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Mohamed Shawky

Mohamed Shawky

Egyptian footballer
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro Egyptian footballer
Countries Egypt
Occupations Association football player
Gender male
Birth 15 October 1981 (Port Said)
The details

Mohamed Ali Abu El Yazid Shawky (Arabic: محمد شوقي‎‎, born 15 October 1981) is an Egyptian footballer. He plays the Defensive midfielder position for Egyptian side Arab Contractors and former Egypt's national football team. He played every minute of Egypt’s 2006 Africa Cup of Nations campaign.


Born in Port Said, Shawky began his playing career with Al-Masry before joining Al-Ahly, where he became famous for his strong shots.

He joined Middlesbrough on 31 August 2007 for £650,000 and signed a three-year contract. He made his Boro debut against Tottenham Hotspur on 26 September 2007 in the 3rd round of the 2007–08 League Cup. Shawky played the first half, with the match ending in a 2–0 win for Tottenham.

Hampered by injuries during his first season, Shawky played central midfield in Middlesbrough's opening premier league game of the 2008–2009 season against Tottenham Hotspur which Middlesbrough won 2–1. On 8 January 2010, Shawky signed a 2 1⁄2-year contract with Kayserispor. In June 2010, he and the club ended the contract by mutual consent, allowing Shawky to return to Egypt, joining Al-Ahly. After 2 good seasons with Ahly, he put in a transfer request to leave Ahly in July 2012.He joined Malaysian Super League club Kelantan in 2014.He was released by the club after the season ended. He joined Arab Contractors Sporting Club in 2015 that played in Egyptian Premier League

International career

During the 2009 Confederations Cup, he scored against Brazil in Egypt's opening game.


National Team
  • FIFA U-20 World Cup: Bronze Medal 2001
  • African Cup of Nations: 2006, 2008
  • FIFA Club World Cup: Bronze Medal 2006
  • CAF Champions League: 2005, 2006
  • CAF Super Cup: 2006, 2007
  • Egyptian Premier League: 2004–05, 2005–06, 2006–07
  • Egypt Cup: 2005–06, 2006–07
  • Egyptian Super Cup: 2005, 2006, 2007

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