Ahmed Yasser (footballer, born 1994)

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Ahmed Yasser
Personal information
Full name Ahmed Yasser Elmohamady Abd Elrahman
Date of birth (1994-05-17) 17 May 1994 (age 24)
Place of birth Doha, Qatar
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Al-Duhail
Number 6
Youth career
Aspire Academy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2017 Lekhwiya 49 (0)
2017– Al-Duhail 0 (0)
2017–2018Cultural Leonesa (loan) 6 (1)
2018Al-Rayyan (loan) 3 (0)
2018Vissel Kobe (loan) 7 (0)
National team
2013– Qatar 29 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 December 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 December 2017

Ahmed Yasser Elmohamady Abd Elrahman (Arabic: أحمد ياسر المحمدي‎) is a Qatari footballer who plays as a central defender for Al-Duhail.

Personal[edit]

Ahmed was born in Doha to an Egyptian family. His father Yasser Elmohamady was a footballer in Egypt during the 1970s. He is the brother of fellow Qatar national team footballers Hussein Yasser and Mohammed Yasser.[1]

Club career[edit]

Lekhwiya[edit]

Born in Doha,[2] Yasser attended the Aspire Academy in Qatar.[3] In 2011 he joined Lekhwiya SC, and made his senior debut on 8 April of the following year by starting in a 1–1 Qatar Stars League home draw against Al Kharaitiyat SC.

Yasser started to feature more regularly in the following campaigns, being mainly used in the AFC Champions League. He made his debut in the competition on 1 May 2012, starting in a 3–0 away loss against Al-Ahli FC.

On 2 January 2014, while playing for Qatar in the 2014 WAFF Championship, Yasser was suspended by the Qatar Football Association for disciplinary problems. He was suspended from playing for his club until the end of the season, and his wages were held as well.[4]

Cultural Leonesa[edit]

On 14 July 2017, Yasser moved to Segunda División side Cultural y Deportiva Leonesa.[2] He made his debut on 10 September, starting in a 4–4 home draw against Real Valladolid.[5]

Yasser scored his first goal abroad on 17 September 2017, netting the winner in a 3–2 home success over SD Huesca.

Vissel Kobe[edit]

Yasser was loaned out to J1 League club Vissel Kobe in August 2018.[6]

International career[edit]

On 26 March 2013 Yasser made his debut for Qatar, starting in a 2–1 away loss against South Korea. He also featured with the under-23s in the 2016 AFC U-23 Championship, scoring a goal against North Korea on 22 January; it was also his first senior goal.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "القاهرة - من أحمد مجاهد" (in Arabic). جريدة الراي الكويتية - الصفحة الرئيسية. Archived from the original on 2010-11-22. Retrieved 10 April 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Alta Ahmed Yasser Abdelrahman" [Signing Ahmed Yasser Abdelrahman] (in Spanish). Cultural Leonesa. 14 July 2017. Retrieved 15 July 2017.
  3. ^ "graduation brochure 5th". www.aspire.qa. Retrieved 10 April 2013.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "QFA bans Mohammadi for entire season". Qatar Football Association. Retrieved 15 July 2017.
  5. ^ Alexis Fernández Martínez (11 September 2017). "Ahmed Yasser, debut oficial con la Cultural" [Ahmed Yasser, official debut with Cultural] (in Spanish). Vavel. Retrieved 15 September 2017.
  6. ^ "Al Duhail loan Ahmed Yasser to Vissel Kobe". Qatar Stars League. 7 August 2018. Retrieved 24 September 2018.

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