Mahmoud Wadi

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Mahmoud Wadi
محمود وادي
Personal information
Date of birth (1994-12-19) 19 December 1994 (age 24)
Place of birth Khan Yunis, Gaza, Palestine
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Al-Masry
Number 9
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
–2017 Ahli Al-Khaleel
2017Ittihad Khan Yunis (loan)
2017–2018 Al-Ahli 17 (10)
2018– Al-Masry 9 (2)
National team
2017– Palestine 13 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 November 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 November 2019

Mahmoud Wadi (Arabic: محمود وادي‎, born 19 December 1994) is a Palestinian association footballer who plays as a striker for Egyptian Premier League club Al-Masry and the Palestine national team. Wadi is nicknamed "the Tower" because of his tall stature and regular goals scored by his head.

Club career[edit]

Al-Ahli[edit]

In August 2017, After impressing with Ahli Al-Khaleel in the 2016 AFC Cup Wadi moved to Amman via Egypt through the Rafah Border Crossing, to play football for Al-Ahli in the capital of Jordan.[1] A year earlier Wadi was restricted from leaving Gaza to return to his club in the West Bank by Israeli authorities. During the 2017–18 Jordanian premier league season, Wadi scored 10 goals in 17 league games for the club.[2]

Al-Masry[edit]

In June 2018, Wadi signed a two-year contract with 2017–18 Egyptian premier league 3rd placed side Al-Masry, based in Port Said, after only one season in Jordan.[1][3]

On 3 August 2018, Wadi made his debut for Al-Masry, coming off the bench to complete four minutes against El Gouna in a 0–1 victory.[4]

International career[edit]

Palestine senior team[edit]

Wadi made his debut for the national team on 14 November 2017 against Maldives in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualification in Jenin, West Bank. Coming off the bench in the 50th minute, and winning the game 8–1.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Palestinians Abroad: Mahmoud Wadi signs for Al-Masry SC". Palestine Football Association. 8 June 2018. Retrieved 4 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Jordan league – Top scorers". FIFA. 4 August 2018. Retrieved 4 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Al Masry complete signing of Palestine international Mahmoud Wadi". KingFut. 8 June 2018. Retrieved 4 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Mahmoud Wadi – Player profile – Eurosport". Eurosport. Retrieved 4 August 2018.

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