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EXCLUSIVE: Rio Ave, Benfica reach agreement for Ahmed Hassan Koka

Posted on May 28, 2015

Koka signs
Egypt international Ahmed Hassan ‘Koka’ has agreed to join SL Benfica from on a reported five-year deal for €1.5 million, can exclusively reveal.

The 22-year-old Egyptian striker has reached an agreement with Benfica from Rio Ave after a superb season with the Vila do Conde side, scoring 15 goals in 35 appearances, which saw him attract interest from clubs like Galatasaray, Basel and Sporting Lisbon, despite missing the latter part of the season due to injury.

WATCH: Koka scores superb screamer against Sporting Lisbon

After being linked with the club since the end of last can confirm that Koka has already put pen-to-paper with the Eagles after passing his medical.

The former youth product is set to join the Portuguese league champions on a contract due to run until the summer of 2020, along with teammates Diego Lopes and Ederson. 


  1. Gameref

    May 28, 2015 at 1:24 PM


  2. Nader

    May 29, 2015 at 12:58 PM

    There are reports in Portugal, that the contract has not been signed because of Koka’s Heart Problems! He has to sucessfully pass a Heart Surgery first! ISA everything will be fine!

    • Gameref

      May 29, 2015 at 9:56 PM

      What are your sources please?

  3. Gameref

    May 30, 2015 at 1:37 AM


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