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Egypt’s Kahraba ambitious to play for top European clubs

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Football star Mahmoud Abdel-Moneim, better known by his nickname 'Kahraba' announces his ambitions to join higher ranking European teams next season.

"I hope to score my goals as soon as possible as I am eager to win a title with Luzern then join a top league," Kahraba was quoted as saying by Swiss newspaper Blick on Sunday as reported by Egyptian daily al-Ahram Online.

Kahraba left Egyptian club ENPPI in 2011 after winning the country’s league cup to join Luzern FC in Switzerland.

Egypt’s 19-year-old winger signed his one-year contract with the Swiss team in August 2013 to be the third Egyptian player in the Swiss Super League along with Mohamed Salah and Mohamed al-Nenny who play for Basel.

Luzern is currently coming in second of the Swiss league with 22 points, three points after the leader Basel.

Kahraba was part of the 22 players that went to Ghana in October to defend Egypt's place for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

His nickname 'Kahraba' which stands for “electricity” in Arabic, which fans says fits his lively performance during matches.