Olympic Club (Egypt)

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Olympic Club
Olympic Alexandria Logo.jpg
Full name Olympic Club
النادي الأوليمبي المصري بالإسكندرية
Short name OLY
Founded 1905; 112 years ago (1905)
Ground Ezzedin Yacoub Stadium
Chairman Tarek El Sayed
Manager Osama Youssef
League Egyptian Second Division
2015–16 Second Division, 3rd (Group F)

Olympic Club (Arabic: النادي الأوليمبي‎‎), also known as El Olympi, is an Egyptian football and sports club based in Alexandria, Egypt. The club currently plays in the Egyptian Second Division, the second-highest league in the Egyptian football league system.

Founded in 1905, the club is know for being one of the oldest clubs in Egypt and Africa, and it's mostly known for its achievements in the Track and field games for winning several medals in continental championships and also in the Olympiad (10 medals of the total 26 of Egypt); and it's also know for it's football team for winning the Egyptian Premier League once in 1966 and for winning the Egypt Cup twice in 1933 and 1934.

Football[edit]

The football Team's golden age was in the 1960s when the team could defeat Egypt's strongest teams at that time, winning the Egyptian Premier League in 1966. The team's level begun to drop due to financial problems. The team relegated in 2008–09 season and never show up in the Premier League again.

Honors[edit]

1966
1933, 1934

Performance in CAF competitions[edit]

1967: Quarter-Finals

Current squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Egypt GK Hany Gamal
2 Egypt DF Jackson
6 Egypt DF Mostafa Fouad
9 Egypt DF Tamer Samir
11 Ghana DF Ahmed Saber
12 Egypt DF Khalid Elshikh
17 Burkina Faso MF Hamksha
18 Egypt MF Hsn Sosta
15 Nigeria FW Akpan Paul
21 Egypt MF Mahmoud Hamada
22 Egypt FW Ismaeel Shrf
23 Egypt MF Elgohry
24 Egypt DF Islam Hamd
28 Ghana GK Mohamed Talat
29 Egypt GK Kaporia
Egypt MF Bomba
Egypt FW Shehab
Egypt FW Bogy

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