Pharaohs XI founder Hosam El-Aker has been passionately covering Egyptian football since the 1990s.
He’s written for a number of online portals, including Bleacher Report, KingFut, InternetSoccer (now TEAMtalk), EgyptianSoccer.com, Arabia.com, GoPharaohs.com, eHow, Demand Media Studios, and more.
He also founded and managed the official website of former Egyptian international striker Ahmed Hossam “Mido” (Mido-Online.com) from 2001 to 2005.
Hosam played goalkeeper and striker for his high school and junior college teams and graduated from West Virginia University with a B.Sc. in Journalism.