Former Socceroo returns home.

Former Socceroo and Premier League star returns home to Parramatta FC.

Former Parramatta FC junior, Ahmad Elrich, has returned to his junior club to spear head the clubs National Premier League campaign.

After a successful professional career which has included 17 Socceroo caps and over 150 professional matches in the Premier League, A-League and Asia, Elrich will wear the number 21 jersey in the famous Parramatta FC colours.

 “I was born just down the road from Melita Stadium and I am looking forward to walking out of the home dressing room again at this famous football field”, said Elrich after signing with the club.

 “As a Parramatta FC junior I always hoped to play again for the club and this opportunity was too good to pass up”. “Being able to play again with Jason Trifiro, work with coach Leo Carle and this great squad of players really excites me”, Elrich added. 

Ahmad Elrich will make his Parramatta FC return this Sunday at 7pm at Melita Stadium in the NPL2 clash with the North Shore Mariners.

Playing Career                                                                                   




Parramatta FC


Parramatta Power (NSL)


Busan I’cons

2005 – 2007


2007 – 2008

Wellington Phoenix

2008 – 2010

Central Coast Mariners


Rydalmere Lions

National Team



Australia u20
2004 Australia u23
2004-2006 Australia Socceroo's (17 caps)