Akram Ahmad Salman

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Akram Ahmed Salman
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Personal information
Full name Akram Ahmed Salman
Date of birth (1954-07-15) July 15, 1954 (age 60)
Place of birth Baghdad, Iraq
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1963-1970 Esalet Al-Mae ? (?)
Teams managed
1970-1974 Esalet Al-Mae
1974-1978 Al-Amana
1978-1979 Karbalaa
1980-1981 Al Jabalain
1982-1984 Al Talaba
1985-1988 Al Rasheed
1989-1992 Al-Arabi
1993-1994 Al-Shoalah
1995-1996 Al-Arabi
1996-1997 Emirates Club
1996-1997 Dibba Al-Hisn
1998-1999 Al Talaba
1999-2001 Tadamon Sour
2005-2007 Iraq
2007-2008 Arbil
2008-2009 Al-Wahdat
2009-2010 Al-Telal
2010-2011 Al-Faisaly
2011 Duhok
2011-2014 Safa
2014 Al-Nasr
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Akram Ahmed Salman (Arabic: أكرم أحمد سلمان‎; born 15 July 1954) is an Iraqi football manager.

Playing career[edit]

Akram Ahmed Salman began his career in 1963 as a player for Esalet Al-Mae, and went onto coach the team in 1970, as one of the youngest coaches in Iraq.

Academic qualifications[edit]

Coaching career[edit]

  • 1970-1978 Al-Baladiyat - Promotion to the Iraq First Division and runners-up in the Iraqi Cup.
  • 1978-1979 Karbalaa XI - Qualification to the Final Rounds of the Republic Championship
  • 1980-1981 Al Jabalain - Saudi Arabia - Champion of the First Division (Promotion to the Premier Division)
  • 1982-1984 Al Talaba Iraq league champions / Second in the Cup Championship /Winner of the Bangalore Tournament in India
  • 1985-1988 Al Rasheed League champions / Arab Club Championship 1985
  • 1989-1992 Al-Arabi - Saudi Arabia - Champion of the First Division (Promotion to the Premier Division)
  • 1993-1994 Al-Shoalah - Saudi Arabia - Second Division Champion (up to the First Division)
  • 1995-1996 Al-Arabi -Qatar - Arab Friendship Championship / Youth Championship/ Twice Cup Champions
  • 1996-1997 Emirates Club - UAE - Common League Championship (Second Division)
  • 1996-1997 Dibba Al-Hisn - UAE - Third Division Champions
  • 1998-1999 Al Talaba
  • 1999-2001 Tadamon Sour - Lebanon - 2000-2001 League Champions
  • 2005-2007 Iraq - Qualification to the finals of the 2007 Asian Cup / 2005 West Asian Games in Doha
  • 2007-2008 Arbil - 2006-2007 Iraq League Champions
  • 2008-2009 Al-Wahdat - League & Cup double & Jordan Super Cup & Jordan FA Cup { the first coach in history to win all 4 trophies in one season in Jordanian football }
  • 2009-2010 AL-Telal- Yemen
  • 2010-2011 Al-Faisaly- Jordan
  • 2011 Duhok- Iraq
  • 2011- Safa- Lebanon
  • 2014- Al-Nasr- Oman

Iraq national team[edit]

  • 1978 second place at the Merdeka International Tournament in Malaysia (Assistant Coach)
  • 1984 Merlion Cup - Winners (Head coach along with Anwar Jassam)
  • 1986 World Cup Qualification (to the second round)
  • 1988 Seoul Olympic Games (sixth place) assistant coach
  • 1990 World Cup Qualifications-second place (second position) assistant coach
  • 1994 World Cup Qualifications-final stages (fourth position) assistant coach
  • 2005-2007 2005 West Asian Games - Winners / 2007 Asian Cup Qualification to the finals round

Iraq youth national team[edit]

  • 1994 Asian Youth Championship (fourth place) - Head Coach

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