One of Morocco’s rising stars of football, Bencharki played for Wydad Casablanca and Maghreb AS before transferring to a Saudi team in 2018.
Rabat – Moroccan football player Achraf Bencharki has joined Egyptian football club Al Zamalek Sporting Club.
President of the Egyptian football club Mortada Mansour announced on Monday; July 15, that Bencharki signed a three-year contract with Al Zamalek.
Bencharki will arrive in Egypt on Thursday, July 18.
The 24-year-old football player made headlines in 2018 with his impressive performance in African Nations Championship (CHAN). The championship took place in Morocco from January 13 to February 4.
The rising football star played with Morocco’s Atlas Lions, who won the 2018 tournament.
Before joining Al Zamalek, the Moroccan football player played for different international teams, including Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal, and France’s RC Lens.
At the national level, the football player played for Wydad Casablanca (WAC), and Maghreb AS.
Last year, Bencherki’s transfer to the Saudi club from WAC made headlines and sparked a heated debate. Some supported the young player’s move, while others advised him to turn down the Saudi offer.
The football star also played for Fez’ Maghreb AS (MAS).