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.


Winners (1): 1997

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.


The season-by-season performance of the club over the recent years:[1]

Season League Rank
2000–01 Iraqi Elite League 6
2001–02 Iraqi Elite League 5
2002–03 Iraqi First Division 3
2003–04 Iraqi Premier League Cancelled
2004–05 Iraqi Premier League 6
2005–06 Iraqi Premier League 2
2006–07 Iraqi Premier League 3
2007–08 Iraqi Premier League 5
2008–09 Iraqi Premier League 2
2009–10 Iraqi Premier League 11
2010–11 Iraqi Premier League 11
2011–12 Iraqi Premier League 9
2012–13 Iraqi Premier League 11
2013–14 Iraqi Premier League 15
2014–15 Iraqi Premier League 17
2015–16 Iraqi Premier League 13

As of 21 May 2016.

Famous Head Coaches[edit]

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