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EXCLUSIVE | Egypt striker Ahmed Hassan ‘Kouka’ close to Greek giants

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Egypt international forward Ahmed Hassan ‘Kouka’ is close to finalizing a move to the Greek Super League.

Kouka, 25, is nearing a move to Greece’s top club, , after talks have reached an advanced stage; KingFut understands.

The former Al Ahly youth product has enjoyed mixed fortunes in Portugal, scoring 41 goals in 123 league appearances since 2012.

During his seven-year stay in Portugal, he has featured for four campaigns for Rio Ave, while spending the last three seasons at .

Kouka was close to a move to Benfica a few seasons ago but medical issues reportedly caused the deal to fall through.

Photo: SC Braga

After being include in the whole 2018 World Cup Qualifiers campaign for Egypt, he was a surprise exclusion from the final 23-man squad.

The player has featured 18 times for the Pharaohs, scoring five goals. He also participated in the 2013 U-20 World Cup in Turkey, scoring two goals against Iraq and England as Egypt crashed out of the group stages.

Operations and Business Development Manager of KingFut. Degree in Pharmacy and Biotechnology from the German University in Cairo. Manchester United fan.

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  1. Mo

    July 12, 2018 at 9:44 PM

    I really hope for him to get back his old form like in Rio Ave and the time he began at Braga

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