The thirty-seven-year-old wrote on his official account on Instagram: “The great Al-Ahly fans, praise be to God, who gave me more than I wished for. It is the most difficult moment for me in my life as a football player in the greatest club in the universe, Al-Ahly Club, to choose the time when I stop playing my beloved football.” Football and I stop defending as a player for the colors of our great club, the champion of the Horn of Africa.”
He continued, “I hope that the great Al-Ahly fans will remember me throughout history, and God knows that from the first moment I joined the club, I made a vow and a promise to myself that I would do everything to serve our great club. Today, after I participated with my colleagues in winning the third world historical medal (Bronze World Cup bronze). clubs), I announce that the end of this season will be my last as a footballer.
He concluded: “Thank you to the management of Al-Ahly club headed by Captain Mahmoud Al-Khatib and all the former officials. Thank you to the current technical staff and everyone who trained under their umbrella. Thank you to my current and former colleagues. Thank you to the great audience who supported me. You were my first supporter.”
Suleiman started his career with El-Gouna Club, then moved to Petrojet and Al-Ahly Jeddah, before returning to Petrojet and then Enppi, and from there to Al-Ahly to start a 10-season journey of achievements with the Red Castle, during which he won the African Champions League in 2012, 2013, 2020, 2021 and the African Confederation Cup (2014). ), the 2013, 2014, 2020 and 2021 African Super Cup, and the 2020 and 2021 Club World Cup bronze.
Locally, he won the League Championship 5 times in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and the Cup twice (2017 and 2019), and the Super Cup 3 times.
Walid Suleiman participated with Al-Ahly in 237 matches in various competitions, during which he scored 56 goals and assisted 45 assists.
He wore the national team shirt in only 19 international matches, and participated for the first time in the Arab Games in 2007 and won the gold medal with the Pharaohs.