The player profile of Reda Slim, the skillful Moroccan forward

The player profile of Reda Slim, the skillful Moroccan forward

Ciku Njuguna
updated at May 25, 2024 at 4:07 PM
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Reda Slim is a forward who wears the number 12 jersey for Al Ahly in the Egyptian Premier League. After suffering a shoulder injury that took him out of active play, he recently made a comeback just in time to represent Al Alhly in the 2023/24 CAF Champions League. Dig into this article and discover who Reda Slim is, his life story, and his career highlights.

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Reda Slim is one of Al Ahly SC's foreign players. Photo by @reda7sliim. Modified by author
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At the time of this writing, Reda Slim is one of the seven foreign players on the Al Ahly squad. This article covers details of his biography, teams, stats, salary, and net worth. Scroll down to learn more about his performance in domestic and international leagues.

Reda Slim's profile summary

Full name

Reda Salim



Date of birth

October 25, 1999


24 years as of May 2024

Place of birth

Rabat, Morocco




64 kilograms (141 lbs)


176 centimetres (5'8")


Professional football player


Forward, right winger, left winger, attacking midfield




Al Ahly SC, Moroccan national football team

Active years

2011 - present

Social media pages


Reda Slim's biography

The forward was born in Rabat, Morocco, on the 25th of October, 1999. The football star lives a guarded life and does not reveal facts of his private life. At the time of writing, particulars about Reda Slim family's remain unknown.

Biography facts about Reda Slim
Reda Slim is one of Morocco's fast-rising football players. Photo by @reda7sliim. Modified by author
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What is Reda Slim's age?

At the time of writing, the attacking midfielder is 24 years old. Based on his birth date, his zodiac sign is Libra.

What is Reda Slim's height?

Various sources confirm that the ElAhly player stands at five feet and eight inches (176 centimetres). The Total Football Analysis Magazine estimates his weight to be 141 lbs (64 kilograms).

Which religion does Reda Slim practise?

The attacker lives and plays in Egypt, a Muslim-majority country. Additionally, he grew up in Morocco, another Muslim-majority country in Africa. While he has not outrightly spoken about his religion, fans can assume that he is Muslim.


Salim's career began at a tender age at the Royal Army Junior Club in Rabat between 2011 and 2014. He then played and trained at the Raja Athletic Youth team. At 19, the forward had one of the highest expected goals and assists of any player in Morocco’s Botola Pro Inwi for the 2020/21 season.

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Ahly's forward, Reda Slim (L), fights for the ball during the African Football League Semi-Final match against Sundowns at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on October 29, 2023. Photo by Phill Magakoe/AFP.
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Which teams has Reda Slim played in?

Soon after leaving the Association Sportive des Forces armées Royales for two years to join the Raja Casablanca Under-19 team, he returned to his childhood team, where he stayed until July 2023. According to his Transfermarkt profile, he played for the Raja Casablanca Under-19 team between 2014 and 2017.

For two years, the right-footed player was not a regular in the reserve team. Until July 2019, when he joined Abderrahim Talib's first team in the Botola Pro Inwi, he was not recorded in any of the FAR Rabat Reserve team's squads.

At 19 years and 8 months, Slim began a four-year career in the FAR first team, where his star shone in over 100 matches. On July 30, 2023, the Moroccan footballer joined the ranks of Al Ahly's foreign players under Marcel Koller.

The former FAR Rabat player has also received four caps from the Moroccan national football team. His latest international appearance occurred during the 2020/21 CAF African Nations Championship Quarter-Finals. He received his first cap on January 31, 2021, at 21 years and 3 months.

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Al Ahly's forward, Reda Slim (R), tackles Sundowns' defender Khuliso Mudau during the African Football League match at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on October 29, 2023. Photo by Phill Magakoe/AFP. 
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Reda Slim's stats

A Total Football analysis of his 2019/20 performance revealed that Slim was among the top prospects in the Moroccan football scene. In the season, he recorded a 55.56% dribbling success rate that dropped to 51.61% in 2020/21 and 48% in the 2023/24 season. He recorded 3.24 crosses in 90 minutes (the fifteenth-highest in the league) in the 2019/20 season and 4.01 crosses per game in 2020/21.

In the 2023/24 season, the Botola player won 45% of ground and aerial duels. He won 0.9 possessions per 90 minutes and lost 9.5 per 90 minutes. Appearing in 14 matches for the Al Ahly squad in the Egyptian Premier League and the African Football League, he contributed six goals. Here is a summary of his club stats for FAR Rabat and Al Ahly SC as of May 2024.





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FAR Rabat





  • 2022/23 Egyptian Cup Winner
  • 2022/23 Moroccan Champion
  • 2020/21 Moroccan Cup Winner
  • 2020/21 African Nations Championship Winner
  • 2019/20 Moroccan Throne Cup Winner
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Reda Slim is one of Morocco's best up-and-coming footballers. Photo by @reda7sliim. Modified by author
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Frequently asked questions

In February 2024, Slim returned to active play after an injury-related absence. To his fans, his contribution during Al Ahly's upcoming clash against Esperance Tunis may bring home Al Ahly's record twelfth CAF Champions League Cup. Here are more interesting facts about the right winger.

1. How much is Reda Slim's salary?

Slim's move to Al Ahly cost the club about $2.17 million. However, the Al Ahly player's salary has not been revealed to the public.

2. Is Reda Slim on Instagram?

Unlike countless popular football players, Salim has a partially active social media presence. At the time of writing, he had about 1,916 followers on Instagram.

Final word

Reda Salim's return to active play is expected to play a positive role in the team's 2023/24 campaign. With a remarkable record at FAR Rabat and dedication to his new team, his future is set for success

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Ciku Njuguna is a journalist with 3 year’s experience in content creation based in Kenya. She currently covers sports personnel as well as team biographies.