Iraq national futsal team

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Iraq
Association Iraqi Football Association
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Head coach Haitham Abbas
Captain Utayl Khaleel Abdulqader
FIFA code IRQ
FIFA ranking 50[1]
Home colours
Away colours
First international
 South Korea 3 – 1 Iraq Iraq
(Tehran, Iran; 14 July 2001)
Biggest win
Iraq Iraq 19 – 0 Guam 
(Taipei, Taiwan; 1 March 2007)
Iraq Iraq 20 – 1  Brunei
(Indonesia, Jakarta; 24 October 2002)
Biggest defeat
 Japan 10 – 1 Iraq Iraq
(Tashkent, Uzbekistan; 24 May 2010)
World Cup
Appearances 0
AFC Futsal Championship
Appearances 9 (First in 2001)
Best result Quarter Finals, 2002

The Iraq national futsal team represents Iraq in international futsal competitions and is controlled by the Futsal Commission of the Iraqi Football Association. It is one of the rising teams in Asia. As of December 2013, Iraq is ranked 62nd in the Futsal World Ranking.

Iraq has played in eight AFC Futsal Championships. Its best result was reaching the quarter finals in 2002. Iraq has also played twice at the WAFF Futsal Championship, in 2007 they finished third. In 2009 they won the tournament to gain their first title on international stage. Iraq also played at the 2005 and 2008 Arab Championships, but didn't manage to make it out of the group stage.

Tournament records[edit]

FIFA World Cup[edit]

FIFA World Cup Record
Year Round Pld W D* L GS GA
Netherlands 1989 Did not enter
Hong Kong 1992 Did not enter
Spain 1996 Did not enter
Guatemala 2000 Did not enter
TPE 2004 Did not qualify
Brazil 2008 Did not qualify
Thailand 2012 Did not qualify
Total 0/7 0 0 0 0 0 0


Asian Championship[edit]

Asian Championship Record
Year Round Pld W D* L GS GA
Malaysia 1999 Did not enter
Thailand 2000 Did not enter
Iran 2001 Group stage 3 0 1 2 8 16
Indonesia 2002 Quarter-finals 5 2 0 3 37 18
Iran 2003 Group stage 3 1 0 2 12 10
Macao 2004 Did not enter
Vietnam 2005 Group stage 3 2 0 1 13 5
Uzbekistan 2006 Group stage 3 0 0 3 4 12
Japan 2007 Group stage 3 1 0 2 9 13
Thailand 2008 Group stage 3 0 0 3 4 14
Uzbekistan 2010 Group stage 3 1 0 2 12 20
United Arab Emirates 2012 Did not qualify
Vietnam 2014 Group stage 3 2 0 1 11 7
Total 9/13 29 9 1 19 110 115

Indoor Asian games[edit]

  • 2013 – Group stage

WAFF Futsal Championship[edit]

Arab Futsal Championship[edit]

  • 1998Did not enter
  • 2005 – Group stage
  • 2007Did not enter
  • 2008 – Group stage

Current squad[edit]

Number Position Name
1 GK Utayl Khaleel Abdulqader (C)
12 GK Ahmed Duraid Ahmed
13 GK Imad Tahseen Ibrahim
4 DF Abdulrazzaq Abu Al-Hail Labid
5 DF Hussein Abd Ali Mohammed
7 DF Admon Hanna Esho
15 DF Hasan Ali Salman
17 DF Abdulkareem Ghazi Radhi
3 MF Yasir Abdulhadi Qasim
2 FW Mustafa Bachay Hamza
6 FW Mustafa Sadi Mahdi
8 FW Yasir Hameed Jebur
9 FW Mohammed Ahmed Ibrahim
10 FW Hashim Khalid Khadim
11 FW Karrar Mohsin Mohammed
16 FW Karrar Ali Saber

References[edit]

Preceded by
2007
 Iran
WAFF Futsal Championship
2009 (First title)
Succeeded by
2012
 Iran