Al Ittihad Alexandria Club

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Al Ittihad
Al-Ittihad Alexandria Club logo.png
Full nameAl Ittihad Alexandria Club
  • Masters of the City
    (سيد البلد)
  • El Thagher's Leaders
    (زعيم الثغر)
Founded4 August 1914; 104 years ago (1914-08-04)
GroundAlexandria Stadium
ChairmanMohamed Meselhy
ManagerHelmy Toulan
LeagueEgyptian Premier League
2017–18Egyptian Premier League, 11th
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Al Ittihad Alexandria Club (Arabic: نادي الإتحاد السكندري‎), simply known as Al Ittihad, 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 El-Hamami heads the United Champions Club.
  • 1912The merger of the National Union Club with El-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 El-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 de Tunis 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 1 February 2019

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 (Captain)
3 Egypt MF Ahmed Tawfik (on loan from Pyramids)
4 Egypt DF Mahmoud Rizk
5 Egypt MF Ahmed Dawouda (on loan from Zamalek)
6 Egypt DF Sabry Raheel
7 Guinea-Bissau FW Toni Silva
8 Egypt MF Ahmed Nabil
9 Egypt FW Mohamed Abdel Maguid
10 Egypt MF Khaled El Ghandour
11 Egypt DF El Sayed Salem
12 Nigeria FW Derick Ogbu
13 Egypt DF Mohamed Nasef (on loan from Tala'ea El Gaish)
14 Egypt MF Nour El Sayed (4th captain)
15 Egypt FW Gedo
16 Egypt GK Mahmoud El Zonfouly
No. Position Player
17 Egypt DF Karim El Deeb (on loan from Al Mokawloon Al Arab)
18 Egypt MF Karim Mamdouh
19 Egypt FW Khaled Kamar
20 Egypt DF Bazoka (Vice-captain)
21 Egypt MF Mohamed Adel (3rd captain)
22 Egypt FW Amar Hamdy (on loan from Al Ahly)
25 Egypt DF Mohamed Anwar
27 Egypt DF Mahmoud Shaaban
32 Egypt FW Fawzy El Henawy (on loan from Al Ahly)
33 Egypt GK Sobhy Soliman
55 Brazil DF Wallace da Silva
66 Ivory Coast FW Razack Cissé (on loan from Zamalek)
77 Egypt DF Hesham Salah
- Egypt DF Reda Abdel Aal
- Egypt MF Shady Dawood

Out on loan[edit]

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

No. Position Player
Egypt GK Amr Khalil (at Tersana until 30 June 2019)
Togo DF Wilson Akakpo (at Al Shoulla until 30 June 2019)
Egypt DF Mohamed Gabr (at Amanat Baghdad until 30 June 2019)
Egypt DF Marwan El Nagar (at Petrojet until 30 June 2019)
No. Position Player
Egypt MF Mohamed Hassan (at El Raja until 30 June 2019)
Ivory Coast MF Didier Koré (at Nogoom until 30 June 2019)
Egypt FW Ahmed El Alfi (at El Gouna until 30 June 2019)
Ghana FW Emmanuel Banahene (at Al Shoulla until 30 June 2019)


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