Al-Ahly SC President Mahmoud al-Khatib is set to undergo a surgery to remove a spinal cord tumor during the coming few hours in Germany.
Captain Mahmoud Khatib underwent many tests and carried out new radiations،during the recent period after which the Korean doctor recognized his need for surgery.
Al Ahly legend Mahmoud El-Khatib has been elected in December as the Red Castle’s president on Thursday after beating Mahmoud Taher.
Al-Khatib، 62، was one of the all-time best Al-Ahly and Egyptian players and used to serve as vice-president of the Cairo giants under the leadership of the club’s former president Hassan Hamdy until 2014.
Al-Khatib was voted the Arab Sportsman of the 20th Century and is the only Egyptian to win the African Player of the Year awarded at the time by French magazine France Football in 1983.