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OFFICIAL: El-Maqassa midfielder Ahmed El-Sheikh joins Al Ahly

Ahmed El Sheikh

Al Ahly have officially signed midfielder Ahmed El-Sheikh for a reported 8.5 million EGP.

After stiff competition with arch-rivals and newly-crowned league champions Zamalek, Al Ahly managed to reach an agreement with El-Maqassa, signing Ahmed El-Sheikh to a five-year-deal worth more than $1 million USD.

Zamalek were close to acquiring the services of El-Sheikh, but the 22-year-old later changed his mind and opting to join the Red Castle.

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Posted by Al Ahly SC on Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Earlier this month, Zamalek president Mortada Mansour announced a deal was finalised, and El-Sheikh would be joining the Whites during the summer transfer window.

Misr El-Maqassa chairman Mohamed Abdel-Salam also confirmed El-Sheikh had previously signed contracts with Zamalek before choosing to move to Al Ahly.

El-Sheikh joined El-Maqassa last season after signing from Beni Suef. He played 20 games and scored 8 goals for the club in the Egyptian Premier League this season.

Sheikh is Al Ahly’s fifth signing this summer after John Antwi, Malick Evouna, Saleh Gomaa and Ahmed Fathi.

2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. Gameref

    July 30, 2015 at 3:48 AM

    I think Al Ahly needs at least one top defender if they want to become a huge CL contender again.

  2. Gameref

    July 30, 2015 at 3:50 AM

    I mean a CB

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