Ahmed Abd El-Zaher

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Ahmed Abd El-Zaher
Personal information
Full name Ahmed Abd El-Zaher
Date of birth (1985-01-15) January 15, 1985 (age 30)
Place of birth Gharbia, Egypt
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Number 21
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2005 Baladeyet El-Mahalla
2005–2013 ENPPI 77 (25)
2013- Al-Ahly 22 (7)
2014 Al-Ittihad (Tripoli) (loan)
National team
2010– Egypt 10 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 December 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 April 2013

Ahmed Abd El-Zaher (Arabic: أحمد عبد الظاهر‎ born 15 January 1985 in Gharbia) is an Egyptian footballer who currently plays for the Egyptian Premier League side Al-Ahly. He was also part of the Egypt U-20 National Football team that participated in the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship.

Club career[edit]

Abd El-Zaher had a modest showing during the beginning of the 2009–10 Egyptian Premier League. That completely changed when the head coach Stoycho Mladenov took control at ENPPI. Abd El-Zaher seen more regular first team football and repaid his manager faith by scoring 5 league goals by the end of that season.[1] Mladenov had then left to Bulgarian CSKA Sofia and then Mokhtar Mokhtar had then taken over of the team in the 2011-12 season. Abd El-Zaher finished that season as top scorer of the league tied with Zamalek's Shikabala. They both had 13 goals. Early in 2012, Mladenov had begun to ask ENPPI over a move to his club CSKA Sofia in the 2012 summer transfer window. The move was possible but ENPPI were somewhat reluctant to lose one of their top strikers. In January 2013, he moved to league rivals Al-Ahly on a four-year deal,he moved to Al-Ittihad Club (Tripoli) on loan from Al-Ahly In December 2013 as a punishment for making Rabia sign after scoring a goal .

International career[edit]

Ahmed Abd El-Zaher was part of the Egypt U-20 National Football team that participated in the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship.[2][3] He participated in all of Egypt's three group matches, but did not score any goals.

International goals[edit]

Correct as of 17 November 2010

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 17 November 2010 Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt  Australia
1 – 0
3 – 0
2. 27 November 2012 Al-Gharafa Stadium, Dubai, Qatar  Kenya
5 – 0
5 – 0


  1. ^ "Egyptian League Scorers 2009/2010", Egyptian Football.net. Retrieved on 25 June 2010.
  2. ^ "Egypt U-20 at 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship" FIFA. Retrieved on 25 June 2010.
  3. ^ "Team Rosters", RSSSF. Retrieved on 25 June 2010.

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