VB Sports Club is a professional Maldivian football club based in Malé, Maldives. VB Sports Club is the former Island Football Club acquired by a leading entity and renamed on 8 November 2006.
The club was founded in 1987. The club originally evolved from Orchid Sports Club, a team which was formed by the staffs of Bandos Island Resort. Orchid was later bought by the owners of Club Lagoons and renamed as New Lagoons which later was undertaken by a group of businessmen from Addu Atoll and was changed to the name of ‘Island Football Club’ which was later acquired by a leading entity. The team was then transformed into VB sports on 8 November 2006.
The transition & formation of VB sports club is all very new, but the name VB & the team won’t be a surprise to the Maldivian football community as the team comes with the most gifted & famous players in the nation. VB holds the position of a legend & followed like a cult. It has become one of the most anticipated moments in the history of Maldivian football.The team holds its grounds not only with individual skills, national performance benchmarks or score charts.
Performance in AFC competitions
AFC Cup: 1 appearance
- 2009: Group Stage
The Hungarian born coach is a very reputed coach in Hungary and in Maldives. Kiss, who brought enormous success to Valencia during his times as a coach, left Maldives repeatedly saying that he will never return Maldives to coach a local club. But the Hungarian well known for his excellent tactics and anger said this is a new start.
Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
|1|| ||GK||Mohamed Sinan|
|2|| ||FW||Mohamed Hassan Habeeb|
|3|| ||DF||Hussain Shuaib|
|4|| ||MF||Nafiu Mohamed Hamid|
|5|| ||DF||Abdulla Haneef|
|6|| ||MF||Mohamed Shaffaz|
|7|| ||FW||Ali Ashfaq|
|8|| ||DF||Easa Aleem|
|9|| ||FW||Adam Lareef|
|10|| ||FW||Ali Umar|
|11|| ||FW||Azim Hussain|
|12|| ||FW||Ahmed Rilwan|
|14|| ||FW||Shinaz Hilmy|
|15|| ||MF||Hassan Sufianu|
|16|| ||MF||Mohamed Hussain|
|17|| ||MF||Aniwaru Abdul Ghani|
|18|| ||DF||Ahmed Firaz Moosa|
|19|| ||FW||Ahmed Nihal|
|20|| ||DF||Ahmed Ashfan|
|21|| ||MF||Mario Augusto Bordignon|
|22|| ||GK||Hussain Habeeb|
|23|| ||DF||Ahmed Niyaz|
|24|| ||GK||Tholaal Hassan|
|25|| ||FW||Abu Desmond Mansaray|
Honors under the name VB sports