Sherif El-Masri

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Sherif El-Masri
Personal information
Date of birth (1990-02-05) 5 February 1990 (age 27)
Place of birth Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Playing position Winger
Youth career
Wexford SC
2009 Home United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2011 Home United 27 (5)
2012–2015 Young Lions 80 (14)
National team
2012 Canada U23 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:59, 13 January 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15:59, 13 January 2017 (UTC)

Sherif El-Masri (born 5 February 1990) is a Canadian professional footballer who plays as a winger.

Early and personal life[edit]

He was born in Scarborough, Ontario to a Tunisian father and a Guyanese mother.[1] His younger sister Mariam is also a footballer who represents Guyana internationally.[1]

Club career[edit]

He began playing for Wexford SC at the age of five.[1] He joined Singaporean club Home United in 2009,[2] spending the 2010 and 2011 seasons with their senior team.[3] He then moved to Young Lions, playing for them for the 2012 to 2015 seasons.[3]

International career[edit]

El-Masri made three appearances for the Canadian under-23 national team in 2012.[1] In November 2015 he announced his desire to represent Singapore at international level, subject to receiving a Singaporean passport.[2] He was announced as part of the Guyana senior team's provisional squad in September 2016.[4]

Honours[edit]

Home United

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Profile". Canadian Soccer Association. Retrieved 13 January 2017. 
  2. ^ a b Kenneth Tan (4 November 2015). "Webb and El-Masri yearning for Singapore opportunity". FourFourTwo. Retrieved 13 January 2017. 
  3. ^ a b c Sherif El-Masri profile at Soccerway. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Golden Jaguars squad for CFU third round games announced". Guyana Football Federation. 15 September 2016. Retrieved 13 January 2017.