Essam Hamad Salem
|Place of birth||Iraq|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
He broke into the national team in early 1995. Essam was a regular during U.A.E'96, Lebanon 2000 and the Olympic qualifying campaign in 1996.
He was selected to play for an Asian All-Star team in 2000 by the AFC in the Azadi Stadium in Tehran to commemorate the founding of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The team was managed by Khalil Ibrahim of Saudi Arabia and included Jamal Taha of Lebanon, Jordanian Badran Shaqran, Qatari keeper Mohamad Anyas, South Korean trio Hong Myung-Bo, Yoo Sang-Chol and Lee Dong-Gook.
Essam captained the side in the second half and also missed a penalty as the Asian stars were beaten 5–0 by Iran.
- As of 22 May 2017
|Zakho||13 July 2016||1 October 2016||5||0||3||2||0.00|
|Al-Zawraa||3 November 2016||present||30||17||10||3||56.67|
- Essam Hamad Salem at National-Football-Teams.com