Mounir El Kajoui

by John Von 13 Jun,2018
Mounir El Kajoui

Munir Mohand Mohamedi El Kajoui or famously known as Mounir El Kajoui is a Spanish born Moroccan professional football player who plays as a goalkeeper for the Morrocan national football team and  Spanish professional football club, CD Numancia.

Besides playing for CD Numancia, he has also played for Spanish football clubs such as Almeria and Melilla. He made his full international debut for Morrocco in 2015 and played at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon.

Mounir El Kajoui’s Early Life

Mounir El Kajoui is of Spanish/Moroccan nationality having a Morroco background. He was born on May 10, 1989, in a Spanish coastal city of  Melilla, Spain and was highly interested in playing football since his early childhood days.

He started his junior playing career with Spanish local youth football clubs such as Goyu Ryu and Ceuta.

Mounir El Kajoui’s Net worth and Salary

His annual salary is around € 72,000 with a weekly salary of € 6,000 which he earns from playing for his current club, CD Numancia and has a net worth in the range of € 400,000 as of May 2018.

Looking at his professional football career, his estimated market value is reported to be around £360,000.

Mounir El Kajoui’s Career

After playing for the junior team of Ceuta, he joined the reserve teams of Ceuta in 2008 and later on went to play for fellow Spanish regional football club, Almeria in 2009 in their reserve team.

After playing for the reserve team of  Melilla reserve team, he joined the main team in 2010.

Munir was mostly a backup goalkeeper to fellow Melilla goalkeeper Pedro Dorronsoro for a couple of seasons before becoming a regular starter for the club.

He played for Melilla for over 70 matches and later on signed with the Spanish Segunda Division team, CD Numancia with whom he signed a two-year contract deal with the club in 2014.

Munir made his debut against CD Leganes and saved two crucial penalties during the shootout on 11 September 2014.

He made his debut at the second tier against UD  Las Palmas played on 19 October 2014 and was later promoted to first lead goalkeeper by replacing  Biel Ribas.

Mounir El Kajoui’s International Career

He made his professional international debut for Morroco in 2015  after he changed his allegiance to play for Morroco instead of  Spain.

Munir made his international debut against Uruguay in March 2015 and was in the team that played at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations at Gabon.

He has played 27 matches for Morroco since making his debut in 2015 and is in the 23 Moroccan football team for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. He will start in the World Cup alongside players like Romain SaissNabil Dirar, Achraf Hakimi, Hamza Mendyl, and Amine Harit

Mounir El Kajoui’s  Personal Life

Currently 29, the Morrocan goalkeeper stands at an impressive height of 6 feet 3 inches tall.

Talking about his personal life, there is no rumors and information about his past or present relationship.

As per our record, he is possibly single and still unmarried.

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