Al-Ittihad Club was founded on Saturday July 29, 1944 after a merger between three clubs " العمال -al-Ummal", "Al Nahda & Al Shabab, Mohamed Al-Krewi (Arabic: محمد الكريو) was the founder and first president.
Al Ittihad is one of the most well supported football clubs in Libya. They held the record for the highest attendance in the CAF Champions League 2007, The Nickname of Al Ittihad Fans is (RED Aurora Supporters) & (Tehaa Supporters).
Alittihad play their home games at the 11 June Stadium, 6 km from center of Tripoli. They share the 80,000 capacity ground with Ahli Tripoli FC. The club owns the 5,000 capacity 7 October Stadium, previously called Al Mala'b Al Balade (Arabic: الملعب البلدي). Located in central Tripoli, the ground is now used for training.