Monday 11 October 2021
Al-Ahly’s board of directors, headed by Mahmoud Al-Khatib, decided to grant Captain Hassan Hamdi, the former club president, the “Al-Ahly Golden Necklace” in appreciation of the size of his great donation over the more than fifty years he spent in serving the club in various positions.
Hassan Hamdi represented Al-Ahly club as a player, football manager, supervisor of the first football team, member of the board of directors, treasurer and agent of the club, vice president, and then president of the club from 2002 to 2013.
The Board of Directors also decided to award Dr. Hassan Mostafa, President of the International Handball Federation, the “Al-Ahly Golden Necklace” as well; In recognition of his great contribution to Al-Ahly Club; A player and coach for the first handball team, and what he presented to Egyptian and international sports in many local and continental positions, whether as president of the Egyptian Handball Federation, then Secretary-General of the Egyptian Olympic Committee, until he assumed the presidency of the International Handball Federation since 2000 and for 6 consecutive sessions until now.
The council decided to hold a ceremony honoring the two great icons at the Opera House on the 20th of this month.