Tweeters circulated via social media platform X a photo of Egyptian player Ahmed Hijazi, defender of Etihad Club, after arriving in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia, in preparation for his move to Neom team.

NEOM plays in the Saudi top flight “Yello League”, and the team aims to conclude a high-calibre deal this summer; To move up for the first time in its history to the Saudi Professional League “Roshin League”, during next season.

NEOM enjoys considerable investment support in Saudi Arabia, and at the economic level it seems to have become a difficult sporting number; He made qualitative signings after rising to the Yellow League, similar to Brazilian star Romarinho.
The Federation had decided not to continue Ahmed Hijazi during the coming period; The club wants to sift into the team, after the “Dean” lost all tournaments last season 2023-24.

The ranking of the federal team fell last season to fifth place in the Saudi League League, which achieved its title in 2022-23.
Ahmed Hijazi’s numbers with the Federation
Hijazi (33 years old) joined the Etihad from the ranks of West Brom in the summer of 2020, for a season on loan, and then joined the Saudi club once and for all after appearing in a distinct manner.

In general, the Egyptian international made 101 appearances for the Tigers, during which he scored 12 goals and created two, contributing significantly to the team’s crowning Saudi Professional League title in the 2022-23 season, for the first time since 2009.

The Egyptian player’s contract with Etihad Club extends until June 2026, with a current market value of 2 million euros, based on the data of the global Transfair Market website.

During his career, the player won both the league and the Saudi Super Cup with the Federation, and internationally, Hijazi had 88 games accompanied by the Egyptian team, during which he scored two goals and provided 4 assists.

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