Omar Gaber

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Omar Gaber
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Personal information
Full name Omar Gaber
Date of birth (1992-01-30) 30 January 1992 (age 25)
Place of birth Cairo, Egypt
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder / Right Back
Club information
Current team
FC Basel
Number 4
Youth career
1997–2010 Zamalek
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2016 Zamalek 138 (13)
2016– FC Basel 7 (0)
National team
2011–2012 Egypt U-20 14 (2)
2011–2014 Egypt U-23 20 (2)
2011– Egypt 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 December 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 March 2016

Omar Gaber (Arabic: عمر جابر‎‎; born 30 January 1992) is an Egyptian footballer who plays for Swiss Super League side FC Basel mainly as a right back but also sometimes deployed as a left back or a defensive midfielder.[1]

Club career[edit]


Gaber played his youth football at Zamalek. In July 2010 he was called into their first team.[2]


In May 2016, FC Basel had reached an agreement with Zamalek SC to transfer Gaber during the summer transfer window. He will be wearing the number 4 shirt.[3] On 10 May Basel announced that they had signed Gaber on a four-year deal.[4][5] He made his first team league debut on 24 July 2016 in the 3–0 home win against Sion.[6]

National team[edit]

Gaber played his debut for Egypt U20 on 17 April 2011 in the 2–0 victory against Lesotho U20. He represented Egypt at the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Colombia.

Gaber played his debut for Egypt U23 on 27 November of the same year in the 1–0 victory against Gabon U23. He played his debut for Egypt in 2011.[7]




National team[edit]



  1. ^ "Omar Gaber". Soccerway. Global Sports Media. Retrieved 15 December 2011. 
  2. ^ ahram online (2016). "Zamalek's Omar Gaber completes €1.65 million move to Basel". ahram online. Retrieved 2016-05-10. 
  3. ^ "Basel sign Zamalek's Omar Gaber". King Fut. Retrieved 5 May 2016. 
  4. ^ FC Basel 1893 (2016). "Der FC Basel 1893 verpflichtet Omar Gaber". FC Basel 1893. Retrieved 2016-05-10. 
  5. ^ Tosson, Mohamed (2016). "Omar Gaber: Basel fans' singing reminds me of Egypt". Retrieved 2016-05-11. 
  6. ^ Marti, Caspar (2016). "3:0 GEGEN SION – DER FCB WAR BEIM AUFTAKT PARAT". FC Basel 1893. Retrieved 2016-07-24. 
  7. ^ "Omar Gaber". National Football Teams. Retrieved 12 May 2016.