Ahmed El Merghany

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Ahmed El Merghany
Personal information
Full name Ahmed El Merghany Mohamed Ahmed
Date of birth (1988-05-24) 24 May 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Maadi, Cairo, Egypt
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008-2013 Zamalek SC 17 (1)
2010-2011 Al-Masry (loan)
2012-2013 Telephonat Bani Sweif (loan)
2013 Al Tadamun (loan)
2014-2015 Wadi Degla
2015- Goldi
National team

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Ahmed El Merghany (born 24 May 1988)[1] (Arabic: أحمد المرغني‎‎) is a Sudanese-born Egyptian footballer. He currently plays as a defensive midfielder for the Egyptian Premier League side El Zamalek, having graduated from the club's youth academy.

In 2015, Merghany was suspended after describing the President of Egypt, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, as a “failure” on Facebook.[2]


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  2. ^ "Reporting in Egypt: Editor Sisi". The Economist. Retrieved 11 July 2015.