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Ali Kaf

Full name: Ali Mohamed El-Sayed El-Kaf
Original name: على محمد السيد الكاف
Gender: Male
Born: April 10, 1908 in Beni Suef, Beni Suef, Egypt
Died: 1979
Affiliations: Zamalek, Al-Jizah (EGY)
Country: EGY Egypt
Sport: Football


Ali El-Kaf made his debut in the Al-Ahly club, before joining Al-Sekka Al-Hadid, another Cairo based club, in 1923. Until 1929 he played as right back for the Arsenal Sporting Club Cairo, at which point he was asked to join El-Mokhtalat SC (since 1952 Al-Zamalek SC). His first game was against his old team from Al-Ahly, which he lost 2-1. He became one of the best known defenders in Egypt and played for the national squad in their only game during the 1934 World Cup in Italy, when they lost 4-2 to Hungary, as well as their two qualifiers against Palestine. He was active with the club until 1942 and later took up coaching.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Football Men's Football Egypt EGY 9T

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Football Egypt EGY Final Standings 9T 1936-08-03 0 0 0
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Football Egypt EGY Round One Match #6 2 1936-08-05 AUT 3, EGY 1 0
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