Ismail Youssef

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Ismail Youssef
Personal information
Full name Ismail Youssef Awadallah Mohamed
Date of birth (1964-06-28) 28 June 1964 (age 54)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1997 Zamalek
National team
1987–1997 Egypt[1] 86 (3)
Teams managed
Egypt U-20 (Assistant)
Egypt (Assistant)
2007–2010 El Gouna
2010–2011 Itesalat
2011–2012 Zamalek (Assistant)
2012 Zamalek (Caretaker)
2013–2014 El-Entag El-Harby
2014–2016 Zamalek (Football Director)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Ismail Youssef Awadallah Mohamed (Arabic: إسماعيل يوسف‎; born 28 June 1964 in Giza) is a former Egyptian football player. He is currently the assistant manager of the Egyptian Premier League giants; Zamalek. Ismail is the youngest brother of two football players; El Sayed and Ibrahim.[2]

Playing career[edit]


Ismail played for Zamalek from 1984 through 1997. Youssef played a total of 325 matches for Zamalek in both the league and the cup.

National Team[edit]

Youssef played for Egypt national football team 97 international matches. Youssef was among the Egyptian squad that participated in 1990 FIFA World Cup. He played all of Egypt's matches.[3] Youssef also participated in three African Nation Cups; 1992, 1994 and 1996.

Coaching career[edit]

Former Assistant manager of Egyptian national youth team under 20 years
Qualified for World Cup & Won African Cup of nations

Ismail Youssef coached El Gouna from 2007 till 2010. Ismail joined El Gouna FC after the sacking of Ramadan El Sayed following a disastrous run in the early stages of the competition.

He was hired as the head coach of Itesalat after leaving El Gouna in 2010 but resigned 10 months later to join the technical staff of his former club Zamalek SC as the assistant coach to Egyptian coaching legend Hassan Shehata.

He was hired as the assistant coach of Zamalek SC with Hassan Shehata, and he took command for only one match against TP Mazembe when Zamalek SC lose by 2 goals, he return to his position as assistant coach with the new manager Jorvan Vieira, leave the club after two matches when the season is finished.


As a Player[edit]


13 Titles for Zamalek as a player

As a Coach[edit]


African Youth Cup of Nations Champion 2003
As assistant manager of Egyptian youth team he qualified for World Cup under 20 years
As assistant manager of Egyptian youth team he qualified for African Nation Cup under 20 years


  1. ^ Ismail Youssef Awadallah - International Appearances
  2. ^ Abdel-Tawab, Nashwa. "The Egyptian football gene". Al Ahram Weekly, 2004-2-11. Retrieved on 3 June 2010.
  3. ^ Ismail MohamedFIFA competition record (archive)

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