Al-Najaf FC

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Full name Al-Najaf Football Club
Nickname(s) Ghizlan Al-badiah "Badia deers" غزلان الباديه
Founded 1961; 56 years ago (1961)
Ground An Najaf Stadium
Ground Capacity 12,000
Chairman Iraq Sabah Hassan
Manager Iraq Emad Mohammed
League Iraqi Premier League
2015–16 Iraqi Premier League, 13th

Al-Najaf Football Club (Arabic: نادي النجف لكرة القدم‎‎) is an Iraqi football club based in Najaf. They are members of the Iraqi Premier League. Najaf played in the 2007 AFC Champions League.

Performance in AFC competitions[edit]

2007: Group Stage


The An-Najaf Stadium (Arabic: ستاد النجف‎‎) is a football stadium in Najaf, Iraq. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Al Najaf. The stadium holds 12,000 people.

New Holy Al-Najaf Stadium is a purpose built football stadium being constructed in Najaf, Iraq. Once completed it will have the capacity to hold 30,000 people and become the new home of the Al Najaf. The stadium is protracted 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 Japan GK Akira Kimoto
2 Iraq DF Mustafa Nadhim
3 Iraq DF Uday Omran Karim
4 Iraq DF Haidar Aboodi
5 Iraq DF Nabeel Abbas
6 Iraq DF Jassim Mohammed
7 Iraq DF Jasseb Sultan (Vice-captain)
9 Iraq FW Maitham Hamza
10 Iraq FW Sajad Jasem
11 Iraq FW Kadhem Husain
12 Iraq FW Hasanain Muhammed
13 Iraq DF Falah Hasan Kadhim (Captain)
14 Iraq MF Raad Raheem
15 Iraq MF Ali Husain
16 Iraq MF Saif Jbair
17 Iraq MF Husain Farhoud
18 Iraq MF Dheia Faleh
No. Position Player
19 Iraq MF Haitham Kadhim Jassim
21 Iraq GK Qaed Sadir
23 Iraq FW Ali Mohammed
24 Iraq DF Faisal Jassim
25 Iraq MF Hatim Sahib Enad
26 Iraq DF Hamid Hamzah
27 Cameroon FW Alphonse Binya
28 Iraq FW Ahmad Hasson
29 Iraq FW Haider Abdulelah
32 Iran FW Mahan Arbabi
Iraq MF Ameer Sabah
Iraq DF Mohammed Qabel
Iraq MF Hussein Ali Wahid
Iraq GK Mohannad Qasim
Syria DF Manhal Kousa
Iraq DF Ayad Sadir
Iraq FW Mustafa Ahmad

Famous Head Coaches[edit]

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