The General Assembly of Al-Ittihad Sports Club has elected Jamal Al-Jaafari as Chairman of the Board of Directors during the elections held at the club’s HQ in Bab Bin Ghashir district.

Al-Jaafari won the new post with 248 votes in favour, 6 against, and one abstention, to take over the presidency of Al-Ittihad for a period of 4 years.

Al-Jaafari will succeed the club's former president Salah El-Ezaby following the expiration of the legal period of the Steering Committee.