Ahmed Shobair

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Ahmed Shobair
Personal information
Full name Ahmed Abdelaziz Shobeir
Date of birth (1960-09-28) 28 September 1960 (age 58)
Place of birth Tanta, Egypt
Height 1.80m (6ft 1.5in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1996 El Ahly
National team
1984–1996 Egypt[1] 107 (0)
Teams managed
2004–2005 El Ahly's Football Director
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Ahmed Abdelaziz Shobeir (born 28 September 1960) is former Egyptian goalkeeper who played for El Ahly club & Egypt national football team.[2] He is a former vice-president of the Egyptian Football Association, and a previous official of Egyptian national olympic team. He is also a renowned soccer T.V. commentator and show anchor. He started at Dream channel and at "AlHayat TV" for his TV show "الكرة مع شوبير('El Kora Ma'a Shobeir)" or "The Football with Shobeir" he is currently a soccer T.V commentator at Nile Sport in Stad El Nile or Nile Stadium[3]

He was also a member in the Egyptian Parliament, representing his city Tanta, in Gharbia Governorate for the term, starting 2005 and ending in 2010. He was a member in the ruling National Democratic Party that eventually got dissolved following the 2011 Egyptian Revolution that toppled Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak.



  • 7th Best African Footballer by France Football 1989
  • 5th Best African Footballer by France Football 1990
  • Best Egyptian goalkeeper several times
  • Best Arab goalkeeper in 1987, 1989 & 1996


  • Participated in World Cup, Italy 1990
  • Pan Arab Games gold medal & Arab Cup title in 1992
  • All-African Games gold medal in 1987[4]



  1. ^ Ahmed Abdelaziz Shobair - Century of International Appearances
  2. ^ Ahmed ShobeirFIFA competition record (archive)
  3. ^ http://www.ahmedshobeir.com/ Ahmed Shobeir official webpage
  4. ^ "Egypt Versus Kenya". www.angelfire.com/ak/EgyptianSports. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  5. ^ http://www.ahlyegypt.com/club/stars/shobair