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OFFICIAL: Syria international Omar Al Midani joins Pyramids FC

OFFICIAL: Syria international Omar Al Midani joins Pyramids FC

Photo: Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images

international defender Omar Midani has joined Egyptian Premier League side , the club have announced on Wednesday.

The 24-year-old was a former target for Al Ahly, but the Red Devils opted not to sign him and now he has agreed to join Pyramids FC.

He becomes the club’s fourth major signing after Mohamed Farouk from Arab Contractors, and Brazilian duo Lucas Ribamar, and Marcos da Silva França ‘Keno’.

The Syrian defender has started his career at Syrian side Al Wahda and then moved to Iraqi side Al-Minaa SC in 2014, where spent two seasons, before returning back to his boyhood club.

Photo: Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images

Last summer he joined UAE outfit Hatta Club and now he will be on the move again as new owner Turki Al-Sheikh wants to challenge Al Ahly and Zamalek for the Egyptian Premier League title.

He made only 12 appearances for Hatta last season and scored one goal as his side were relegated after finishing bottom of the league table.

has won 26 caps for his country, making his international debut against Lebanon in 2013, and scoring once against Cambodia in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

Zamalek’s chairman Mortada Mansour has also announced that Ali Gabr and Tarek Hamed will both join FC Pyramids.

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