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Sherif Ekramy
Ekramy with Feyenoord in 2007
Personal information
Full name Sherif Ekramy Ahmed Ahmed El-Shahat
Date of birth (1983-07-10) 10 July 1983 (age 41)[1]
Place of birth Cairo, Egypt
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)[2]
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Team information
Current team
Pyramids
Number 22
Youth career
1988–2003 Al Ahly
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2005 Al Ahly 2 (0)
2005–2009 Feyenoord 7 (0)
2008–2009MKE Ankaragücü (loan) 0 (0)
2009 El Gouna 9 (0)
2010–2020 Al Ahly 151 (0)
2020– Pyramids 51 (0)
International career
2001–2003 Egypt U20 5 (0)
2006–2018 Egypt 22 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 27 May 2024

Sherif Ekramy Ahmed Ahmed El-Shahat (Arabic: شريف إكرامي أحمد أحمد الشحات; born 10 July 1983) is an Egyptian footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Pyramids FC. He has also played for the Egypt national team.

An Al Ahly youth product, Ekramy moved to Dutch club Feyenoord in 2005. At Feyenoord he received little playing time and was loaned to Ankaragücü in 2008. After four years at Feyenoord he returned to Egypt signing with El Gouna FC, whom he helped win promotion to the top flight for the 2009–10 season. He returned to Al Ahly in 2010, where he stayed for ten years. In 2020, he joined Pyramids FC.

Ekramy participated in two successive World Youth cups, the 2001 in Argentina, where he was part of the bronze-medal team, and the 2003 instalment in the United Arab Emirates.[3] He is the son of Ekramy El-Shahat.

Club career[edit]

Al Ahly[edit]

Ekramy was one of the most promising youngster in Al Ahly youth department so he was promoted for the first team in 2002 at the age of 19 although he never played for the first team until 2004. His amazing performance as a captain with Egypt U-20 in 2003 African Youth Championship helping The Young Pharaohs to win the title so he received a lot of offers but he decided finally to join Feyenoord to be alongside his former team-mate Hossam Ghaly

Feyenoord[edit]

Ekramy's spell in the Netherlands was not very successful. Although signed as a great talent, he was usually a reserve keeper.[4]

On 11 February 2007, he played his first Eredivisie match for Feyenoord against FC Twente.[5] With the club he only played seven matches in three years helping them to win the 2007–08 KNVB Cup in his last season.[citation needed]

Return to Al-Ahly[edit]

Ekramy rejoined Al-Ahly in 2010 until 2020, where he managed to win 21 domestic and continental titles.[6]

Pyramids[edit]

In June 2020, Ekramy joined Egyptian Premier League club Pyramids FC.[7]

International career[edit]

In May 2018, he was named in Egypt’s preliminary squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.[8]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals
Al Ahly 2003–04 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Feyenoord 2005–06[9] 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
2006–07[9] 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
2007–08[9] 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
El Gouna 2009–10 9 0 0 0 9 0
Al Ahly 2009–10 7 0 5 0 9 0 0 0 21 0
2010–11 7 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 10 0
2011–12 14 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 28 0
2012–13 15 0 0 0 17 0 1 0 33 0
2013–14 22 0 3 0 7 0 1 0 33 0
2014–15 18 0 4 0 5 0 1 0 28 0
2015–16 26 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 31 0
2016–17 30 0 2 0 14 0 1 0 47 0
2017–18 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
2018–19 8 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 10 0
Total 154 0 16 0 72 0 6 0 248 0

International[edit]

As of match played 15 June 2018[10]
Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
Egypt 2006 1 0
2012 2 0
2013 9 0
2014 4 0
2015 1 0
2016 1 0
2017 4 0
2018 1 0
Total 23 0

Honours and achievements[edit]

Al Ahly

Feyenoord

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2018 FIFA World Cup Russia: List of players: Egypt" (PDF). FIFA. 17 June 2018. p. 9. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Sherif Ekramy". Pyramids FC. Retrieved 10 December 2023.
  3. ^ "Sherif Ekramy". FIFA.com. Archived from the original on 22 October 2008. Retrieved 20 September 2008.
  4. ^ "Ekramy: Feyenoord fans 'called me the new Dudek'". EgyptToday. 17 June 2017.
  5. ^ "Tactical Formation". Football-Lineups.com. Retrieved 14 February 2007.
  6. ^ "OFFICIAL: Al Ahly release Sherif Ekramy before end of season". KingFut. 16 August 2020.
  7. ^ Ismail, Ali (2 June 2020). "Zizo: Pyramids FC sign Egypt goalkeeper Sherif Ekramy". KingFut. Retrieved 30 July 2020.
  8. ^ "World Cup 2018: All the confirmed squads for this summer's finals in Russia".
  9. ^ a b c "Sherif Ekramy » Club matches". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 30 July 2020.
  10. ^ Sherif Ekramy at National-Football-Teams.com

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