Basim Qasim

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Basim Qasim Hamdan
Personal information
Full name Basim Qasim Hamdan
Date of birth (1959-03-22) 22 March 1959 (age 56)
Place of birth Iraq
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
National team
Teams managed
2009-2010 Dohuk FC
2010-2011 Zakho FC
2011-2012 Al-Shorta
2012-present Sulaymaniyah FC
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).

Basim Qasim Hamdan (born 22 March 1959) is an Iraqi football midfielder who played for Iraq in the 1986 FIFA World Cup.[1] He also played for Al-Shorta and is the current manager of Sulaymaniyah FC. He managed Duhok to their first ever Iraqi Premier League title in 2010.

He started his football career with Al-Jaish youth team at the age of 14 and then later went on to play for Amana, which featured a number of top young players such as Basil Gorgis, Natiq Hashim and Karim Allawi.

Basim played at the 1986 World Cup in Mexico after he was called up by Brazilian coach Evaristo de Macedo to replace injured Adnan Dirjal. The defender played 2 games in the World Cup one as a sub against Paraguay and the other game he was lining up against the hosts Mexico, as a midfielder. [2]


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