Tunisian Hamza signs contract with Al Ahli


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QNB Stars League side Al Ahli replaced Colombian striker Christian Nazaret with Tunisian Hamza Younes. The tall forward signed the deal for one-and-a-half seasons in the presence of Football Head Abdullah Mustafa.

The signing followed his successful medical at Qatar’s orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital Aspetar. Hamza will be a value addition to The Brigadiers’ frontline, also consisting of Qatar international Meshaal Abdullah and Tunisian attacking midfielder Yassine Chikhaoui.

The 31-year-old last played for Turkish club BB Erzurumspor. He started his senior career with top Tunisian side Sfaxien where he had a long stint, scoring 46 goals from 135 matches.

Hamza is Al Ahli’s second signing in the January transfer window, after Yemeni defender Mohamed Fouad who was recruited till the end of this  season.

Al Ahli, who drew 1-1 with Umm Salal last week to be placed seventh with 16 points, will take on leaders Al Duhail in Week 15 of the QNB Stars League on Friday, 2nd February.