [HT 1-0]
             [Critten, Smith]
             [Services: Moffatt (K.O.S.B.), Newtown (R.A.F.), Shaw (Q.R.I.H.), Hodgkinson (R.A.F. Com. Centre),
                        Phillips [capt.] (Q.R.I.H.), Simpson (254 Signals), Sutherland (R.A.F. Com. Centre),
                        Critten (10 Bde Med. Co.), Noble (R.A.F. Com. Centre), Smith (H.Q.M.E.), (1 missing)]
             [Civilians: Subachi, A.Gabar, Y.Abdi, Abbart, Ali, Katan, Nasser, Khobani [capt.], Zugar, Abedi, Rayis.]
             [Referee: Sgt Bob Pearce.]


Aden Combined Services tour of Kenya 1964

15- 8-64 Kahawa                     Kahawa XI  drw  Aden Combined Services
17- 8-64 Gilgil                     Gilgil XI  1-2  Aden Combined Services
19- 8-64 Eastleigh           R.A.F. Eastleigh  1-1  Aden Combined Services
21- 8-64 Kahawa       Kenya Combined Services  2-1  Aden Combined Services
23- 8-64 Woodley     Enterprise Soccer League  0-3  Aden Combined Services

Source: East African Standard

Aden tour of Egypt 1964

The Aden team was invited by the Egyptian club Ismaily SC, in return for a trip made by
Ismaily SC to Aden in 1963.

19-11-64  Ismailia               Ismaily SC  5-0  Aden    [Friendship Cup]
21-11-64  Damanhour               Damanhour  2-0  Aden
24-11-64  Giza          Taiaran (Air Force)  4-1  Aden
28-11-64  Fayoum                     Fayoum  4-5  Aden

Aden line-up vs Taiaran:
 Nadim; Abdul-Jabbar, Said Arab, Abdul-Kerim Menbari; Yaslam, Tarmoum; Abdullah Jamea,
 Salem, Ali Mohsen*, Abdullah Khoumani [c], Ali Soudani (Emad Ismail).
Goal-scorer: Abdullah Jamea

* Ali Mohsen was a player of Egyptian club Zamalek SC (and the Egyptian national team); he
  joined the Aden team for this match.  He was originally from Aden.


Teams in Division 1 (services league)
 45 Commando RM, RAF Khormaksar Flying Wing, RAF Khormaksar Tech/Ops, HQ Mideast,
 RAF Khormaksar Admin, Ordnance Depot, RAF Steamer Point, Civil Service,
 1 KOYLI, 131 MU, 114 MU, 1 Prince of Wales Own

During June 1965, Chelsea player Bobby Tambling visited Aden to coach local players and play
in exhibition games.

Cowasjee-Dinshaw Cup

  -Mar-65  Ordnance Depot    0-1  10th Royal Hussars
  -Mar-65  45th Commando RM  2-1  HQ Mideast

Final (at Steamer Point Stadium)
  -Mar-65  45th Commando RM  3-0  10th Royal Hussars

yemen list of champions.

yemen list of cup winners.

About this document

Thanks to Khaled Abul-Oyoun for information on Aden tour to Egypt 1964.

Prepared and maintained by Neil Morrison for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Neil Morrison
Last updated: 6 Jan 2016

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