Tasnim – DOHA, Esteghlal defensive midfielder Omid Ebrahimi has joined Qatari football club Al Ahli.
Al Ahli SC, also known as Al Ahli Doha, has signed the Iranian player on a one-year contract.
Omid Ebrahimi was discovered by Amir Ghalenoei in 2011. He started his career in Esteghlal Dargahan. He joined Sepahan in 2010 after spending the previous season at Shahrdari Bandar Abbas in the Azadegan League.
Ebrahimi’s first competitive appearance came in the Iran Pro League match against Rah Ahan on 27 July 2010, where he played the full 90 minutes.
On 10 June 2014, Ebrahimi signed a two-year contract with Esteghlal. He spent an excellent career in Blues of the Capital and was selected as the best midfielder of Persian Gulf Pro League in 2015–16 and 2016–17 seasons.
Ebrahimi played against Morocco, Spain and Portugal in Group B of the 2018 World Cup.
Esteghlal has negotiated with Sepahan midfielder Ali Karimi as a replacement for Ebrahimi.