Amanat Baghdad

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Amanat Baghdad
Baghdad FC Logo.png
Full name Amanat Baghdad Sports Club
Nickname(s) Lions of the Capital
Founded July 1, 1957 as Maslahat Naqil Al-Rukab
Ground Amanat Baghdad Stadium
(Capacity: 5,000)
Chairman Iraq Dr. Saber AL-Isawi
Manager Iraq Ahmed Khalaf
League Iraqi Premier League
2015–16 Iraqi Premier League, 8th
Website Club home page

Amanat Baghdad (Arabic: نادي امانة 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: البلديات‎‎ literally: Municipalities) were formed by the merger of Maslahat Naqil Al-Rukab (Arabic: مصلحة نقل الركاب‎‎ literally: Passenger Transport Department) and Esalet Al-Mae (Arabic: إساله الماي‎‎ literally: Water Liquefaction).[1] In 1977, Al-Amana (Arabic: الأمانة‎‎) were formed by the merger of Al-Baladiyat and Amana Al-Asama.[2] On August 5, 2009 the team renamed to Baghdad FC. In 2014 they renamed to Amanat Baghdad.

Stadium[edit]

Since 2011 Amanat Baghdad have got their own stadium. The Amanat 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
4 Iraq MF Meeland Falah
5 Nigeria DF Ikechukwu Okorie
7 Iraq DF Sattar Jabbar
8 Syria FW Abdul Fattah Al Agha
9 Iraq MF Sajad Hussain
10 Iraq FW Marwan Abbas (Captain)
15 Iraq DF Ali Mohamed Ala Allah
18 Iraq DF Ayman Rzaiej
22 Iraq GK Ali Apo Hmra Ali
No. Position Player
24 Iraq MF Abdullah Abd Al Amir
27 Iraq MF Omar Saheb
29 Iraq DF Rida Nasr Allah
30 Ghana MF Amissah Assan
33 Iraq FW Mohmed Sabah M
36 Iraq MF Jasim Mohammed
Iraq GK Saqr Ajeel
Iraq GK Rybaz Yusuf
Iraq GK Haider Mohammed
Iraq DF Waleed Bahar
Iraq DF Malek Khaled
Iraq MF Aqeel Abbas
Iraq DF Kareem Deli
Iraq FW Rami Rahim
Iraq FW Amir Mithaa
Iraq Abbas Kadhim
Iraq DF Mahmood Ayal
Iraq Mohammed Moussa
Iraq Abdul Hadi

Honours[edit]

  • Iraq FA Cup Championship: (3)
1956–57, 1960–61 (as Maslahat Naqil Al-Rukab), 1958–59 (as Amana Al-Asama)
1964–65, 1970–71 (as Maslahat Naqil Al-Rukab)
2004–05 (shared)
1963–64 (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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