Edison David

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Edison David
Personal information
Full name Edison Eshay David
Date of birth 5-12-1933
Place of birth Iraq
Height 5' 7"
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1955–1965 Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya (7)
National team
1955–1965 Iraq 97 (10)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Edison Eshay David (Arabic: إيديسون إيشاي ديفيد‎) (born in Iraq) was an Iraqi-Assyrian football player, who played for Iraq and Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya in the 1950s and 1960s.


After starting his soccer career at his early teens with local teams, he joined the Iraqi Air Force Club in 1955. He was selected for the Iraq national football team in 1955 where he played until 1965.

During his years with the Iraqi National teams and the Air Force team, he stood out as one of the best players of his time as he was honoured by the central Iraqi League as the best player in 1958.

Currently, he has been appointed as the Head Coach of the Assyrian which is based in North America. From 1986 to 2011 David ran "Eddie David Soccer Camps" in which he trained and inspired children from ages 4–15 to play soccer and become better people.

Personality and Degrees[edit]

He was characterized as a patient, swift, strategic planner as he rose to the peak alongside players like Youra Eshaya and Ammo Samson. After moving to the United States, he took on many coaching positions for his great experience and honourable coaching certificate from East Germany.[1]

Sports medicine Germany[edit]

1973 student of the year, sports medicine, Getmany[edit]




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