Al Ittifaq announced signing Boubacar Fofana from Nacional Madeira of Portugal.
Fofana has completed signing a three-year contract to be the 3rd foreigner in the Saudi club.
The 26 years old plays as a defensive midfielder and he is a Guinean international who represented his country in the last African Cup of Nations.
"I'm a player who loves challenges, and my arrival to Saudi League was for that reason," quoted Fofana from his statement to Al Ittifaq's official website.
"It is important for me to make a special impression to prove I was a successful signing and to make the club's fans happy."