Abbas Obeid Jassim

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Abbas Obeid
Personal information
Full name Abbas Obeid Jassim
Date of birth (1973-12-10) 10 December 1973 (age 41)
Place of birth Baghdad, Iraq
Playing position Retired (Former Midfielder)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
?-1995 Al Talaba ? (?)
1996-1997 Anyang LG Cheetahs 27 (3)
1997 Pohang Steelers (loan) 9 (1)
1998-2001 Pohang Steelers 52 (5)
2002-2007 Bahrain SC ? (?)
National team
1995-2001 Iraq 28 (7)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

Abbas Obeid Jassim (Arabic: عباس عبيد جاسم ‎), born 1979 in Iraq, is an Iraqi football player. He played for FC Seoul (then known as Anyang LG Cheetahs) and Pohang Steelers of the South Korean K-League. He also was selected 28 times for the Iraq national football team where he scored 7 goals. Abbas was a football analyst on Dubai-sports TV channel during the 2007 Asian Cup and was remembered for breaking down in tears on a live broadcast after the Iraqi victory in the final of the tournament.

His younger brother is Haidar Obeid Jassim and he was also part of the Iraq national team.

Club career[edit]

International goals[edit]

Results list Iraq's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. March 12, 1995 India Calcutta  India 1 goal 1-1 1995 Nehru Cup
2. July 14, 1995 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 2 goals 2-1 1995 Merdeka Cup
3. July 14, 1995 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 2 goals 2-1 1995 Merdeka Cup
4. August 7, 1999 Tajikistan Dushanbe  Kyrgyzstan 2 goals 4-1 2000 AFC Asian Cup qualification
5. August 7, 1999 Tajikistan Dushanbe  Kyrgyzstan 2 goals 4-1 2000 AFC Asian Cup qualification
6. May 23, 2000 Jordan Amman  Lebanon 1 goal 2-1 2000 WAFF
7. October 24, 2000 Lebanon Beirut  Japan 1 goal 1-4 2000 AFC Asian Cup

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