Yazid Yarichan, who has presented himself as the new legitimate president, is in contention with rival President Charif Mellal. Yarichane was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors by a general meeting of shareholders last March.
But the process was not completed and it was explained not to disturb the first team involved in the African Football Confederation (CAF) Cup.
In early September, shareholders, including the CSA (mate amateur club, majority), returned to the charge. They obtained a copy of the trade register, the only document not in the new management to be recognized as a club representative by football officials.
On Monday, September 13, the new management tried to take over the club’s headquarters, but President Mellal refused to leave. He demanded an expulsion order from the courts.
The next day, Tuesday, he announced in a statement that the club would be closing its headquarters “To prevent any slipping”. The judge who came along with the new leaders wrote the club headquarters closure report. On the same day, summary hearings were brought to TG-Ozhou court.
The court issued its judgment this Wednesday morning recognizing that Yazid Yarichene was the club’s lawful president. He also ordered Chérif Mellal to vacate the seat and hand over all the documents of the club to the new leaders.
The era of Sheriff Mellal, who was elected in February 2018, will officially end on Wednesday, September 15th.
During the three-and-a-half years in power at the club, Mellal achieved Positive results. The team no longer played for expulsion, before they arrived, reached the African Cup final and won the 2021 League Cup, JSK’s first trophy since 2011. And lack of material to maintain a club of JSK level.