Al Ittihad Alexandria Club (Arabic: نادي الإتحاد السكندري), simply known as Al Ittihad, is an Egyptianfootball 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 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.