Magdi Abdelghani

Magdi Abdelghani Sayed Ahmed (Arabic: مجدي عبد الغني سيد أحمد; born 27 July 1959) is an Egyptian retired professional footballer who played as an attacking midfielder.[1]

Magdy Abdelghany
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Magdi Abdelghani in 2020
Personal information
Full name Magdy Abdelghany Sayed Ahmed
Date of birth (1959-07-27) 27 July 1959 (age 63)
Place of birth Cairo, Egypt
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Defensive midfielder
Youth career
1965–1977 Al Ahly
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1977–1988 Al Ahly
1988–1992 Beira-Mar
1992–1993 Al Masry SC
1993–1994 El Mokawloon
National team
1981–1992 Egypt 50 (5)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Playing careerEdit

Abdelghani won 50 caps for Egypt, and at the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy he scored a penalty against Netherlands.[2]

He also competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics,[3] and helped the Pharaohs win the 1986 African Cup of Nations on home soil. He also won an All-African Games gold medal in 1987.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Abdel-Ghani, as memórias do faraó de Aveiro miasfutebol.iol.pt
  2. ^ "Netherlands – Egypt 1–1 (0–0)". Planet World Cup. 12 June 1990. Retrieved 1 May 2012.
  3. ^ "Abdelghani Sayed". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 29 August 2018. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  4. ^ "Egypt Versus Kenya". angelfire.com. Retrieved 29 November 2017.

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