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Egyptian footballer Mahmoud Hamad who plays his club football for Al Masry in Egypt’s top tier has been arrested for attempting to murder a wrestler coach by the name Badran Magdy.

The Player is said to be held in police custody for four days as they wait for the outcome of the investigations over the incident.

According to reports, the midfielder was arrested on Tuesday after stabbing Magdy in a brawl fight near his residence.

Hamad has made 7 appearances for Al Masry this season before the football suspension making it 26 appearances in total for the club since joining them in 2018.

He was an important member of the Egypt’s U20 squad that won the 2013 AFCON in Algeria.

Hamad has previously played for EL Gaish, Arab Contractors and Ismaily.