Legendary keeper El-Hadary extends stay at Wadi Degla
Egyptian goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary extends his contract with Wadi Degla, which will keep him at the club until 2016.
41-year-old Essam El-Hadary has signed a two-year contract extension with Wadi Degla on Friday night.
The veteran keeper joined Degla on a free transfer in the winter on a one-year contract, after ending a three-year spell with Sudanese champions Al Merreikh.
The former Ahly, Ismaily and Zamalek keeper was also the target of a handful of Egyptian Premier League clubs before he opted to extend his stay with Maged Samy’s club.
El-Hadary hailed the club’s professionalism after signing the new contract, and insisted Wadi Degla – who were Egypt Cup finalists in 2013 – will be competing for the league title next season.
Hadary, who has 141 caps for Egypt, hopes to keep his spot with the national team ahead of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations and 2018 World Cup qualifying.
Wadi Degla, were promoted to the Premier League after just one season in the second division, currently lie in fifth place of Group B with 24 points, 11 behind leaders Ittihad El-Shorta with one game to play.
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