|Minister of State for Sports|
16 July 2013
|Prime Minister||Hazem Al Beblawi|
|Preceded by||El Amry Farouk|
|Political party||New Wafd Party (formerly)|
'Amer 'Taher Abouzeid' El Sayed',known as Taher Abouzeid or Abouzaid (Arabic: عامر طاهر أبو زيد السيد) born 1 April 1962, is the Egyptian Minister of State for Sports and a retired footballer. He played as a midfielder for Al Ahly and the Egyptian national team.
|Full name||Amer Taher Abouzaid Sayed|
|Date of birth||1 April 1962|
|Place of birth||Asyut, Egypt|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Playing position||Attacking midfield|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 July 2007.
In the FIFA U20 World Cup 1981 Taher Abouzaid was the top-scorer of the Egyptian team with four goals and the scorer of the tournament. For many years Abouzeid played for the Egypt national football team. He participated in the 1984 African Cup of Nations where he was top scorer with 4 goals. In the  1986 African Cup of Nations he was the Egyptian team scorer with three valuable goals winning the African Cup 1986 for himself and his country. However, in 1988 he was excluded from the Egyptian national team squad competing in the African Cup of Nations. He also played in the 1990 FIFA World Cup finals.
He was on the El-Ahly's board of directors.
- Top Scorer 1981 FIFA U20 World Cup in Australia.
- Top Scorer African Cup of Nations Côte d'Ivoire 1984
- 2nd top scorer African Cup of Nations Egypt 1986
- 2nd best African footballer of the year 1984 (France Football)
- 3rd best African footballer of the year 1986 (France Football)
- 2nd best African footballer of the year 1987 (France Football)
- Scored 7 goals for Egypt in African Cups of Nations
- Scored 23 Goals for Ahly in African Club Cups
- 7 Egyptian League titles 1979/1980,1980/81,1981/82,1984/85,1985/86,1986/87,1988/89.
- 8 Egyptian Soccer Cup titles 1980/81,1982/83,1983/84,1984/85,1988/89,1990/91,1991/92,1992/93
- 2 African Champions League1982,1987
- 3 African Cup Winners' Cup 1984,1985,1986
- 1 Afro-Asian Cup 1988
- "New 'For Egypt' list launched to run in parliamentary elections". Egypt Independent. 5 February 2015. Retrieved 5 February 2015.
- "Egypt's interim president swears in first government". Ahram Online. 16 July 2013. Retrieved 18 July 2013.
- "Soccer - African Nations Cup Leading Scorers". CNNSI. 20 January 2004. Retrieved 2009-05-26.
- Taher Abou Zeid – FIFA competition record
- "Amer Taher Abou Zeid Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2009-08-06.
- Taher Abouzeid at National-Football-Teams.com
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