Rabat Ajax

Rabat Ajax F.C.

Rabat Ajax Football Club is a Maltese football club based in Rabat. They have been promoted to the First division in the season 2007/2008 after they had to play a promotion decider against Balzan Y. with the final score being 3-0

Famous footballers

Its most noted player was Carmel Busuttil, who later joined Italian amateur side Verbania and Belgian first division side KRC Genk. Busuttil won the Malta Footballer of the Year award in 1982-83 and 1985-86. Another Rabat Ajax footballer who won the same award was Silvio Vella in 1993-94.


  • 1930 : Club founded with the name Rabat Rovers
  • 1937 : Joined with Rabat Rangers and Old City to form Rabat Zvanks
  • 1938 : Club was renamed to Rabat FC
  • 1980 : Joined with Rabat Ajax to form Rabat Ajax FC
  • 1983 : First participation in a European Cup (C3) (1983/84 season)

UEFA Cups qualifiers

In 1983-84 Rabat Ajax met Czechoslovakian side Inter Bratislava in the UEFA, where following a 0-10 thumping at home, they also lost 0-6 in the return leg in Bratislava. The following year Rabat Ajax also played in the UEFA Cup, where it met Yugoslavian side Partizan Belgrade, with whom it lost both matches with a 0-2 scoreline.

Rabat Ajax has played four qualification matches in the old UEFA Champions league competition. In 1985-86 they lost twice a 5-0 score against Cypriot side AC Omonia. In 1986-87 they were trounced 9-0 by eventual winners FC Porto at the Rio Ave stadium in Oporto 9-0 and 1-0 at home in Malta.


Current Squad

Out On Loan

Notable Players

Notable Former Managers


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