Thursday, May 7, 2020
Mohamed Abdel Wahed, a former player in Zamalek, indicated that there was competition between the white and Al-Ahly team for his inclusion, after his participation in the 2001 FIFA World Youth Championship in Argentina, in which the national team achieved the bronze medal achievement.
Abdel Wahed said in statements to the Zamalek program broadcast on Zamalek: “After my return from participating in the World Youth Cup, there was a desire from Al-Ahly and Zamalek to join me from the arsenal. “.
The former Laires and Wadi Degla player added: “Hassan Farid advised me to sit with the two parties and listen to the shows, so I went and sat with Adly Al Qaei in Al Ahly.”
He continued: “Al-Qayi told me we want you, and he indicated to me that the red team succeeded in signing with some of my youth team mates like Abu Al-Majd Mustafa and Ahmed Abu Muslim, and then he offered me to sign for 5 years for 50 thousand pounds in the season.”
And he added: “But I returned to the head of the arsenal and told him that my desire is to move to Zamalek and that I will not sign for Al-Ahly, then I missed the arsenal training and traveled to my country because of my desire to agree to my departure for Zamalek.”
He continued: “While I was absent from the exercises, Abu Trika came with the arsenal coach in order to convince me to return, and informed them of my desire to leave Zamalek.”
He continued: “Abu Trika was the captain of the arsenal at the time, and Janabi stood a lot in my childhood.”
He concluded: “In the end, I left for the Zamalek team for 950,000 pounds after Mortada Mansour and Hani concluded the deal with the arsenal.”