Zizo, a native of Egypt, has over 20 years of professional experience. He began playing for the Junior Team of the Tanta Club, Cairo (one of the largest agricultural/industrial cities in the Nile Delta of Egypt). He led the junior soccer league with the highest number of goals during the years 1985-1993. In 1986, at the age of 16, he played for the National Egyptian Junior Team at the World Championship in Australia.
At the age of 19, he advanced to the 1st Team in the Premier Division and played center forward at the front offensive line. In 1990, Zizo played on the Egyptian National Team in Italy. He was picked up to play for El Ahly Club (the famous, popular, and strong 1st Division Team of Cairo, Egypt) and played with the Trenton Soccer Team, 2nd Division, Paris, France. During his career as center forward, he was recognized and identified as one of the best players in Egypt by the Egyptian Football (Soccer) Association, the Egyptian Olympic Committee, the Egyptian Federation for Soccer (Province of Gharbia-Tanta City) and by several private and federal athletic organizations. He now lives and teaches children how to play in East Windsor, New Jersey.