Ittihad of Alexandria held by Sporting Lisbon in century celebrations

Mohamad Mosselhi, Monday 4 Aug 2014

In their celebrations for the club's century, Ittihad of Alexandria were held by Portuguese side Sporting Lisbon

Ittihad of Alexandria and Sporting Lisbon (Photo:Ahram)

Ittihad of Alexandria celebrated their century with a friendly game against Portuguese side Sporting Lisbon on Monday night.

The Alexandrian side conceded a 2-2 draw against Portuguese giants Sporting Lisbon which include former Zamalek's forward Mahmoud Abdel-Razek 'Shikabala'.

Founded in 1914, Ittihad of Alexandria are one of the most popular teams in the country with six Egypt Cup titles.

The game saw the attendance of a limited number of fans (5000 supporters) for security reasons.

The celebrations started one hour before the game as the club's board honoured some of the club icons and former stars.   

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