Player Details


Ali Ahmed




5' 11"


154 lbs

Date of Birth

10.10.2000 (22)



Position Detail


Preferred Side


Roster Category

Supplemental Slots 21-24
Career Summary

A technical player with offensive and defensive qualities as well as potential for growth, Ali Ahmed joined Whitecaps FC in November 2022 after spending the year with the club's MLS NEXT Pro side Whitecaps FC 2 (WFC2).

Ahmed agreed to an MLS contract through 2025, with a club option for 2026.


'22: Ahmed signed with the ‘Caps MLS NEXT Pro side Whitecaps FC 2 (WFC2) in March 2022, recording a team-leading five assists as well as 21 successful dribbles across 14 starts and 15 appearances. Primarily deployed as a wingback, Ahmed missed two months of the season due to a knee injury, making his return on July 24 at Colorado Rapids 2 and recording an assist on WFC2’s second goal. Ahmed also led the team in tackles (39), was second in key passes (17), third in duels (41) and fourth in interceptions (26). For his efforts, Ahmed was named the WFC2 Player of the Year, selected for the award by his teammates and WFC2 staff. In addition, Ahmed received two MLS short-term call-ups to the first team, making substitute appearances at Austin FC on April 23 and against Houston Dynamo FC on August 5. He also spent the 2022 preseason camp with the first team in California, making one start in four appearances. Prior to signing with WFC2 last March, the native of Toronto, Ontario first joined the club as a member of the Whitecaps FC Development Squad in 2020. Before arriving in Vancouver, Ahmed previously had tryouts with Toronto FC, as well as clubs in Portugal, Spain, England, and the Netherlands.