Turki Al Alshikh / Twitter.com
Turki Al-Sheikh, head of the Saudi Entertainment Authority, responded to Al-Ahly’s refusal to resign from the club’s honorary presidency, stressing his happiness to join the team and serve him.
Al-Sheikh wrote through his account on Facebook: My dear brother, Mahmoud Al-Khatib (President of Al-Ahly Al-Masri) and his respected board of directors .. Pain me what my relationship with the Al-Ahly Club has gone through, management and fans of Habib for nearly a year and a half, and today after your statement That binds me with you, gathered together on the love of the great Al-Ahly entity, which I love serving in line with the principles of the club and the vision of its board of directors, as the honorary presidency of Al-Ahly is a great honor, but a greater responsibility and no room for signing again. To the loyal fans of Al-Ahly, I am pleased to join your ranks and to serve our club in a way that suits the traditions of Al-Ahly and takes into account the interdependence and brotherhood between two brother countries the size of Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Pray for me, I need your prayers. ”
Al-Sheikh had issued a statement yesterday, Wednesday, during which he confirmed that he had submitted his resignation some time ago from Al-Ahly’s honorary presidency, and the latter’s board of directors did not respond by agreeing to the resignation or rejecting it, before Al-Ahly’s administration announced today that it had rejected the resignation of the Saudi Chancellor.
A statement published by the Egyptian team through his account on “Twitter” said: “The club management wishes the speedy recovery of His Excellency Counselor Turki Al Sheikh, Chairman of the General Authority for Entertainment in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and his return from the journey of treatment safe for his country and his family and all his lovers, and confirms that the resignation made by Al-Sheikh from the honorary presidency of the club through his official account on Facebook, more than a year and a half ago, the board of directors did not address them in his previous meetings, and Al-Ahly club with its established traditions did not use to accept the resignation or dismissal of any of the club’s honor leaders throughout history (… ).