Haytham Farouk

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Haytham Farouk
Personal information
Full name Haytham Farouk Abuelw
Date of birth (1971-01-04) January 4, 1971 (age 46)
Place of birth Alexandria, Egypt
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1996 El-Olympi
1996–1997 Feyenoord 2 (0)
1997–1998 Helsingborgs IF
1998–1999 Oostende 6 (0)
1999–2001 Zamalek SC
2001–2003 Ismaily
2003–2005 El-Tersana
2005–2006 El-Masry
National team
1991–1999 Egypt 11 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Haytham Farouk (Arabic: هيثم فاروق‎‎; born January 4, 1971) is a retired Egyptian international football player.

Farouk was born in Alexandria. He spent most of his career in Egypt and played for El-Olympi and Zamalek SC. He played for the Zamalek side that won the 2000 African Cup Winners' Cup.[1] He also had a spell in Europe, playing for Dutch Eredivisie side Feyenoord,[2] Swedish Allsvenskan side Helsingborgs IF and Belgian First Division side K.V. Oostende.

Farouk made several appearances for the Egypt national football team, including 1998 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches.[3] He also played for Egypt at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.[4]


  1. ^ Anwar, Abeer (2000-12-06). "The big turnaround". Al-Ahram Weekly. 
  2. ^ "Haytam Farouk" (in Dutch). Voetbal International. Retrieved 2010-03-08. 
  3. ^ Courtney, Barrie (2005-02-02). "International Matches 1997". RSSSF. 
  4. ^ "Haysam Abouelw Biography and Statistics". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2010-03-08. 

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