Mohamed Aboutrika

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Mohamed Aboutrika
2010-abotrika.jpg
Aboutrika in 2010
Personal information
Full name Mohamed Mohamed Mohamed Aboutrika
Date of birth (1978-11-07) 7 November 1978 (age 40)
Place of birth Nahia, Giza, Egypt
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Playing position Attacking midfielder / Forward
Youth career
1990–1997 Tersana
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–2003 Tersana 34 (27)
2004–2014 Al-Ahly 161 (78)
2013Baniyas (loan) 14 (5)
Total 209 (110)
National team
2012 Egypt U23 4 (2)
2001–2013 Egypt 105 (38)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:00, 14 February 2013 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:00, 19 November 2013 (UTC)

Mohamed Aboutrika (Arabic: محمد محمد محمد أبو تريكة‎; born 7 November 1978) is a retired Egyptian footballer. He was a second striker and attacking midfielder for two teams in Egypt, Tersana and El Ahly. He played for Baniyas in the United Arab Emirates.

Aboutrika came second in the "African Footballer of the Year" award in 2008. He was one of five nominees for the 2006 award, and one of ten nominees in 2013 for the award.[2]

Personal life[change | change source]

Aboutrika graduated from Cairo University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy.[3] He is married and has children named Ahmed, Seif, and Roqaya.

Career statistics[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

As of match played 14 December 2013
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup1 Continental2 Other3 Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Al Ahly 2003–04 Egyptian Premier League 13 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 11
2004–05 Egyptian Premier League 26 9 0 0 13 3 0 0 39 12
2005–06 Egyptian Premier League 21 18 0 0 11 8 3 0 35 26
2006–07 Egyptian Premier League 15 7 0 0 11 4 3 3 29 14
2007–08 Egyptian Premier League 19 5 0 0 10 3 0 0 29 8
2008–09 Egyptian Premier League 22 10 0 0 4 0 3 0 29 10
2009–10 Egyptian Premier League 15 6 5 2 11 1 1 0 32 9
2010–11 Egyptian Premier League 17 8 2 0 8 1 1 1 28 10
2011–12 Egyptian Premier League 13 4 0 0 10 6 0 0 23 10
2012–13 Egyptian Premier League 0 0 0 0 10 5 3 1 13 6
2013–14 Egyptian Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Career total 161 78 7 2 88 31 15 5 271 116

1Includes appearances in the Egypt Cup 2Includes appearances in the CAF Champions League 3Includes appearances in the Championship Playoff, Egyptian Super Cup, CAF Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup

International[change | change source]

As of match played 19 November 2013
National team Year Apps Goals
Egypt 2001 1 0
2002 0 0
2003 0 0
2004 9 5
2005 14 2
2006 10 3
2007 4 0
2008 11 8
2009 11 6
2010 6 1
2011 6 1
2012 13 7
2013 9 5
Total 105 38

International goals[change | change source]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 31 March 2004 Arab Contractors Stadium, Cairo, Egypt  Trinidad and Tobago 1–0 2–1 Friendly
2. 24 May 2004 Cairo Military Academy Stadium, Cairo, Egypt  Zimbabwe 2–0 2–0 Friendly
3. 6 June 2004 Khartoum Stadium, Khartoum, Sudan  Sudan 2–0 3–0 2006 FIFA World Cup qualifier
4. 20 June 2004 Alexandria Stadium, Alexandria, Egypt  Ivory Coast 1–1 1–2 2006 FIFA World Cup qualifier
5. 4 July 2004 Stade de l'Amitié, Cotonou, Benin  Benin 2–3 3–3 2006 FIFA World Cup qualifier
6. 29 July 2005 Stade de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland  Qatar 1–0 5–0 Friendly
7. 4–0
8. 20 January 2006 Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt  Libya 2–0 3–0 2006 Africa Cup of Nations
9. 28 January 2006 Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt  Ivory Coast 2–1 3–1 2006 Africa Cup of Nations
10. 2 September 2006 Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt  Burundi 3–0 4–1 2008 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
11. 26 January 2008 Baba Yara Stadium, Kumasi, Ghana  Sudan 2–0 3–0 2008 Africa Cup of Nations
12. 3–0
13. 7 February 2008 Baba Yara Stadium, Kumasi, Ghana  Ivory Coast 4–1 4–1 2008 Africa Cup of Nations
14. 10 February 2008 Accra Sports Stadium, Accra, Ghana  Cameroon 1–0 1–0 2008 Africa Cup of Nations Final
15. 7 September 2008 Stade des Martyrs, Kinshasa, Congo DR  DR Congo 1–0 1–0 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifier
16. 12 October 2008 Cairo Military Academy Stadium, Cairo, Egypt  Djibouti 3–0 4–0 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifier
17. 19 November 2008 Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt  Benin 4–0 5–1 Friendly
18. 5–0
19. 30 May 2009 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman  Oman 1–0 1–0 Friendly
20. 7 June 2009 Stade Mustapha Tchaker, Blida, Algeria  Algeria 1–3 1–3 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifier
21. 5 July 2009 Cairo Military Academy Stadium, Cairo, Egypt  Rwanda 1–0 3–0 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifier
22. 3–0
23. 2 October 2009 Petro Sport Stadium, Cairo, Egypt  Mauritius 1–0 4–0 Friendly
24. 3–0
25. 11 August 2010 Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt  DR Congo 3–2 6–3 Friendly
26. 5 January 2011 Arab Contractors Stadium, Cairo, Egypt  Tanzania 2–0 5–1 2011 Nile Basin Tournament
27. 29 March 2012 Khartoum Stadium, Khartoum, Sudan  Uganda 2–0 2–1 Friendly
28. 12 April 2012 Al-Maktoum Stadium, Dubai, UAE  Nigeria 2–1 3–2 Friendly
29. 20 May 2012 Al Merreikh Stadium, Omdurman, Sudan  Cameroon 2–1 2–1 Friendly
30. 10 June 2012 Stade du 28 Septembre, Conakry, Guinea  Guinea 1–1 3–2 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier
31. 2–1
32. 12 October 2012 Khalid Bin Mohammed Stadium, Sharjah, UAE  Congo 1–0 3–0 Friendly
33. 3–0
34. 14 January 2013 Zayed Sports City Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE  Ivory Coast 1–0 2–4 Friendly
35. 26 March 2013 Borg El Arab Stadium, Cairo, Egypt  Zimbabwe 2–1 2–1 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier
36. 9 June 2013 National Sports Stadium, Harare, Zimbabwe  Zimbabwe 1–0 4–2 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier
37. 10 September 2013 El Gouna Stadium, Hurghada, Egypt  Guinea 2–1 4–2 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier
38. 15 October 2013 Baba Yara Stadium, Kumasi, Ghana  Ghana 1–2 1–6 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier

Egypt U-23

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 26 July 2012 Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, United Kingdom  Brazil 1–3 2–3 2012 Summer Olympics
2. 1 August 2012 Hampden Park, Glasgow, United Kingdom  Belarus 3–0 3–1 2012 Summer Olympics

Honours and achievements[change | change source]

Al Ahly
  • Egyptian Premier League: 2004–05, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11
  • Egypt Cup: 2006, 2007
  • Egyptian Super Cup: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011
  • CAF Champions League: 2005, 2006, 2008, 2012, 2013
  • CAF Super Cup: 2006, 2007, 2009, 2013
Baniyas SC
  • GCC Champions League: 2012–13
Egypt

Individual[change | change source]

Awards[change | change source]

  • African Inter-Club Player of the Year: 2006, 2008, 2012, 2013
  • CAF Team of the Year: 2006, 2008, 2012, 2013
  • Africa Cup of Nations Dream Team: 2006, 2008
  • World's Most Popular Footballer: 2007,[4] 2008[5]
  • El Heddaf Arab Footballer of the Year: 2007, 2008, 2012
  • BBC African Footballer of the Year: 2008[6]
  • 2008 Africa Cup of Nations Final: Man of the Match
  • FIFA Confederations Cup Dream Team: 2009[7]
  • Goal 50: 2009,[8] 2013[9]
  • IFFHS Legends: 2016[10]

Orders[change | change source]

  • Order of the Republic (Egypt)

Performances[change | change source]

Records[change | change source]

Africa[change | change source]

  • Most Africa Based Player of the Year: 2006, 2008, 2012–13[12][13]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Player Profile". footballdatabase.et. Retrieved 16 December 2013.
  2. "BBC Sport – Four Nigerians on Caf awards list". BBC.com. Retrieved 2013-12-05.
  3. Marcotti, Gabriele (15 June 2009). "Mohamed Abotreka shows he belongs in highest company". London: Times Online. Retrieved 2009-06-16.
  4. "Mohamed Aboutreika of Egypt is the most popular player!". IFFHS.
  5. "Mohamed Aboutreika is the most popular player!" (in Arabic). Filgoal.com.
  6. "Abotreka triumphs in BBC poll". BBC. 16 January 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-16.
  7. "Users pick Top 11". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 30 June 2009. Retrieved 30 June 2009.
  8. "GOAL50 – 45. Mohamed Aboutrika". Goal.COM.
  9. "GOAL50 – 29. Mohamed Aboutrika". Goal.COM.
  10. "IFFHS announce the 48 football legend players". IFFHS. 25 January 2016. Retrieved 6 October 2017.
  11. "2014 World Cup Qualifying – Africa Stats: Top Goal scores – 2013". espnfc.com/. 19 November 2013. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  12. "Toure wins his second African Player of the Year". CAF. Retrieved 2012-12-21.
  13. "Winners of Glo-CAF Awards 2006". CAF. Archived from the original on 3 March 2007. Retrieved 2007-01-03.

Other websites[change | change source]