Al-Ittihad Club (Tripoli)

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Al-Ittihad Sport, Cultural & Social Club (Arabic: نادي الاتحاد الرياضي الثقافي الاجتماعي) famously known as Al-Ittihad Tripoli, or simply Al-Ittihad, is a Libyan football club based in Bab Ben Gashier, Tripoli, Libya. They have won the Libyan Premier League 18 times, the Libyan Cup 7 times and the Libyan SuperCup 10 times.

Al-Ittihad Tripoli
Full nameAl-Ittihad Sports and Cultural Social Club
FoundedJuly 29, 1944; 78 years ago (1944-07-29)
GroundTripoli Stadium
Capacity65,000
LeagueLibyan Premier League

Al-ittihad reached the quarter-finals of the CAF Confederation Cup in 2010.

HistoryEdit

Al-Ittihad Club was founded on July 29, 1949, after a merger between three clubs, "Al Ummal", "Al Nahda" & "Al Shabab". Mohamed Al-Krewi (Arabic: محمد الكريو) was the founder and first president.[1]

HonoursEdit

Libyan ChampionshipsEdit

1964–65, 1965–66, 1968–69, 1985–86, 1987–88, 1988–89, 1989–90, 1990–91, 2001–02, 2002–03, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2020–21 , 2021-2022

,1992, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2018
Finalist: 1994, 1987, 2002, 2003

Performance in CAF competitionsEdit

The club have 5 appearances in African Cup of Champions Clubs from 1967 to 1992 and 10 appearances in CAF Champions League from 2003 till now.

2000 – Semi-finals

StadiumEdit

Alittihad play their home games at the Tripoli Stadium, 6 km from center of Tripoli. They share the 80,000 capacity ground with Al-Ahly Tripoli and Al Madina. The club owns the 5,000 capacity Al Mala'b Al Baladi (Arabic: الملعب البلدي). Located in central Tripoli, the ground is now used for training.

Current squadEdit

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
2 DF   LBY Walid Ali Osman
3 DF   LBY Waleed Hadloul
4 MF   LBY Akram Nakuaa
12 GK   LBY Meftah Ghazalla
14 MF   LBY Ali Rahuma
15 DF   LBY Hesham Shaban
18 MF   LBY Abdulnaser Slil
21 MF   LBY Waleed Mhadeb
22 DF   LBY Waleed Ali Osman
No. Pos. Nation Player
23 GK   LBY
24 MF   LBY Riyadh Al Laafi
27 FW   LBY Ahmed Alwaani
29 DF   LBY Abdulaziz Belraysh
DF   LBY Mahmoud Saftar Makhlouf
MF   LBY Reda Milad Al-Tawarghi
MF   LBY Abdulsalam Boubaker Khamies
FW   LBY Abdulhakeem Al Soudani
FW   LBY Khalifa Abdulla

ManagersEdit

Other sportsEdit

Al Ittihad has got teams competing in different other sports. Al Ittihad's Handball, Volleyball and Basketball teams have won many national competitions.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Account Suspended". www.alittihad.ly. Archived from the original on October 10, 2021. Retrieved August 27, 2019.
  2. ^ "UN BRINDISI A CASA DI GHEDDAFI - la Repubblica.it". Retrieved 9 July 2016.

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