HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on loan from Wadi Degla FC for one year with a club option to buy.
PRONUNCIATION: AHM-roh TAHR-eck
Tarek was born in Los Angeles but moved to Egypt when he was young. He cuts a big frame at 6-foot-2 and has played at left back for the majority of his career, but he can also slot in at center back.
INTERNATIONAL: Tarek has made one appearance for the Egyptian Under-20 squad in 2011. He is eligible to play for both Egypt and the United States.
OUTSIDE MLS: Tarek started his career playing with various reserve sides in Germany before moving on to El Gouna in Egypt. There he carved out a regular spot before being signed by Real Betis in July 2015. Made 11 appearances in the Egyptian Premier League in 2017-18. Made 25 appearances across all competitions in 2016-17 for Enppi Club.