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Official: Arab Contractors trio join Al Ahly

Posted on July 3, 2014

Arab Contractors trio Al Ahly have officially signed Arab Contractors trio , , and in a deal worth 5 million EGP (€500,000) plus goalkeeper Mahmoud Abou El-Soud.

The three players had also caught the eye of but Mohamed Rizk (striker), Mohamed Farouk (attacking midfielder), and Bassem Ali (right full-back) opted to don the red shirt next season.

Speaking after the signing, Al Ahly General Supervisor Alaa Abdelsadek said that the ‘bargain buy’ is part of a lengthy cooperation since the establishment of the Mountain Wolves.

“The bargain with the Arab Contractors trio is just a continuation of a series of cooperation between the two sides which started since the establishment of the Arab Contractors,” said Abdelsadek.

Mohamed Rizk, 26, and Bassem Ali, 25, penned five-year deals and Mohamed Farouk signed a four-year deal.

It is also worth mentioning that 24-year-old Farouk, who has scored six goals and assisted once in his 17 games with Arab Contractors this season – including a goal against Egyptian giants Al Ahly – has previously been suggested by the board of directors to FC Basel as a replacement for Mohamed Salah.


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