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Bassem Morsy
Personal information
Date of birth (1992-01-01) 1 January 1992 (age 32)
Place of birth Tanta, Gharbia, Egypt
Height 1.80 m
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current club Ismaily
Youth career
Othmason Tanta
–2009 Al Mokawloon
2009–2012 Petrojet
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2013 Petrojet 13 (4)
2013–2014 El Entag El Harby 15 (9)
2014–2019 Zamalek 99 (35)
2018 AEL (loan) 4 (0)
2019 → Smouha (loan) 6 (0)
2019–2021 El Entag El Harby 32 (10)
2021 El Makkasa 24 (10)
2021–2022 Ceramica Cleopatra 33 (4)
2022– Ismaily 14 (1)
2023 → National Bank of Egypt (loan) 12 (0)
National team
2014–2016 Egypt 10 (7)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 June 2023.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 November 2016

Bassem Morsy el-Qotb Abdallah (Arabic: باسم مرسي القطب عبد الله; born 1 January 1992) is an Egyptian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Ismaily. And he owns a football academy called "Bassem Morsy Academy".

Club career

Petrojet

Morsy played with Petrojet for 4 years scoring 4 goals in 13 matches. Petrojet manager then, Mokhtar Mokhtar, ended his contract with Petrojet stating that Basem became more obsessed with his looks than playing football.

El Entag El Harby

Morsy signed with the military club El Entag El Harby in 2013 where he became the star of the club. Although he scored nine goals in the league, he did not succeed of avoiding relegation to the Egyptian Second Division at the end of the season.

Zamalek

On 2 July 2014, Morsy signed for Egyptian giants Zamalek from El Entag El Harby. On 25 October 2014, Morsy scored his first goal for Zamalek against Smouha in the Egyptian Premier League. Morsy scored his first hat-trick with Zamalek on 15 July 2015 against Al Nasr. He succeeded in winning the Egyptian Premier League with Zamalek on his first season. He finished the season as the club top goalscorer with 18 goals and second goalscorer in the league after the top goalscorer Hossam Salama. Morsy succeeded in winning Egypt Cup with Zamalek after he scored two goals against Zamalek rival Al Ahly in the final and he repeated it again and scored another two goals against Al Ahly and won the cup again for Zamalek in the next season.

Career statistics

As of 23 June 2023

Club Season League League Cup Continental Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Petrojet 2012–13 Egyptian Premier League 13 4 2 0 15 4
El Entag El Harby 2012–13 0 0 1 0 1 0
2013–14 15 9 2 1 17 10
Total 15 9 3 1 18 10
Zamalek 2014–15 Egyptian Premier League 31 18 5 2 36 20
2015–16 27 7 5 5 11 4 1 0 44 16
2016–17 24 7 3 1 7 3 1 0 35 11
2017–18 17 3 4 0 1 0 22 3
Total 99 35 17 8 19 7 2 0 137 50
AEL (loan) 2018–19 Super League Greece 4 0 1 0 5 0
Smouha (loan) 2018–19 Egyptian Premier League 6 0 0 0 6 0
El Entag El Harby 2019–20 24 8 0 0 24 8
2020–21 8 2 0 0 8 2
Total 32 10 0 0 32 10
El Makkasa 2020–21 Egyptian Premier League 24 10 2 1 26 11
Ceramica Cleopatra 2021–22 33 4 0 0 3 1 36 5
Ismaily 2022–23 14 1 0 0 14 1
National Bank of Egypt (loan) 2022–23 12 0 2 0 14 0
Career total 252 73 27 10 19 7 5 1 303 91

International career

Morsy has been called up for Egypt for the first time in 2015 for a friendly match against Jamaica. On 4 June 2014, Morsy made his debut against Jamaica as a substitute and managed to score his first international goal to make it 2–2. He celebrated his goal by pointing out to his shirt number 15, and drawing a heart in the air, dedicating the goal to his injured teammate Gedo, who missed the match due to a severe injury, used to celebrate the same way, and used to wear the same shirt.

International statistics

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Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
Egypt 2014 1 1
2015 5 5
2016 4 1
2017 0 0
2018 0 0
2019 0 0
Total 10 7

International goals

Egypt score listed first, score column indicates score after each Morsy goal.
International goals by date, venue, cap, opponent, score, result and competition
No. Date Venue Cap Opponent Score Result Competition Ref
1 4 June 2014 Brisbane Road, London, England 1  Jamaica 2–2 2–2 Friendly
2 26 March 2015 Petro Sport Stadium, Cairo, Egypt 2  Equatorial Guinea 1–0 2–0 Friendly
3 14 June 2015 Borg El Arab Stadium, Alexandria, Egypt 3  Tanzania 2–0 3–0 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
4 6 September 2015 Stade Omnisports Idriss Mahamat Ouya, N'Djamena, Chad 4  Chad 1–0 5–1 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
5 2–0
6 5–1
7 29 January 2016 Aswan Stadium, Aswan, Egypt 7  Libya 2–0 2–0 Friendly

Honours

Club

Zamalek
Individual
  • Egypt Cup Top goalscorer: 2015–16
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