Abubeker Nassir Ahmed is an Ethiopian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Mamelodi Sundowns in the Premier Soccer League and the Ethiopia national team.

He previously played for Ethiopian Coffee S.C. in the Ethiopian Premier League.


The Ethiopian striker was born on the 23rd of February 2000. As of 2023, Abubeker Nasir is 23 years old.

Club career

Nassir left his first club Harar City in 2016 (2009 E.C.) to join perennial powerhouse Ethiopian Coffee. Nassir initially played with the club’s B team before quickly working his way into the senior team.

In 2020, Nassir signed a contract extension with Ethiopian Coffee that would keep him at the club until 2025.

In 2021, Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns of the DStv Premiership reportedly stepped up the chase for Ethiopian wonderkid Abubeker Nassir.

Furthermore, both Chiefs and Sundowns were not the only teams interested in Nassir as clubs from Algeria and Egypt are also keeping an eye on him.

According to KickOff, Coffee had already turned down offers from Tanzanian outfit AZAM after they had tabled concrete offers for the striker.

The publication reports that Nassir also had offers in Georgia and in lower divisions of Spanish football.


The Abubeker Nassir salary at Mamelodi Sundowns is estimated to be R290 000 per month in 2023.

Well, it is not a secret that the Ethiopian striker is a top player who is highly rated in Ethiopia and has made immediate impact at the Chloorkop based side.

Unfortunately, the injuries have been keeping the player off the field most of the time this season, however, the likes of Cassius Mailula and Peter Shalulile have stepped up in the absence of Abubeker Nasir.


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