Abdel Sattar Sabry
Abdel Sattar Sabry Abdel Majid Mahmoud (Arabic: عبد الستار صبري عبد المجيد محمود; born 19 June 1974), known as Sabry, is a retired Egyptian professional footballer who played as an attacking midfielder.
|Full name||Abdel Sattar Sabry Abdel Majid Mahmoud|
|Date of birth||19 June 1974|
|Place of birth||Cairo, Egypt|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Playing position(s)||Attacking midfielder|
|1994–1997||Al Mokawloon Al Arab|
|2003–2004||Estrela da Amadora||21||(2)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
A skilled offensive player, Sabry was born in Cairo, and started playing with Al-Mokawloon al-Arab, moving abroad in 1997 to represent Austria's FC Tirol Innsbruck. He started 1999–2000 in the Superleague Greece with PAOK FC, but switched in January 2000 to S.L. Benfica. In that season, he scored free kick against Sporting CP.
Sabry would play in Portugal until May 2004, representing C.S. Marítimo (January 2002-June 2003) and C.F. Estrela da Amadora. He subsequently returned to his homeland, playing with ENPPI Club for a few months and joining El Geish shortly after, in the Egyptian Premier League.
Sabry ended his playing career in July 2010, at the age of 36. Subsequently, he joined El Geish's coaching staff.
A prominent feature in the Egyptian national team in the mid-late 1990s, Sabry made his debut against Angola in 1995. He was part of the gold medal-winning side in the 1995 All-Africa Games, and featured in the 1998 Africa Cup of Nations squad which finished champion in Burkina Faso, winning 70 full caps in only six years of international play and scoring 11 goals.
- Scores and results list Egypt's goal tally first.
|1.||30 June 1995||Alexandria Stadium, Alexandria, Egypt||Uganda||1996 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|2.||5 June 1997||International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt||Belarus||Friendly|
|3.||16 June 1997||Olympic Stadium, Seoul, South Korea||Ghana||1997 Korea Cup|
|4.||17 August 1997||International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt||Liberia||1998 World Cup qualification|
|5.||18 December 1997||Aswan Stadium, Aswan, Egypt||Togo||Friendly|
|6.||25 July 1999||Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico||Bolivia||1999 FIFA Confederations Cup|
|7.||9 January 2001||International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt||Zambia||Friendly|
|9.||17 January 2001||International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt||Libya||2002 African Cup of Nations qualification|
|10.||11 March 2001||International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt||Algeria||2002 World Cup qualification|
|11.||13 July 2001||Alexandria Stadium, Alexandria, Egypt||Namibia||2002 World Cup qualification|
- Courtney, Barrie (2 February 2005). "International Matches 1997". RSSSF. Retrieved 6 October 2013.
- Courtney, Barrie (2 February 2005). "International Matches 2001". RSSSF. Retrieved 6 October 2013.
- Abdel Sattar Sabry - Goals in International Matches