Al-Ameed and Al-Raqi are the most indebted clubs in the Kingdom
Turki Al-Sheikh appeared; The former Minister of the Saudi Sports Authority – now the Ministry of Sports – and the current Minister of Entertainment, is on the sports scene again, after he announced more than two years ago, his retirement from sports work.
The Saudi minister was active in the Saudi sports arena even after his departure from the Sports Authority. He was the honorary president of Al Wahda Club before he apologized for not completing his duties, and devote himself completely to managing his Spanish club Almeria.
Al-Sheikh was away from Saudi sports only. A few months ago, he became the honorary president of the Sudanese Al-Hilal Club, but now he is returning to sports in the Kingdom again.
How will Turki Al-Sheikh support Al-Ittihad?
A few days ago, Ittihad Jeddah Club announced that it had opened the door for its fans to participate in the gold and regular membership, with the first costing one hundred thousand riyals, and the second four thousand riyals for a period of four years.
This call to support the club financially comes in light of the financial crisis it has experienced during the past years, which made it at the top of the most indebted clubs in the Saudi League.
Sports journalist Jamal Aref demanded that Turki Al-Sheikh support the Dean, as he wrote to him through his official account on the social networking site “Twitter”: “The great union deserves a lot from you, Abu Nasser, the unionists are waiting for your excellency.”
To come quickly the response from the Saudi minister, who commented: “Done.”
How will Turki Al-Sheikh support Al-Ahly?
On the other hand, Al-Ahly also launched four membership categories for fans, to suit all categories, and be able to obtain the largest number of subscribers.
The membership tiers of Al Raqi are Silver, Bronze, Al Ahli Plus and Al Ahly, and he launched a hashtag titled “Al Ahly Needs You”.
And here, Al-Sheikh participated without an invitation, as he wrote via “Twitter”: “A nice idea, and I thank you now with you.”
Al-Ahly and Al-Ittihad are mired in debt:
The Brigadier came on top of the list revealed by the Ministry of Sports regarding club debts. His debts amounted to 140.304.083 million riyals, while Al-Raqi came in third place with 124.383.600 million riyals.
These debts have so far prevented the two clubs from registering new players during the current summer Mercato, but they have a deadline until August 21, in order to end all debts and then register the players.
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