Baghdad FC

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Baghdad FC
Baghdad FC Logo.png
Full name Baghdad FC
Nickname(s) Lions of the Capital
Founded July 1, 1957 as Al-Baladiyat (Municipalities)
1977 renamed to Al-Amana
August 5, 2009 renamed to Baghdad FC
Ground Baghdad Stadium
(Capacity: 5,000)
Chairman Iraq Dr. Saber AL-Isawi
Manager Iraq Thayer Ahmad
League Iraqi Premier League
2012-13 6th
Website Club home page

Baghdad FC (Arabic: نادي بغداد‎), is an Iraqi football team based in Karkh District, West Districts of the Tigris River, Baghdad.

History[edit]

On July 1, 1957 Al-Baladiyat (Arabic: البلدياتliterally: Municipalities) were formed by the merger of Maslahat Naqil Al-Rukab (Arabic: مصلحة نقل الركابliterally: Passenger Transport Department) and Esalet Al-Mae (Arabic: إساله المايliterally: Water Liquefaction).[1] In 1977 Al-Baladiyat renamed to Al-Amana (Arabic: الأمانة‎),[2] until August 5, 2009 the team renamed again but to Baghdad FC.

Stadium[edit]

Since 2011 Baghdad FC have got their own stadium. The Baghdad Stadium holds 5,000 people.

Squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
5 Iraq DF Ahmed Muhsin
8 Iraq MF Rafid Ibrahim
10 Iraq MF Hussam Ibrahim
11 Iraq FW Tassyer Abdul-Hussein (captain)
16 Iraq DF Haidar Obeid (vice-captain)
17 Iraq MF Amir Sabah
18 Iraq MF Haidar Allawi
19 Iraq MF Adil Abd Zaid
20 Iraq FW Marwan Abbas
21 Iraq FW Salar Abdul-Jabar
22 Iraq GK Saqar Ajeel Al-Janabi
23 Iraq FW Mustafa Ahmad
27 Iraq DF Ali Nowman
No. Position Player
70 Iraq MF Murtadha Jawad
71 Iraq GK Muhaned Qasem
77 Iraq MF Sameh Saeed
Iraq DF Salam Muhsen
Iraq MF Ahmed Ali
Iraq MF Hasan Atwan
Iraq MF Muhanned Rzaiej
Iraq MF Suhail Naeem
Syria MF Qusay Habib
Iraq FW Ali Jawad
Iraq FW Younis Rasheed
Iraq FW Rawad Irzayyij
Syria FW Mohammed Al Wakid

Honours[edit]

1964-65, 1970-71 (as Maslahat Naqil Al-Rukab)

Individual Honours[edit]

2009 FIFA Confederations Cup

The following players have played in the FIFA Confederations Cup whilst playing for Al-Amana :

Notes[edit]

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