1978–79 Iraqi National League

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Iraqi Premier League
Season 1978–79
Champions Al-Zawraa
(3rd title)
Relegated Al-Ittihad
Al-Thawra
Top goalscorer Falah Hassan
(7 goals)

The 1978–79 Iraqi National League was the 5th season of the competition since its foundation in 1974. Al-Zawraa won their third league title in four seasons, and also won the 1978–79 Iraq FA Cup to secure the double, cementing their dominance on Iraqi football. For the third season in a row, the champions of the league did not lose a single match. Al-Zawraa's record was 12 matches, 7 wins, 5 draws, 0 losses, 22 goals scored, 5 goals conceded, +17 goal difference and 19 points.

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League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld Pts
1 Al-Zawraa (C) 12 19
2 Al-Shorta 12 15
3 Al-Talaba 12 15
4 Al-Minaa 12 15
5 Al-Tayaran 12 15
6 Al-Jaish 12 13
7 Al-Sinaa 12 13
8 Al-Shabab 12 11
9 Al-Tijara 12 11
10 Al-Amana 12 11
11 Salahaddin 12 8
12 Al-Ittihad 12 7
13 Al-Thawra 12 3
  Relegated to Iraq Division 1

Top goalscorers[edit]

Pos Scorer Goals Team
1
Falah Hassan
7
Al-Zawraa
2
Hussein Saeed
6
Al-Talaba
3
Haris Mohammed
5
Al-Talaba

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