Rifaat El-Fanagily

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Rifaat El-Fanagily
Personal information
Full name Rifaat El-Fanagily
Date of birth (1936-05-01)1 May 1936
Place of birth Damietta, Egypt
Date of death 23 June 2004(2004-06-23) (aged 68)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1955–1967 Al-Ahly
National team
1957–1966 Egypt
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Rifaat El-Fanagily (Arabic: رفعت الفناجيلي‎) (born 1 May 1936 in Damietta; died 23 June 2004) was an Egyptian footballer who played as a midfielder for Al-Ahly. He also played for the Egyptian national team, and was part of the team that won the 1957 and 1959 Africa Cup of Nations, and represented his country in the 1960 and 1964 Summer Olympics.[1]



  1. ^ "Obituary: Death of 'The Engineer'". Al-Ahram Weekly. Archived from the original on 12 January 2010. Retrieved 26 October 2011.

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