Haidar Abdul-Amir

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Haidar Abdul-Amir
Personal information
Full name Haidar Abdul-Amir Hussain
Place of birth Baghdad, Iraq
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Full Back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2000 Al-Shorta ? (?)
2000–2006 Al-Zawraa ? (?)
2006–2008 Al-Faisaly 26 (3)
2008–2010 Shabab Al-Ordon ? (?)
2010–2011 Al-Zawraa ? (?)
2011 Arbil ? (?)
2011–2012 Al-Talaba ? (?)
2012–2017 Al-Zawraa
National team
2004–2010 Iraq 50 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 November 2010

Haidar Abdul-Amir Hussain (Arabic: حيدر عبد الأمير‎) is a former Iraqi football defender. He last played for the Al-Zawraa football club in Iraq, and was known as one of the calmest players in Iraq.


Haidar Abdul Amer played four matches in the 2004 AFC Asian Cup and his solid defending ensured a move from 11-time Iraq league champions Al Zawra’a to Jordan’s Al Faisaly at the start of the 2006/07 season. He led the 30-time Jordan league champions to their second consecutive AFC Cup title in November 2006, scoring a vital goal in the second leg of the final against Muharraq.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Iraq's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 13 December 2004 Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium, Doha  Qatar 3–3 3-3 2004 Gulf Cup of Nations
2. 15 March 2006 Prince Abdullah Al-Faisal Stadium, Jeddah  Saudi Arabia 2–2 2-2 Friendly match





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