Al Ittihad Squad 2014

Full name Al-Ittihad Football Club of Jeddah
Founded 4 January 1927; 87 years ago
Ground PAF Stadium
Capacity 34,000
President Adel Jamjom
Head coach Juan Verzeri
League Saudi Professional League
2013–14 SPL, 6th

Sponsorship

Official sponsor

Period Kit manufacturer Shirt partner
1999–03 Umbro None
2003–05 Lotto Lingo
2006–07 Hattrick STC
2007–08 Nike
2008–10 Lotto
2010–12 Nike
2012– One

Club Statistics

Club Honours

Club holds 46 official championship

Domestic

  • Saudi Premier League / ZAIN League
    • Winners (8) : 1981–82, 1996–97, 1998–99, 1999–2000, 2000–01, 2002–03, 2006–07, 2008–09
    • Runners-up (7) : 1983–84, 1985–86, 2001–02, 2003–04, 2007–08, 2009–10, 2010–11
  • Saudi King's cup
    • Winners (6) : 1958, 1959, 1960, 1963, 1967, 1988
    • Runners-up (4) : 1957, 1964, 1979, 1986 ,2000 ,2002 ,
  • Saudi Champions Cup
    • Winners (2) : 2010, 2013
    • Runners-up (3) : 2008, 2009, 2011
  • Crown Prince Cup
    • Winners (7) : 1958, 1959, 1963, 1991, 1997, 2001, 2004
    • Runners-up (4) : 1965, 1993, 2002, 2007
  • Saudi Federation cup
    • Winners (3) : 1986, 1997, 1999
    • Runners-up (3) : 1988, 1998, 2007
  • Saudi Society Cup
    • Winners (1) : 1974
  • Prince Cup International Youth Year
    • Winners (1) : 1986

Asian

  • AFC Champions League
    • Winners (2) : 2004, 2005
    • Runners-up (1) : 2009
  • Asian Cup Winners Cup
    • Winners (1) : 1999

Gulf

  • Gulf Club Champions Cup
    • Winners (1) : 1999
    • Runners-up (1) : 2001

Arab

  • Arab Champions League
    • Winners (1) : 2005
    • Runners-up (2) : 1987, 1994

Other

  • Saudi-Egyptian Super Cup
    • Winners (2) : 2001, 2003
    • Runners-up (1) : 2003
  • Nishan Nazer Trophy
    • Winners (1) : 19331
  • Saudi Regional Cup
    • Winners (3) : 1952, 1954, 1964
  • Maseef Season Trophies
    • Winners (7) : 1964, 1987, 1990, 1991, 1994, 1995, 200

Records & Statistics

Other Records

Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA GD P Domestic cups AFC Other Competitions Top scorer Manager
2000–01 SPL 1 22 11 5 6 35 23 +12 38 CPC   EC Osvaldo Ardiles
2001–02 SPL 2 22 15 4 3 59 25 +34 49 CPC     José Bernardi
2002–03 SPL 1 22 15 4 3 53 24 +29 49 CPC PFC   SSC EC José Bernardi
2003–04 SPL 2 22 17 5 0 57 15 +42 56 CPC ACL   Dragan Talajić
2004–05 SPL 3 22 11 5 6 53 37 +16 38 CPC ACL ARCL Anghel Iordănescu
2005–06 SPL 3 22 11 9 2 47 28 +19 42 CPC ACL Quarter-final   Bruno Metsu
2006–07 SPL 1 22 15 3 4 52 25 +27 48 CPC PFC     Dimitri
2007–08 SPL 2 22 14 6 2 40 16 +24 48 CC ACL Group Stage   Magno Alves 14 Calderón
2008–09 SPL 1 22 17 4 1 57 21 +36 55 CC PFC ACL   Aboucherouane 17 Calderón
2009–10 ZPL 2 22 14 3 5 46 30 +16 45 CC ACL Group Stage   Abdelmalek Ziaya 15 Enzo
2010–11 ZPL 2 26 13 12 1 49 23 +20 51 CC ACL Semi-finals   Hazazi 18 Dimitri
2011–12 ZPL 5 26 10 7 9 49 35 +14 37 CPC ACL Semi-finals   Hazazi 20 Matjaž Kek,  Raul Caneda
2012–13 ZPL 7 26 8 9 9 36 36 0 33 CC     Fahad 9  Raul Caneda,  Beñat
2013–14 ALJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0            Beñat

League Records

Season Division Tms. Pos. Pts
1976–77 Premier League 8 4 16
1977–78 Premier League 10 4 19
1978–79 Premier League 10 3 24
1979–80 Premier League 10 3 21
1980–81 Premier League 10 6 19
1981–82 Premier League 20(10) 1 29
1982–83 Premier League 10 6 16
1983–84 Premier League 10 2 25
1984–85 Premier League 12 6 22
1985–86 Premier League 12 2
1986–87 Premier League 12 7 23
1987–88 Premier League 12 4 27
1988–89 Premier League 12 6 27
1989–90 Premier League 12 8 20
1990–91 Premier League 12 5 26
1991–92 Premier League 12 5 26
1992–93 Premier League 12 3 26
1993–94 Premier League 12 7 29
1994–95 Premier League 12 7 30
1995–96 Premier League 12 3 41
1996–97 Premier League 12 1 44
1997–98 Premier League 12 7 28
1998–99 Premier League 12 1 48
1999–00 Premier League 12 1 51
2000–01 Premier League 12 1 38
2001–02 Premier League 12 2 49
2002–03 Premier League 12 1 49
2003–04 Premier League 12 2 56
2004–05 Premier League 12 3 38
2005–06 Premier League 12 3 42
2006–07 Premier League 12 1 48
2007–08 Premier League 12 2 48
2008–09 Professional League 12 1 55
2009–10 Professional League 12 2 45
2010–11 Professional League 14 2 51
2011–12 Professional League 14 5 37

Performance in AFC competitions

  • AFC Champions League: 8 appearances
2004 Champions
2005 Champions
2006 Quarter-Finals
2008 Group Stage
2009 Runner-up
2010 Group Stage
2011 Semi-Finals
2012 Semi-Finals

AFC Champions League Table

Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Al-Ittihad 55 29 13 13 112 57 +55 100
2 FC Pakhtakor 57 27 10 20 81 69 +12 91
3 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 45 28 3 14 101 50 +51 87
4 Sepahan FC 51 24 13 14 79 55 +24 85
5 Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma 37 26 4 7 95 41 +54 82

Top scorers in AFC competitions

Ranking Nationality Name Years Goals
1  Saudi Arabia Mohammed Noor 1996–13 17
2  Saudi Arabia Naif Hazazi 2006–13 14
3  Saudi Arabia Hamzah Idris 1997–07 9
4  Algeria Abdelmalek Ziaya 2009–11 7
5  Saudi Arabia Marzouk Al-Otaibi 2000–07 7
6  Saudi Arabia Osama Al-Muwallad 2000– 6
7  Sierra Leone Mohammed Kallon 2005–06 6
8  Morocco Ahmed Bahja 1996–99 6
9  Morocco Hicham Aboucherouane 2008–10 5

AFC Club rankings

Rank Team Points
1 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 145.0
2 Ulsan Hyundai 142.0
3 Kashiwa Reysol 132.5
4 Suwon Samsung Bluewings 127.5
5 Esteghlal 120.0
6 Sepahan 119.5
7 Pohang Steelers 115.0
8 Pohang Steelers 111.5
9 Al Hilal 111.5
10 Al-Ittihad 104.5

Asian record

AFC Champions League Games
Season Round Results Opposition Venue Scorer(s)
February 11, 2004 Group Round 2 – 0  Al-Arabi Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Dimba, Manaf Abushgeer
February 24, 2004 3 – 1  Neftchi Fergana, Uzbekistan Dimba, Hamzah Idris, Redha Tukar
April 7, 2004 2 – 3  Sepahan Isfahan, Iran Mohammed Amin, Dimba
April 20, 2004 4 – 0  Sepahan Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Marzouq Al-Otaibi (3), Dimba
May 4, 2004 0 – 0  Al-Arabi Kuwait City, Kuwait  
May 18, 2004 3 – 0  Neftchi Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Mohammed Noor, Marzouq Al-Otaibi (2)
September 14, 2004 Quarterfinal 1 – 1  Dalian Shide Dalian, China Mario Carević
September 21, 2004 1 – 0  Dalian Shide Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Redha Tukar
October 19, 2004 Semifinal 2 – 1  Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Mohammed Noor, Hamad Al-Montashari
October 26, 2004 2 – 2  Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors Jeonbuk, Korea Republic Tcheco, Osama Al-Muwallad
November 24, 2004 Final 1 – 3  Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Redha Tukar
December 1, 2004 5 – 0  Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma Seongnam, Korea Republic Redha Tukar, Hamzah Idris, Mohammed Noor (2), Manaf Abushgeer
September 14, 2005 QuarterfinalA 1 – 1  Shandong Luneng Taishan Jinan, China Mohammed Noor
September 21, 2005 7 – 2  Shandong Luneng Taishan Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Osama Al-Muwallad, Tcheco, Ibrahim Al-Shahrani, Mohammed Kallon, Manaf Abushgeer (2),Redha Tukar
September 28, 2005 Semifinal 5 – 0  Busan I'Park Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Marzouk Al-Otaibi, Mohamed Kallon, Tcheco, Saud Khariri, Hamzah Idris
October 12, 2005 2 – 0  Busan I'Park Busan, Korea Republic Mohammed Kallon (2)
October 26, 2005 Final 1 – 1  Al-Ain Abu Dhabi, UAE Mohammed Kallon
November 5, 2005 4 – 2  Al-Ain Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Mohammed Kallon, Mohammed Noor, Joseph-Désiré Job, Ahmed Al-Dokhi
September 13, 2006 QuarterfinalA 2 – 0  Al-Karamah Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Alhassane Keita, Jared Borgetti
September 20, 2006 0 – 4  Al-Karamah Homs, Syria  
March 12, 2008 Group Round 1 – 0  Bunyodkor Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Magno Alves
March 19, 2008 1 – 0  Ittihad Aleppo Aleppo, Syria Magno Alves
April 9, 2008 1 – 2  Sepahan Isfahan, Iran Talal Al-Meshal
April 23, 2008 0 – 1  Sepahan Jeddah, Saudi Arabia  
May 7, 2008 0 – 2  Bunyodkor Tashkent, Uzbekistan  
May 21, 2008 3 – 0  Ittihad Aleppo Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Sultan Al Numare (2), Naif Hazazi
March 11, 2009 Group Round 2 – 1  Esteghlal Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Emad Moteab, Hicham Aboucherouane
March 18, 2009 3 – 1  Umm-Salal Doha, Qatar Hamad Al-Montashari, Renato, Hicham Aboucherouane
April 7, 2009 0 – 0  Al-Jazira Dubai, UAE  
April 22, 2009 1 – 1  Al-Jazira Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Osama Al-Muwallad
May 5, 2009 1 – 1  Esteghlal Tehran, Iran Hicham Aboucherouane
May 19, 2009 7 – 0  Umm-Salal Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Renato (2), Naif Hazazi (3), Saleh Al-Saqri, Talal Al-Meshal
May 27, 2009 Round of 16 2 – 1  Al-Shabab Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Osama Al-Muwallad, Hicham Aboucherouane
September 24, 2009 Quarterfinal 1 – 1  Pakhtakor Tashkent, Uzbekistan Saleh Al-Saqri
September 30, 2009 4 – 0  Pakhtakor Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Sultan Al Numare, Amine Chermiti, Hicham Aboucherouane, Mohammed Noor
October 21, 2009 Semifinal 6 – 2  Nagoya Grampus Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Ahmed Hadid, Mohammed Noor (3), Leguizamón, Amine Chermiti
October 28, 2009 2 – 1  Nagoya Grampus Nagoya, Japan Saleh Al-Saqri, Amine Chermiti
November 7, 2009 Final 1 – 2  Pohang Steelers Tokyo, Japan Mohammed Noor
February 23, 2010 Group Round 0 – 3  Bunyodkor Tashkent, Uzbekistan  
March 9, 2010 2 – 2  Zob Ahan Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Abdelmalek Ziaya, Mohammed Noor
March 24, 2010 2 – 0  Al-Wahda Abu Dhabi, UAE Abdelmalek Ziaya, Mohammed Noor
March 30, 2010 4 – 0  Al-Wahda Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Abdelmalek Ziaya, Saud Khariri (2), Sultan Al Numare
April 14, 2010 1 – 1  Bunyodkor Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Mohammed Noor
April 28, 2010 0 – 1  Zob Ahan Isfahan, Iran  
March 2, 2011 Group Round 3 – 1  Persepolis Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Abdelmalek Ziaya (2), Mohammed Noor
March 16, 2011 1 – 0  Bunyodkor Tashkent, Uzbekistan Osama Al-Muwallad
April 5, 2011 3 – 0  Al-Wahda Abu Dhabi, UAE Abdelmalek Ziaya, Manaf Abushgeer, Paulo Jorge
April 20, 2011 0 – 0  Al-Wahda Jeddah, Saudi Arabia  
May 3, 2011 2 – 3  Persepolis Tehran, Iran Mohammed Al-Rashid (2)
May 10, 2011 1 – 1  Bunyodkor Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Nuno Assis
May 24, 2011 Round of 16 3 – 1  Al-Hilal Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Nuno Assis (2), Abdelmalek Ziaya
September 14, 2011 Quarterfinal 3 – 1  Seoul Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Mohammed Noor, Osama Al-Muwallad, Wendel
September 27, 2011 0 – 1  Seoul Seoul, Korea Republic  
October 19, 2011 Semifinal 2 – 3  Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Naif Hazazi (2)
October 26, 2011 1 – 2  Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors Jeonbuk, Korea Republic Wendel
March 6, 2012 Group Round 4 – 0  Pakhtakor Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Faouzi, Abousaban (2), Abdullah Omar
March 20, 2012 3 – 1  Al-Arabi Doha, Qatar Naif Hazazi (2), Hamad Al-Montashari
April 4, 2012 1 – 0  Baniyas Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Naif Hazazi
April 17, 2012 0 – 0  Baniyas Abu Dhabi, UAE  
May 2, 2012 2 – 1  Pakhtakor Tashkent, Uzbekistan Naif Hazazi, Abousaban
May 16, 2012 3 – 2  Al-Arabi Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Hosny Abd Rabo, Fabrice N'Guessi, Faouzi
May 23, 2012 Round of 16 3 – 0  Persepolis Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Naif Hazazi, Faouzi, Abdoh Autef
A Holders had bye to the Quarterfinals.

Players

First-team squad

No. Position Player
1 GK Mabrouk Zaid
2 DF Rashed Al-Raheeb
3 DF Mansour Sharahili
4 MF Maan Khodari
5 DF Osama Al-Muwallad
6 DF Basem Al-Montashari
7 FW Jóbson
8 MF Fahad Al-Muwallad
10 MF Ahmed Al-Fraidi
11 MF Hattan Bahebri
13 DF Ahmed Assiri
15 MF Jamal Bajandouh
16 DF Mohammed Qassim
19 FW Salman Al-Sibyani
20 MF Turki Al-Khodair
 
No. Position Player
21 DF Hamad Al-Montashari
22 GK Fawaz Al-Qarni
23 MF Mohammed Abousaban
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25 GK Hani Al-Nahedh
29 MF Leandro Bonfim
31 GK Abdulaziz Al-Tekrouni
32 DF Mohammed Al-Amri
33 FW Mohammed Al-Saiaeri
39 DF Talal Al-Absi
44 FW Mokhtar Falatah
45 MF Abdulfattah Assiri
49 FW Abdurahman Al-Ghamdi
80 MF Juan Rodriguez
-- DF Sami Abdelghani

Reserve squad

No. Position Player
3 DF Mansour Sharahili
39 MF Ayman Fadhel
DF Ali Masoud
DF Wajdi Al-Thubiani
MF Abdullah Al-Qurashi
 
No. Position Player
MF Rayan Abdel Samad
FW Ali Youssef
FW Mohanad Awad
FW Abdulerahman Al-Ghamdi

Management

Current Board of Directors and Administrators

Office Name
President Adel Jamjoom
Vice-president  
Investment Officer  
Director of Football Hamed Al-Balawi
Secretary-General  
Director of the Media Center Shadi Zahed
Treasurer  

Presidents

Years Chairman Championships (official)
1927–30  Ali Sultan ×
1930–34  Abdulaziz Jameel 1
1934–37  Hamza Fitaihi ×
1937–49  Mohamed Saeed Firaij ×
1949–50  Abdulaziz Jameel ×
1950  Abdul Rahman Molla ×
1950–54  Suliman Turki 2
1954–56  Abdul Hamid Mashkhas ×
1956–59  Abdul Latif Linjawi 4
1959–60  Abdul Razzaq Al-Matbuli 1
1960–62  Yousef Khalawi ×
1962–66  Fathi Abdul Jadael 4
1966–67  Yusuf Altawil 1
1968–70  Ghazi Sultan ×
1970–73  Mazen Rashad Pharaon ×
1973–74  Ismael Mannaa ×
25 November 1974–81  H.R.H. Prince Talal Bin Mansour 1
1981–83  Ibrahim Afandei 1
1983–85  H.R.H. Prince Talal Bin Mansour ×
1985–87  Dr. Abdul Fattah Nazer 3
1988–89  Eng. Hussein Linjawi 1
1989–90  Dr. Abdul Fattah Nazer 1
1990–91  Dr. Adnan Jamjoom 2
1991–93  Ahmed Masoud ×
1993–94  Dr. Abdul Fattah Nazer ×
1994–96  Dr. Adnan Jamjoom 2
1996–99  Talaat Allaame 3
1999–02  Ahmed Masoud 8
2002–03  Eng. Hasan Jamjoum 1
2003  Eng. Jamal Abuemarh ×
1 July 2003–24 Nov 07  Mansour Albalawi 7
24 Nov 2007–1 June 09  Eng. Jamal Abuemarh 1
8 July 2009–29 May 10  Dr. Khaled Al-Marzouki 1
28 June 2010–4 July 11  Eng. Ibrahim Alawan ×
4 July 2011–17 June 12  Major General Mohammed Bin Dakhel Al-Juhani ×
2012–Present  Eng. Mohammed Fayez 1

Coaches history

Name From To
 Dettmar Cramer 1977 1981
 Mahmoud El-Gohary 1981 1982
 Joubert Luis Meira 1983 1984
 Vanderlei Luxemburgo 1984 1984
 Bob Houghton 1984 1986
 Walter Skocik 1987 1989
 Heinz Höher 1989 1990
 Kálmán Mészöly 1991 1992
 Roland Andersson 1993 1993
 Bob Houghton 1993 1994
 Paulo Campos 1995 1996
 Dimitri 1996 1997
 Sándor Egervári 1997 1997
 Dezső Novák 1997 1998
 Paulo Campos 1998 1998
 Dimitri 1998 1999
 José Oscar Bernardi 1999 2000
 Dimitri 2000 2000
 Giuseppe Dossena 2000 2001
 Osvaldo Ardiles 2001 2001
 José Oscar Bernardi 2001 2003
 Antonello Cuccureddu 2002 2003
 Tomislav Ivić 2003 2004
 Dragan Talajić (interim) July 1, 2004 2004
 Luka Peruzović Dec 2004 March 2005
 Anghel Iordănescu March 26, 2005 June 30, 2006
 Bruno Metsu 2006 April 26, 2006
 Vahid Halilhodžić June 5, 2006 2006
 Dimitri 2006 2007
 José Candinho 2007 2007
 Estevam Soares Dec 20, 2007 Aug 23, 2008
 Gabriel Calderón May 22, 2008 Nov 8, 2009
 Enzo Trossero July 30, 2009 2010
 Manuel José May 28, 2010 Dec 30, 2010
 Toni Feb 6, 2011 May 15, 2011
 Dimitri May 15, 2011 Nov 28, 2011
 Abdullah Gurab (interim) Nov 29, 2011 Dec 19, 2011
 Matjaž Kek Dec 20, 2011 Feb 8, 2012
 Raul Caneda Feb 20, 2012 Feb 23, 2013
 Beñat San José Feb 23, 2013