Al Ittihad Alexandria Club

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Al-Ittihad Alexandria
Al-Ittihad Alexandria Club logo.png
Full name Al-Ittihad Alexandria Club
Nickname(s) Seed El Balad (Master of the country)
Za'eim El Thaghr (The team)
Founded 4 August 1914; 102 years ago (1914-08-04)
Ground Borg el-Arab Stadium
Borg el-Arab, Egypt
Ground Capacity 86,000
Chairman Mahmoud Mashaly
Manager José Maqueda
League Egyptian Premier League
2015–16 Egyptian Premier League, 14th
Website Club home page
Current season

Al-Ittihad Alexandria is an Egyptian football club that plays in the Egyptian Premier League. The team was founded in 1914 in Alexandria. It has the third largest number of fans in Egypt, after Al Ahly and Zamalek. The club is the first club that rushed to endorse the idea of founding the Egyptian Football Association in 1921 which contributed to increased popularity in Alexandria.


  • 1906 Establishment of a club under the name of the club of the Union headed by Hassan Ismail.
  • 1908 Change the name of the club from Union club to the Union National Club .
  • 1910 Creation of United Champions Club headed by Abu Zeidi.
  • 1912 Abdo Al-Hamami heads the United Champions Club.
  • 1912The merger of the National Union Club with Al-Haditha club under the name of the modern club headed by Hassan Rasmi, and this club became the strongest football club in Alexandria.
  • 1914 The merger of Al-Haditha club with the United Champions Club under the name of Al-Ittihad Club and so the name of Al-Ittihad Club reappeared.
  • 1918 The merger of Al Ittihad Club with the Alexandria Club under the name of Al Ittihad Club of Alexandria headed by Mohammed Shaheen.
  • 2014 as al ittihad club was celebrating their year number (100) A match was held for Al Ittihad Club of Alexandria in the Alexandria Stadium against Sporting Lisbon, Portugal, and ended the match with a positive draw 2–2.[1]


1926, 1936, 1948, 1963, 1973, 1976


From 1927 to 1953

Performance in CAF competitions[edit]

Season Competition Round Country Club Home Away Aggregate
1975 African Cup Winners' Cup 1 Ethiopia Saint George 2–0 0–0 2–0
QF Cameroon Tonnerre Yaoundé 4–0 0–31 w/o
1977 African Cup Winners' Cup 2 Algeria MO Constantine 3–1 0–1 3–2
QF Tanzania Rangers International 2–0 0–0 2–0
SF Cameroon Tonnerre Yaoundé 1–0 0–2 1–2
1979 African Cup Winners' Cup 1 Kenya Gor Mahia w/o
2006 CAF Confederation Cup Round of 32 Rwanda Rayon Sports 3–0 0–1 3–1
Round of 16 Tunisia Espérance 1–0 0–1 1–1 (3–4 p)


  • 1 The match was abandoned at the 70' minutes after Al Ittihad players walked off to protest the officiating with Tonnerre Yaoundé leading 3–0; Al Ittihad were disqualified from the tournament due to their action and Tonnerre Yaoundé advanced to the next round.

Current squad[edit]

As of 15 November 2016.

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Egypt GK El-Hany Soliman
2 Senegal DF Kemokho Cissokho
3 Egypt DF Hesham Shehata
4 Egypt MF Abdelrahman Farouk
5 Egypt DF Ahmad El-Sayed
6 Egypt DF Mohamed Atwa
7 Egypt DF Kabonga
8 Egypt DF Mohamed Adel
9 Egypt FW Mohamed Abdelmaguid
10 Egypt FW Khaled Kamar
11 Egypt MF Ahmed El Alfi
12 Egypt DF Hazem Emam
13 Egypt DF Mostafa Kalosha
14 Egypt MF Nour El Sayed
No. Position Player
15 Egypt FW Mohamed Salem
16 Egypt GK Amr Khalil
17 Egypt MF Ahmed El Sheikh
18 Egypt MF Hussein Khaled
19 Democratic Republic of the Congo FW Kabongo Kasongo
20 Egypt DF Bazoka
21 Egypt MF Khaled El Khandour
22 Egypt FW Gedo
23 Egypt GK Mahmoud Al Sayed
24 Egypt DF Amr Nabil
26 Egypt MF Khamis Hosni
27 Egypt DF Mahmoud Shaaban
28 Egypt MF Mohamed Ossama
29 Egypt DF Marwan Elngar
30 Egypt MF Hassan Tarek


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