Karbalaa FC

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Karbala FC
Karbala FC logo.png
Full name Karbala Football Club
Founded 1958; 58 years ago (1958)
Ground Karbala Stadium
Ground Capacity 30,000
Manager Fadhel Abdul Hussein
League Iraqi Premier League
2015–16 Iraqi Premier League, 15th

Karbala Football Club is an Iraqi football club based in Karbala that plays in the Iraqi Premier League.

SWAT Incident[edit]

On June 23, 2013 after a match again Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya, seven football players of Karbala FC and their coach were beaten by the anti-terror police. They used sticks and batons against the coach and his players. Five of them were in critical condition, and on the 30th of June, Mohammed Al-Jaboury, coach of Karbala FC has died in hospital.[1]

Stadium[edit]

The Karbala Stadium is a football stadium in Karbala, Iraq. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Karbala FC. The stadium holds 5,000 people.

New Karbala Stadium is a purpose built football stadium being constructed in Karbala, Iraq. Once completed it will have the capacity to hold 30,000 people and become the new home of the Club. The stadium is projected to open sometime in the middle 2014.

Current 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
1 Iraq GK Zuhair Fadhel
2 Iraq DF Haider Faeq
3 Iraq DF Haider Abdul Zahra
4 Iraq DF Mohammed Ebadi
5 Iraq DF Jassem Mohammed
6 Iraq MF Sabah Karim
7 Iraq MF Amer Saheb
8 Iraq FW Mustafa Mahmood
9 Iraq MF Mohaimen Saleem Mallakh
10 Iraq FW Jabbar Karim
11 Iraq FW Maithem Hamza
12 Iraq DF Yahya Fadhel
13 Iraq MF Taif Emad
14 Iraq DF Aqeel Qasem
17 Iraq MF Karrar Saleh (Captain)
No. Position Player
18 Iraq MF Ali Kadhem
19 Nigeria MF Raheem Oulabi
20 Iraq GK Haidar Qasem
22 Iraq GK Ali Taleb
26 Mali MF Abdul Aziz Kone
Iraq DF Murtadha Shendi
Iraq DF Ammori Edan
Iraq MF Idrees Hazem
Iraq MF Saif Fares
Iraq MF Maher Ghanem
Iraq MF Uday Umran
Iraq MF Mushtaq Ibrahim
Iraq MF Ghassan Khaled
Iraq MF Karrar Abbas
Iraq FW Alaa Mohaysen

Honours[edit]

Winners (1): 2002–03 (shared)

References[edit]

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