Mohamed Yousry Morshed
Sunday 3 October 2021
For 8 years, Konyaspor striker Ahmed Hassan “Koka” was a permanent guest in the list of Egypt’s national team, even if he rarely appeared in the Faraa shirt, but he was a semi-permanent option on the list for most coaches.
Since the American Bob Bradley called up Kuka in August 2013 and officially participated for the first time with the Egyptian national team on the 14th of the same month against Uganda in a friendly, the striker has become a permanent choice for most coaches for the national team, despite that, he played only 26 games, in which he scored 5 goals over 8 years.
Coca has a great biography in Europe that surpasses all his peers in the same position in the national team, where the former Al-Ahly youth enters his tenth year in professionalism in the old continent by being with Konyaspor of Turkey after his start with the Portuguese youth of Rio Ave season 2011-2012 after leaving his club’s youth Mother towards Portugal.
Coca – 28 years old – stands at the threshold of the Hundred Club, where the striker scored with 4 different clubs: Rio Ave, Sporting Braga, Portugal, Olympiacos of Greece and Konyaspor of Turkey. Queiroz, coach of the Egyptian national team.
Coca attracted with his performance with Rio Ave after scoring 32 goals and making 4 goals, not only for the Egyptian team, but for the Portuguese giant Benfica, and he signed a contract with him in 2015, but because of a heart defect that the Egyptian star was born with, the transfer process failed during the signing of the medical examination, so Kuka went to Sporting Braga after undergoing surgery Simple in the heart also prevented him from joining the Swiss Basel and Fiorentina Italian.
Coca continued to shine with Sporting Braga and scored 25 goals and assisted 15 goals and won the cup championship with him in the 2015-2016 season, to move after his Portuguese experience on loan to Olympiacos of Greece and then stay with the team with the purchase of his contract to present in Greece his best periods and win with the team two league championships and a cup championship and score With 38 goals and 7 assists in 95 games, this is his best average.
Coca continued to score goals in the European League with his Greek club, which he started with Sporting Braga, where he scored 9 goals and assisted 2 in 39 matches he played, becoming the Egyptian with the most scoring in the second European championship at the club level after his number as the Egyptian player with the most records in the Portuguese League from Among the 12 Egyptians who played in the Portuguese, they are led by Abdel Sattar Sabri, the Benfica star, Mahmoud Abdel Razek Shikabala, who played for Sporting Lisbon, and Magdy, who played in Beramar.
This season, Koca moved to Konyaspor, Turkey, in his three European stop after Greece and Portugal, and the fourth in club level, to play 5 matches, in which he scored a goal and made another, so that Carlos Queiroz, the Portuguese coach of the national team, decided his continuation in the list of the Pharaohs after Hossam El Badry included him.