El Gouna club announced the signing of Ethiopia national team star Shimelis Bekele, in a free transfer deal.
Shimilis Beckley’s contract expired with Misr El-Makassa at the end of the season, after which he moved to El-Gouna.
🚨🚨| We welcome the Ethiopian legend and one of the best Egyptian league professionals in the last ten years, Shimils Beckley!
One of the best foreigners to have played in the Egyptian Premier League joins El Gouna FC! We are proud to announce the signing of Ethiopian legend Shemeles Bekele! pic.twitter.com/jXQQTWQ2WZ
— El Gouna FC (@GounaFC) September 3, 2021
The 30-year-old participated with Misr El-Makassa in 26 matches last season. He scored 11 goals and assisted three others.
The experience is the third for Beckley in the Egyptian League, after he arrived in Egypt in 2014 with the Petrojet team, and then moved to Egypt for clearing in 2019.
Beckley has 34 caps for the Ethiopian national team. He scored 7 goals.