Iraq national under-20 football team

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Iraq Iraq under-20
Nickname(s) Young Lions of Mesopotamia
Leyouth Al-Rafidayn (ليوث الرافدين)
Association IFA
Sub-confederation WAFF (West Asia)
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Head coach Rahim Hameed
Asst coach Haidar Obeid
Captain Mohammad Salam Enad
FIFA code IRQ
First colours
Second colours
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances 4 (First in 1977)
Best result Fourth Place: (2013)
AFC U-19 Championship
Appearances 15 (First in 1975)
Best result Champions Champions (5): (1975, 1977, 1978, 1988, 2000)


Iraq national under-20 football team (also known as Iraq Under-20 or Iraq Youth Team) represents Iraq in international football competitions in AFC U-19 Championship which Iraq holds 5 titles, as well as any other under-20, under-19, and under-18 international football tournaments. It is controlled by the Iraq Football Federation

Iraq have been awarded the AFC National Team of the Year award once in 2013, being the only U-20 team to win this award.[1]

FIFA U-20 World Cup record[edit]

AFC U-19 Championship Record[edit]

Arab Competitions[edit]

Arab U-20 Championship Record[edit]