Egypt's Kouka scores 100th goal in Europe as Konyaspor win in Turkey

Ahram Online , Sunday 23 Jan 2022

Egyptian striker Ahmed 'Kouka' Hassan reached a century of goals in European football as he powered Konyaspor to a 1-0 victory over Altay S.K. in the Turkish league on Sunday.

Ahmed Kouka
File photo of Konyaspor s Egyptian striker Ahmed Kouka (Photo: the player s official Twitter account)

The towering frontman converted a penalty eight minutes past the hour mark for his fifth goal in all competitions with Konyaspor this season.

The club lie second in the league table with 45 points, seven behind leaders Trabzonspor, who have a game in hand.

Kouka has taken his tally to 100 goals in European football since he joined the youth academy of Portugal's Rio Ave in late 2011.


He scored 38 goals with Greek side Olympiacos, 32 with Rio Ave, 25 with Portugal's Braga and five with Konysapor.

The 28-year-old joined Konyaspor from Greek giant Olympiacos on a season-long loan deal in the summer. He was left out of Egypt's squad for the ongoing African Cup of Nations in Cameroon.

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