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Omar Gaber: I’ll return to Zamalek one day

Omar Gaber

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Los Angeles FC and Egypt international player assured that one day he will be returning to his boyhood club Zamalek adding that it will be hard for him to ever play for the club’s arch rivals Al Ahly.

Omar Gaber moved to the United States and joined Los Angeles FC on loan from Basel to reunite with Egypt national team former coach Bob Bradley. The Basel loanee could be bought permanently by the newly formed MLS franchise at the end of the season.

The 25-year-old is a product of Zamalek’s youth team and played a total of 158 matches with the first team in the Egyptian Premier League, Egypt Cup, Egyptian Super Cup and CAF Champions League. During his time at the White Castle Gaber scored 13 goals and made 15 assists.

“I started playing at Zamalek since I was five years old and I have a great connection with the club and its fans,” Gaber told MBC Mast TV channel. “I’ll return to Zamalek one day.”

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“If I return it will be hard for me to play for any club other than Zamalek or Ismaily. I can’t play for Al Ahly. I am a Zamalek fan and was the team’s youngest captain,” he added. “One day I will become Zamalek’s president.”

He said that he plans to finish his career playing in Zamalek for one year without getting paid any amount of money because of his love to the club.

In addition to being a hardcore football fan, Abdelrahman is a communications enthusiast who works in marketing, advertising, content creation and PR.

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