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{{Use mdy dates|date=October 2011}} The '''Iraqi national football team''' ({{lang-ar|'''منتخب العراق لكرة القدم'''}}) represents [[Iraq]] in [[FIFA|international]] [[association football|football]] and is controlled by the [[Iraq Football Association]]. They won the 2007 Asian Football Confederation ([[Asian Football Confederation|AFC]]) [[Asian Cup]] tournament. ===The Golden Generation=== Iraqi football reached a peak in the 1970s and 1980s – Iraq qualified for the [[1986 World Cup]] in Mexico, and 3 times for the Olympic Games in [[Football at the 1980 Summer Olympics|Moscow]], [[Football at the 1984 Summer Olympics|Los Angeles]] and [[Football at the 1988 Summer Olympics|Seoul]]. Iraq also won the [[Asian Games|1982 Asian Games]], the [[Arab Nations Cup]] 4 times, the [[Gulf Cup of Nations]] 3 times, and the [[Pan Arab Games|1985 Pan Arab Games]] fielding a B team. Iraq finished in 4th place in the [[1976 AFC Asian Cup]] – the last Asian Cup Iraq would participate in until [[1996 AFC Asian Cup|1996]]. ===The Dark era=== During the rule of the government of [[Saddam Hussein]], Saddam's son, [[Uday Hussein]], was in charge of the Iraqi Olympic Committee and, by extension, the national football team. Under Uday's leadership, motivational lectures to the team included threats to cut off players' legs, while missed practices resulted in prison time and losses resulted in flogging with electric cable or baths in raw sewage, if penalites or an open goal was missed or own goals were scored then that person would have their feet whipped with thorns. After the [[Gulf War]], Iraq was banned from participating in the [[Asian Games]] and in most Arab competitions. In 1996 Iraq was ranked 139th in the world, the worst FIFA ranking in Iraqi football history. ===Post war and successes=== Despite the [[war in Iraq]], the football team continued playing international tournaments with good results. In 2004, Iraq reached the quarterfinals of the [[2004 AFC Asian Cup]], as they had done in 1996 and 2000, and they then qualified for the [[Football at the 2004 Summer Olympics|2004 Summer Olympics]]. Iraq defeated [[Portugal national football team|Portugal]], [[Costa Rica national football team|Costa Rica]], and [[Australia national football team|Australia]], finally coming 4th, winning [[Football at the 2004 Summer Olympics#FIFA Fair play award|the fair play award]], and by the end of the year the 2004 AFC team of the year award. In 2005, Iraq won the Gold medal of the [[Football at the 2005 West Asian Games|West Asian Games]]. In 2006, Iraq Olympic team won the Silver medal at the [[Football at the 2006 Asian Games|2006 Asian Games]]. In 2007, Iraq won the [[2007 AFC Asian Cup]], and became the 2007 AFC team of the year, [[Al-Ahram]]'s 2007 Arab team of the year, [[World Soccer Magazine]]'s 2007 World team of the year and were nominated for the [[Prince of Asturias Award]]. [[File:Asian Cup Australia-Iraq II.jpg|left|250px|thumb|[[2007 Asian Cup|Asian Cup]] Australia-Iraq]] As a result of winning the 2007 Asian Cup, Iraq qualified for the [[2009 FIFA Confederations Cup]], that took place in South Africa in June 2009, in which matches that were scheduled against [[South Africa National Football Team|the hosts]], {{nft|Spain}}, and {{nft|New Zealand}}. In the opener, Iraq was able to hold South Africa to a 0–0 draw. And only lost to Spain 1–0 and was 0–0 at half-time. Though Spain defeated South Africa 2–0 which was necessary for Iraq to advance to the next stage, needing to beat New Zealand by 2 goals, but only tied 0–0. ===Temporary suspension=== On May 26, 2008, FIFA provisionally suspended the [[Iraq Football Association]] from competition for one year, following a decision by the [[Government of Iraq|Iraqi government]] to disband the country's national sports federations. However the decision was overturned by FIFA on May 29, 2008, since the Iraqi government reversed its earlier decision in dissolving the Iraq Football Association. Again, on November 20, 2009, FIFA decided to suspend the Iraqi Football Association (IFA) due to governmental interference. This was later lifted in March 2010 as the Iraqi National Olympic Committee and the International Olympic Committee had helped restore the IFA's "full authority. ===Al-Shaab Stadium=== {{main|Al-Shaab Stadium}} '''Al Shaab Stadium''' ({{lang-ar|'''ملعب الشعب'''}}) also known as '''The People's Stadium''', is a [[multi-purpose stadium]] in [[Baghdad]], Iraq. It is used mostly for [[association football|football]] (soccer) matches and is the home of the Iraq national football team. The stadium has seating for 45,000 fans. It was built in 1966. The opening match featured [[Iraq]] and [[Benfica]], for whom [[Eusébio]] was playing. ===Inability to host matches=== Iraq played their home games on neutral territory in the 1980s due to the [[Iraq-Iran war]], but still qualified for the [[1986 World Cup]] in Mexico, and three Olympic Games ([[Football at the 1980 Summer Olympics|Moscow]], [[Football at the 1984 Summer Olympics|Los Angeles]] and [[Football at the 1988 Summer Olympics|Seoul]]). In [[2002 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC)|qualification for the 2002 World Cup]], Iraq played at home against [[Iran national football team|Iran]], [[Bahrain national football team|Bahrain]], and [[Thailand national football team|Thailand]] in the [[Al Shaab Stadium]] in [[Baghdad]], but [[Saudi Arabia national football team|Saudi Arabia]] refused to play against the nation because of the tensions between that country and the regime of [[Saddam Hussein]]. In 2003, the [[war in Iraq]] forced Iraq to play their "home" matches outside the country for security reasons, and so fixtures were held in [[Jordan]], Syria, [[Qatar]] or the [[United Arab Emirates|UAE]]. ===Resumption of home fixtures=== Iraq resumed playing on home soil on July 10, 2009, winning a friendly 3–0 against [[Palestine national football team|Palestine]] in [[Franso Hariri Stadium]], [[Arbil]]. Iraq played the same opponents three days later, in [[Al-Shaab Stadium]] in [[Baghdad]], this time winning 4–0 in front of a crowd of over 50,000. The same month, the [[Asian Football Confederation|AFC]] Executive Committee approved the stadium at Arbil as a venue for matches involving the Iraqi national team, and clubs in continental tournaments. On September 2, 2011, Iraq played their first FIFA World Cup qualifier on home ground for the first time in years. They played against Jordan in front of a crowd of 24,000 people in the [[Franso Hariri Stadium]] in [[Arbil]]. Iraq lost 0–2 to Jordan. ==Kits== The Iraqi National Team home kit is all white with green trim, the away kit is all green with white trim. The goalkeeper jersey is green with black trim and a Iraq flag coming down from the shoulder to the arm. In world cup 1986, the Iraq kit were all yellow with black trim and the change kit was light blue with white trim. The Iraqi National Football team has previously been sponsored by brands such as Adidas, Puma, Nike, Diadora, Jako, Jack & Jones, Lotto, Umbro and its current sponsor [[Peak Sport Products|Peak Sportwear]]. ===World Cup record=== {{col-begin}} {{col-2}} {| class="wikitable" style="text-align: center;font-size:90%;" !colspan=8|[[FIFA World Cup|World Cup record]] |- !Year !Round !GP !W !D !L !GS !GA |- |- | [[1930 FIFA World Cup|1930]] to [[1970 FIFA World Cup|1970]]||''Did not enter''||-||-||-||-||-||- |- | [[1974 FIFA World Cup|1974]]||''Did not qualify''||-||-||-||-||-||- |- | [[1978 FIFA World Cup|1978]]||''Did not enter''||-||-||-||-||-||- |- | [[1982 FIFA World Cup|1982]]||''Did not qualify''||-||-||-||-||-||- |- | [[1986 FIFA World Cup|1986]]||'''Round 1'''||3||0||0||3||1||4 |- | [[1990 FIFA World Cup|1990]] to [[2010 FIFA World Cup|2010]]||''Did not qualify''||-||-||-||-||-||- |- |'''Total'''||'''Best: Round 1'''||'''3'''||'''0'''||'''0'''||'''3'''||'''1'''||'''4''' |} {{col-2}} {{Use mdy dates|date=October 2011}} The '''Iraqi national football team''' ({{lang-ar|'''منتخب العراق لكرة القدم'''}}) represents [[Iraq]] in [[FIFA|international]] [[association football|football]] and is controlled by the [[Iraq Football Association]]. They won the 2007 Asian Football Confederation ([[Asian Football Confederation|AFC]]) [[Asian Cup]] tournament. ===The Golden Generation=== Iraqi football reached a peak in the 1970s and 1980s – Iraq qualified for the [[1986 World Cup]] in Mexico, and 3 times for the Olympic Games in [[Football at the 1980 Summer Olympics|Moscow]], [[Football at the 1984 Summer Olympics|Los Angeles]] and [[Football at the 1988 Summer Olympics|Seoul]]. Iraq also won the [[Asian Games|1982 Asian Games]], the [[Arab Nations Cup]] 4 times, the [[Gulf Cup of Nations]] 3 times, and the [[Pan Arab Games|1985 Pan Arab Games]] fielding a B team. Iraq finished in 4th place in the [[1976 AFC Asian Cup]] – the last Asian Cup Iraq would participate in until [[1996 AFC Asian Cup|1996]]. ===The Dark era=== During the rule of the government of [[Saddam Hussein]], Saddam's son, [[Uday Hussein]], was in charge of the Iraqi Olympic Committee and, by extension, the national football team. Under Uday's leadership, motivational lectures to the team included threats to cut off players' legs, while missed practices resulted in prison time and losses resulted in flogging with electric cable or baths in raw sewage, if penalites or an open goal was missed or own goals were scored then that person would have their feet whipped with thorns. After the [[Gulf War]], Iraq was banned from participating in the [[Asian Games]] and in most Arab competitions. In 1996 Iraq was ranked 139th in the world, the worst FIFA ranking in Iraqi football history. ===Post war and successes=== Despite the [[war in Iraq]], the football team continued playing international tournaments with good results. In 2004, Iraq reached the quarterfinals of the [[2004 AFC Asian Cup]], as they had done in 1996 and 2000, and they then qualified for the [[Football at the 2004 Summer Olympics|2004 Summer Olympics]]. Iraq defeated [[Portugal national football team|Portugal]], [[Costa Rica national football team|Costa Rica]], and [[Australia national football team|Australia]], finally coming 4th, winning [[Football at the 2004 Summer Olympics#FIFA Fair play award|the fair play award]], and by the end of the year the 2004 AFC team of the year award. In 2005, Iraq won the Gold medal of the [[Football at the 2005 West Asian Games|West Asian Games]]. In 2006, Iraq Olympic team won the Silver medal at the [[Football at the 2006 Asian Games|2006 Asian Games]]. In 2007, Iraq won the [[2007 AFC Asian Cup]], and became the 2007 AFC team of the year, [[Al-Ahram]]'s 2007 Arab team of the year, [[World Soccer Magazine]]'s 2007 World team of the year and were nominated for the [[Prince of Asturias Award]]. [[File:Asian Cup Australia-Iraq II.jpg|left|250px|thumb|[[2007 Asian Cup|Asian Cup]] Australia-Iraq]] As a result of winning the 2007 Asian Cup, Iraq qualified for the [[2009 FIFA Confederations Cup]], that took place in South Africa in June 2009, in which matches that were scheduled against [[South Africa National Football Team|the hosts]], {{nft|Spain}}, and {{nft|New Zealand}}. In the opener, Iraq was able to hold South Africa to a 0–0 draw. And only lost to Spain 1–0 and was 0–0 at half-time. Though Spain defeated South Africa 2–0 which was necessary for Iraq to advance to the next stage, needing to beat New Zealand by 2 goals, but only tied 0–0. ===Temporary suspension=== On May 26, 2008, FIFA provisionally suspended the [[Iraq Football Association]] from competition for one year, following a decision by the [[Government of Iraq|Iraqi government]] to disband the country's national sports federations. However the decision was overturned by FIFA on May 29, 2008, since the Iraqi government reversed its earlier decision in dissolving the Iraq Football Association. Again, on November 20, 2009, FIFA decided to suspend the Iraqi Football Association (IFA) due to governmental interference. This was later lifted in March 2010 as the Iraqi National Olympic Committee and the International Olympic Committee had helped restore the IFA's "full authority. ===Al-Shaab Stadium=== {{main|Al-Shaab Stadium}} '''Al Shaab Stadium''' ({{lang-ar|'''ملعب الشعب'''}}) also known as '''The People's Stadium''', is a [[multi-purpose stadium]] in [[Baghdad]], Iraq. It is used mostly for [[association football|football]] (soccer) matches and is the home of the Iraq national football team. The stadium has seating for 45,000 fans. It was built in 1966. The opening match featured [[Iraq]] and [[Benfica]], for whom [[Eusébio]] was playing. ===Inability to host matches=== Iraq played their home games on neutral territory in the 1980s due to the [[Iraq-Iran war]], but still qualified for the [[1986 World Cup]] in Mexico, and three Olympic Games ([[Football at the 1980 Summer Olympics|Moscow]], [[Football at the 1984 Summer Olympics|Los Angeles]] and [[Football at the 1988 Summer Olympics|Seoul]]). In [[2002 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC)|qualification for the 2002 World Cup]], Iraq played at home against [[Iran national football team|Iran]], [[Bahrain national football team|Bahrain]], and [[Thailand national football team|Thailand]] in the [[Al Shaab Stadium]] in [[Baghdad]], but [[Saudi Arabia national football team|Saudi Arabia]] refused to play against the nation because of the tensions between that country and the regime of [[Saddam Hussein]]. In 2003, the [[war in Iraq]] forced Iraq to play their "home" matches outside the country for security reasons, and so fixtures were held in [[Jordan]], Syria, [[Qatar]] or the [[United Arab Emirates|UAE]]. ===Resumption of home fixtures=== Iraq resumed playing on home soil on July 10, 2009, winning a friendly 3–0 against [[Palestine national football team|Palestine]] in [[Franso Hariri Stadium]], [[Arbil]]. Iraq played the same opponents three days later, in [[Al-Shaab Stadium]] in [[Baghdad]], this time winning 4–0 in front of a crowd of over 50,000. The same month, the [[Asian Football Confederation|AFC]] Executive Committee approved the stadium at Arbil as a venue for matches involving the Iraqi national team, and clubs in continental tournaments. On September 2, 2011, Iraq played their first FIFA World Cup qualifier on home ground for the first time in years. They played against Jordan in front of a crowd of 24,000 people in the [[Franso Hariri Stadium]] in [[Arbil]]. Iraq lost 0–2 to Jordan. ==Kits== The Iraqi National Team home kit is all white with green trim, the away kit is all green with white trim. The goalkeeper jersey is green with black trim and a Iraq flag coming down from the shoulder to the arm. In world cup 1986, the Iraq kit were all yellow with black trim and the change kit was light blue with white trim. The Iraqi National Football team has previously been sponsored by brands such as Adidas, Puma, Nike, Diadora, Jako, Jack & Jones, Lotto, Umbro and its current sponsor [[Peak Sport Products|Peak Sportwear]]. ===World Cup record=== {{col-begin}} {{col-2}} {| class="wikitable" style="text-align: center;font-size:90%;" !colspan=8|[[FIFA World Cup|World Cup record]] |- !Year !Round !GP !W !D !L !GS !GA |- |- | [[1930 FIFA World Cup|1930]] to [[1970 FIFA World Cup|1970]]||''Did not enter''||-||-||-||-||-||- |- | [[1974 FIFA World Cup|1974]]||''Did not qualify''||-||-||-||-||-||- |- | [[1978 FIFA World Cup|1978]]||''Did not enter''||-||-||-||-||-||- |- | [[1982 FIFA World Cup|1982]]||''Did not qualify''||-||-||-||-||-||- |- | [[1986 FIFA World Cup|1986]]||'''Round 1'''||3||0||0||3||1||4 |- | [[1990 FIFA World Cup|1990]] to [[2010 FIFA World Cup|2010]]||''Did not qualify''||-||-||-||-||-||- |- |'''Total'''||'''Best: Round 1'''||'''3'''||'''0'''||'''0'''||'''3'''||'''1'''||'''4''' |} {{col-2}} {{Use mdy dates|date=October 2011}} The '''Iraqi national football team''' ({{lang-ar|'''منتخب العراق لكرة القدم'''}}) represents [[Iraq]] in [[FIFA|international]] [[association football|football]] and is controlled by the [[Iraq Football Association]]. They won the 2007 Asian Football Confederation ([[Asian Football Confederation|AFC]]) [[Asian Cup]] tournament. ===The Golden Generation=== Iraqi football reached a peak in the 1970s and 1980s – Iraq qualified for the [[1986 World Cup]] in Mexico, and 3 times for the Olympic Games in [[Football at the 1980 Summer Olympics|Moscow]], [[Football at the 1984 Summer Olympics|Los Angeles]] and [[Football at the 1988 Summer Olympics|Seoul]]. Iraq also won the [[Asian Games|1982 Asian Games]], the [[Arab Nations Cup]] 4 times, the [[Gulf Cup of Nations]] 3 times, and the [[Pan Arab Games|1985 Pan Arab Games]] fielding a B team. Iraq finished in 4th place in the [[1976 AFC Asian Cup]] – the last Asian Cup Iraq would participate in until [[1996 AFC Asian Cup|1996]]. ===The Dark era=== During the rule of the government of [[Saddam Hussein]], Saddam's son, [[Uday Hussein]], was in charge of the Iraqi Olympic Committee and, by extension, the national football team. Under Uday's leadership, motivational lectures to the team included threats to cut off players' legs, while missed practices resulted in prison time and losses resulted in flogging with electric cable or baths in raw sewage, if penalites or an open goal was missed or own goals were scored then that person would have their feet whipped with thorns. After the [[Gulf War]], Iraq was banned from participating in the [[Asian Games]] and in most Arab competitions. In 1996 Iraq was ranked 139th in the world, the worst FIFA ranking in Iraqi football history. ===Post war and successes=== Despite the [[war in Iraq]], the football team continued playing international tournaments with good results. In 2004, Iraq reached the quarterfinals of the [[2004 AFC Asian Cup]], as they had done in 1996 and 2000, and they then qualified for the [[Football at the 2004 Summer Olympics|2004 Summer Olympics]]. Iraq defeated [[Portugal national football team|Portugal]], [[Costa Rica national football team|Costa Rica]], and [[Australia national football team|Australia]], finally coming 4th, winning [[Football at the 2004 Summer Olympics#FIFA Fair play award|the fair play award]], and by the end of the year the 2004 AFC team of the year award. In 2005, Iraq won the Gold medal of the [[Football at the 2005 West Asian Games|West Asian Games]]. In 2006, Iraq Olympic team won the Silver medal at the [[Football at the 2006 Asian Games|2006 Asian Games]]. In 2007, Iraq won the [[2007 AFC Asian Cup]], and became the 2007 AFC team of the year, [[Al-Ahram]]'s 2007 Arab team of the year, [[World Soccer Magazine]]'s 2007 World team of the year and were nominated for the [[Prince of Asturias Award]]. [[File:Asian Cup Australia-Iraq II.jpg|left|250px|thumb|[[2007 Asian Cup|Asian Cup]] Australia-Iraq]] As a result of winning the 2007 Asian Cup, Iraq qualified for the [[2009 FIFA Confederations Cup]], that took place in South Africa in June 2009, in which matches that were scheduled against [[South Africa National Football Team|the hosts]], {{nft|Spain}}, and {{nft|New Zealand}}. In the opener, Iraq was able to hold South Africa to a 0–0 draw. And only lost to Spain 1–0 and was 0–0 at half-time. Though Spain defeated South Africa 2–0 which was necessary for Iraq to advance to the next stage, needing to beat New Zealand by 2 goals, but only tied 0–0. ===Temporary suspension=== On May 26, 2008, FIFA provisionally suspended the [[Iraq Football Association]] from competition for one year, following a decision by the [[Government of Iraq|Iraqi government]] to disband the country's national sports federations. However the decision was overturned by FIFA on May 29, 2008, since the Iraqi government reversed its earlier decision in dissolving the Iraq Football Association. Again, on November 20, 2009, FIFA decided to suspend the Iraqi Football Association (IFA) due to governmental interference. This was later lifted in March 2010 as the Iraqi National Olympic Committee and the International Olympic Committee had helped restore the IFA's "full authority. ===Al-Shaab Stadium=== {{main|Al-Shaab Stadium}} '''Al Shaab Stadium''' ({{lang-ar|'''ملعب الشعب'''}}) also known as '''The People's Stadium''', is a [[multi-purpose stadium]] in [[Baghdad]], Iraq. It is used mostly for [[association football|football]] (soccer) matches and is the home of the Iraq national football team. The stadium has seating for 45,000 fans. It was built in 1966. The opening match featured [[Iraq]] and [[Benfica]], for whom [[Eusébio]] was playing. ===Inability to host matches=== Iraq played their home games on neutral territory in the 1980s due to the [[Iraq-Iran war]], but still qualified for the [[1986 World Cup]] in Mexico, and three Olympic Games ([[Football at the 1980 Summer Olympics|Moscow]], [[Football at the 1984 Summer Olympics|Los Angeles]] and [[Football at the 1988 Summer Olympics|Seoul]]). In [[2002 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC)|qualification for the 2002 World Cup]], Iraq played at home against [[Iran national football team|Iran]], [[Bahrain national football team|Bahrain]], and [[Thailand national football team|Thailand]] in the [[Al Shaab Stadium]] in [[Baghdad]], but [[Saudi Arabia national football team|Saudi Arabia]] refused to play against the nation because of the tensions between that country and the regime of [[Saddam Hussein]]. In 2003, the [[war in Iraq]] forced Iraq to play their "home" matches outside the country for security reasons, and so fixtures were held in [[Jordan]], Syria, [[Qatar]] or the [[United Arab Emirates|UAE]]. ===Resumption of home fixtures=== Iraq resumed playing on home soil on July 10, 2009, winning a friendly 3–0 against [[Palestine national football team|Palestine]] in [[Franso Hariri Stadium]], [[Arbil]]. Iraq played the same opponents three days later, in [[Al-Shaab Stadium]] in [[Baghdad]], this time winning 4–0 in front of a crowd of over 50,000. The same month, the [[Asian Football Confederation|AFC]] Executive Committee approved the stadium at Arbil as a venue for matches involving the Iraqi national team, and clubs in continental tournaments. On September 2, 2011, Iraq played their first FIFA World Cup qualifier on home ground for the first time in years. They played against Jordan in front of a crowd of 24,000 people in the [[Franso Hariri Stadium]] in [[Arbil]]. Iraq lost 0–2 to Jordan. ==Kits== The Iraqi National Team home kit is all white with green trim, the away kit is all green with white trim. The goalkeeper jersey is green with black trim and a Iraq flag coming down from the shoulder to the arm. In world cup 1986, the Iraq kit were all yellow with black trim and the change kit was light blue with white trim. The Iraqi National Football team has previously been sponsored by brands such as Adidas, Puma, Nike, Diadora, Jako, Jack & Jones, Lotto, Umbro and its current sponsor [[Peak Sport Products|Peak Sportwear]]. ===World Cup record=== {{col-begin}} {{col-2}} {| class="wikitable" style="text-align: center;font-size:90%;" !colspan=8|[[FIFA World Cup|World Cup record]] |- !Year !Round !GP !W !D !L !GS !GA |- |- | [[1930 FIFA World Cup|1930]] to [[1970 FIFA World Cup|1970]]||''Did not enter''||-||-||-||-||-||- |- | [[1974 FIFA World Cup|1974]]||''Did not qualify''||-||-||-||-||-||- |- | [[1978 FIFA World Cup|1978]]||''Did not enter''||-||-||-||-||-||- |- | [[1982 FIFA World Cup|1982]]||''Did not qualify''||-||-||-||-||-||- |- | [[1986 FIFA World Cup|1986]]||'''Round 1'''||3||0||0||3||1||4 |- | [[1990 FIFA World Cup|1990]] to [[2010 FIFA World Cup|2010]]||''Did not qualify''||-||-||-||-||-||- |- |'''Total'''||'''Best: Round 1'''||'''3'''||'''0'''||'''0'''||'''3'''||'''1'''||'''4''' |} {{col-2}}
{| class="wikitable" style="text-align: center;font-size:90%;" !colspan=4|World Cup History |- !Year!!Round!!Score!!Result |- |rowspan=3|[[1986 FIFA World Cup|1986]] |Round 1||align="left"|{{fb|Iraq|1963}} '''0 – 1''' {{fb|Paraguay}}||Lose |- |Round 1||align="left"|{{fb|Iraq|1963}} '''1 – 2''' {{fb|Belgium}}||Lose |- |Round 1||align="left"|{{fb|Iraq|1963}} '''0 – 1''' {{fb|Mexico}}||Lose |} {{col-end}} ===FIFA Confederations Cup record=== {{col-begin}} {{col-2}} {| class="wikitable" style="text-align: center;font-size:90%;" !colspan=8|[[FIFA Confederations Cup|Confederations Cup]] |- !Year !Round !GP !W !D !L !GS !GA |- |- | [[1992 King Fahd Cup|1992]] to [[2005 FIFA Confederations Cup|2005]] ||''Did not enter''||-||-||-||-||-||- |- | [[2009 FIFA Confederations Cup|2009]]||Round 1||3||0||2||1||0||1 |- | [[2013 FIFA Confederations Cup|2013]]||''Did not qualify''||-||-||-||-||-||- |- |'''Total'''||'''Best: Round 1'''||3||0||2||1||0||1 |} {{col-2}}
{| class="wikitable" style="text-align: center;font-size:90%;" !colspan=4|Confederations Cup History |- !Year!!Round!!Score!!Result |- |rowspan=3|[[2009 FIFA Confederations Cup|2009]] |Round 1||align="left"|{{fb|Iraq}} ''' 0 – 0 ''' {{fb|RSA}}|| Draw |- |Round 1||align="left"|{{fb|Iraq}} ''' 0 – 1''' {{fb|ESP}}|| Lose |- |Round 1||align="left"|{{fb|Iraq}} ''' 0 – 0 ''' {{fb|NZL}}||Draw |- |} {{col-end}} ===Olympic Games record=== {{col-begin}} {{col-2}} {| class="wikitable" style="text-align: center;font-size:90%;" !colspan=8|[[Football at the Summer Olympics|Olympic Games]] |- !Year !Round !GP !W !D !L !GF !GA |- |- | [[Football at the 1900 Summer Olympics|1900]] to [[Football at the 1956 Summer Olympics|1956]]||''Did not enter''||-||-||-||-||-||- |- | [[Football at the 1960 Summer Olympics|1960]] to [[Football at the 1976 Summer Olympics|1976]]||''Did not qualify''||-||-||-||-||-||- |- | [[Football at the 1980 Summer Olympics|1980]]||Quarterfinals||4||1||2||1||4||5 |- | [[Football at the 1984 Summer Olympics|1984]]||Round 1||3||0||1||2||3||6 |- | [[Football at the 1988 Summer Olympics|1988]]||Round 1||3||1||1||1||5||4 |- | [[Football at the 1992 Summer Olympics|1992]]||''Did not enter''||-||-||-||-||-||- |- | [[Football at the 1996 Summer Olympics|1996]] to [[Football at the 2000 Summer Olympics|2000]]||
''Did not qualify''||-||-||-||-||-||- |- | [[Football at the 2004 Summer Olympics|2004]]||'''4th Place'''||6||3||0||3||9||8 |- | [[Football at the 2008 Summer Olympics|2008]]||''Did not qualify''||-||-||-||-||-||- |- |'''Total'''||'''Best: 4th Place'''||'''16'''||'''4'''||'''5'''||'''7''' ||'''21'''||'''23''' |} {{col-2}}
{| class="wikitable" style="text-align: center;font-size:90%;" !colspan=4|Olympic Games History |- !Year!!Round!!Score!!Result |- |rowspan=4|[[Football at the 1980 Summer Olympics|1980]] |Round 1||align="left"|{{fb|Iraq|1963}} '''3 – 0''' {{fb|CRC}}||Win |- |Round 1||align="left"|{{fb|Iraq|1963}} '''0 – 0''' {{fb|FIN}}||Draw |- |Round 1||align="left"|{{fb|Iraq|1963}} '''1 – 1''' {{fb|YUG}}||Draw |- |Quarterfinals||align="left"|{{fb|Iraq|1963}} '''0 – 4''' {{fb|GDR}}||Lose |- !Year!!Round!!Score!!Result |- |rowspan=3|[[Football at the 1984 Summer Olympics|1984]] |Round 1||align="left"|{{fb|Iraq|1963}} '''1 – 1''' {{fb|CAN}}||Draw |- |Round 1||align="left"|{{fb|Iraq|1963}} '''0 – 1''' {{fb|CMR}}||Lose |- |Round 1||align="left"|{{fb|Iraq|1963}} '''2 – 4''' {{fb|YUG}}||Lose |- !Year!!Round!!Score!!Result |- |rowspan=3|[[Football at the 1988 Summer Olympics|1988]] |Round 1||align="left"|{{fb|Iraq|1963}} '''2 – 2''' {{fb|ZAM}}||Draw |- |Round 1||align="left"|{{fb|Iraq|1963}} '''3 – 0''' {{fb|GUA}}||Win |- |Round 1||align="left"|{{fb|Iraq|1963}} '''0 – 2''' {{fb|ITA}}||Lose |- !Year!!Round!!Score!!Result |- |rowspan=6|[[Football at the 2004 Summer Olympics|2004]] |Round 1||align="left"|{{fb|Iraq|2004}} '''4 – 2''' {{fb|POR}}||Win |- |Round 1||align="left"|{{fb|Iraq|2004}} '''2 – 0''' {{fb|CRC}}||Win |- |Round 1||align="left"|{{fb|Iraq|2004}} '''1 – 2''' {{fb|MAR}}||Lose |- |Quarterfinals||align="left"|{{fb|Iraq|2004}} '''1 – 0''' {{fb|AUS}}||Win |- |Semifinals||align="left"|{{fb|Iraq|2004}} '''1 – 3''' {{fb|PAR}}||Lose |- |Third place||align="left"|{{fb|Iraq|2004}} '''0 – 1''' {{fb|ITA}}||Lose |} {{col-end}} ===Major tournaments=== {{col-begin}} {{col-2}} '''[[AFC Asian Cup|Asian Cup]] record''' {| class="wikitable" style="text-align: center;font-size:90%;" !colspan=8|[[AFC Asian Cup|Asian Cup]] |- !Year !Round !GP !W !D !L !GF !GA |- | [[1956 AFC Asian Cup|1956]] to [[1968 AFC Asian Cup|1968]]|| ''Did not enter''||-||-||-||-||-||- |- | [[1972 AFC Asian Cup|1972]] || Round 1 ||3||0||2||1||1||4 |- | [[1976 AFC Asian Cup|1976]] || 4th Place ||4||1||0||3||3||6 |- | [[1980 AFC Asian Cup|1980]] to [[1992 AFC Asian Cup|1992]] || ''Did not enter''||-||-||-||-||-||- |- | [[1996 AFC Asian Cup|1996]] || Quarterfinals ||4 ||2 ||0 ||2 ||6 ||4 |- | [[2000 AFC Asian Cup|2000]] || Quarterfinals ||4 ||1 ||1 ||2 ||5 ||7 |- | [[2004 AFC Asian Cup|2004]] || Quarterfinals ||4 ||2 ||0 ||2 ||5 ||7 |-bgcolor=gold | [[2007 AFC Asian Cup|2007]] || '''Champions''' ||6 ||3 ||3 ||0 ||7 ||2 |- | [[2011 AFC Asian Cup|2011]] || Quarterfinals ||4||2||0||2||3||3 |- |'''Total'''||'''Best: Champions''' ||'''29''' ||'''11''' ||'''6''' ||'''12''' ||'''30''' || '''33''' |} {{col-2}}
'''[[Football at the Asian Games|Asian Games]] record''' {| class="wikitable" style="text-align: center;font-size:90%;" !colspan=8|[[Football at the Asian Games|Asian Games]] |- !Year !Round !GP !W !D !L !GF !GA |- ||
[[Football at the 1951 Asian Games|1951]] to [[Football at the 1970 Asian Games|1970]]||
''Did not enter'' ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- |- ||
[[Football at the 1974 Asian Games|1974]]||
Round 2 ||
6 ||
3 ||
2 ||
1 ||
6 ||
2 |- ||
[[Football at the 1978 Asian Games|1978]] ||
4th Place ||
7 ||
4 ||
1 ||
2 ||
11 ||
4 |-bgcolor=gold ||
[[Football at the 1982 Asian Games|1982]] ||
'''Gold Medal''' ||
6 ||
5 ||
0 ||
1 ||
11 ||
2 |- ||
[[Football at the 1986 Asian Games|1986]] ||
Quarter Finals ||
5 ||
3 ||
1 ||
1 ||
13 ||
5 |- ||
[[Football at the 1990 Asian Games|1990]] to [[Football at the 2002 Asian Games|2002]]||
''Banned1'' ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- |-bgcolor=silver ||
[[Football at the 2006 Asian Games|2006]]||
Silver Medal ||
9 ||
6 ||
1 ||
2 ||
17 ||
3 |- ||
[[Football at the 2010 Asian Games|2010]]||
''Did not enter'' ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- |- ||
'''Total''' ||
'''Best: Gold Medal''' ||
'''33''' ||
'''21''' ||
'''5''' ||
'''7''' ||
'''58''' ||
'''16''' |} 1 ''Iraq was banned from the competition from 1991 to 2002 due to the [[Gulf War]].'' {{col-end}} ===Regional tournaments=== {{col-begin}} {{col-2}} '''[[Gulf Cup of Nations]] record''' {| class="wikitable" style="text-align: center;font-size:90%;" !colspan=8|[[Gulf Cup of Nations]] |- !Year 1994 !Round !GP !W !D !L !GF !GA |- ||
[[1970 Gulf Cup of Nations|1970]] to [[1974 Gulf Cup of Nations|1974]]||
''Did not enter'' ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- |-bgcolor=silver ||
[[1976 Gulf Cup of Nations|1976]]||
2nd Place ||
7 ||
4 ||
2 ||
1 ||
23 ||
8 |-bgcolor=gold ||
[[1979 Gulf Cup of Nations|1979]]||
'''Champions''' ||
6 ||
6 ||
0 ||
0 ||
23 ||
1 |- ||
[[1982 Gulf Cup of Nations|1982]]||
''Withdrew'' ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- |-bgcolor=gold ||
[[1984 Gulf Cup of Nations|1984]]||
'''Champions'''||
7 ||
4 ||
2 ||
1 ||
12 ||
5 |- ||
[[1986 Gulf Cup of Nations|1986]]||
Round 1||
6 ||
1 ||
3 ||
2 ||
8 ||
9 |-bgcolor=gold ||
[[1988 Gulf Cup of Nations|1988]]||
'''Champions''' ||
6 ||
4 ||
2 ||
0 ||
8 ||
1 |- ||
[[1990 Gulf Cup of Nations|1990]]||
''Withdrew'' ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- |- ||
[[1992 Gulf Cup of Nations|1992]] to [[2003 Gulf Cup of Nations|2003]]||
''Banned1'' ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- |- ||
[[2004 Gulf Cup of Nations|2004]]||
Round 1 ||
3 ||
0 ||
2 ||
1 ||
5 ||
7 |- ||
[[2007 Gulf Cup of Nations|2007]]||
Round 1 ||
3 ||
1 ||
1 ||
1 ||
2 ||
2 |- ||
[[2009 Gulf Cup of Nations|2009]]||
Round 1 ||
3 ||
0 ||
1 ||
2 ||
2 ||
8 |- ||
[[2010 Gulf Cup of Nations|2010]]||
Semi-finals ||
4 ||
1 ||
3 ||
0 ||
5 ||
4 |- ||
'''Total''' ||
'''Best: Champions''' ||
'''45''' ||
'''21''' ||
'''16''' ||
'''8''' ||
'''88''' ||
'''45''' |} 1 ''Iraq was banned from the competition from 1991 to 2003 due to the [[Gulf War]].'' {{col-2}}
'''[[West Asian Football Federation Championship|WAFF Championship]] record''' {| class="wikitable" style="text-align: center;font-size:90%;" !colspan=8|[[West Asian Football Federation Championship|WAFF Championship]] |- !Year !Round !GP !W !D !L !GF !GA |-bgcolor="#cc9966" ||
[[West Asian Football Federation Championship 2000|2000]]||
3rd Place ||
5 ||
3 ||
2 ||
0 ||
10 ||
2 |-bgcolor=gold ||
[[West Asian Football Federation Championship 2002|2002]]||
'''Champions''' ||
4 ||
3 ||
1 ||
0 ||
6 ||
2 |- ||
[[West Asian Football Federation Championship 2004|2004]]||
4th Place ||
4 ||
1 ||
0 ||
3 ||
4 ||
8 |-bgcolor=silver ||
[[West Asian Football Federation Championship 2007|2007]]||
2nd Place ||
4 ||
2 ||
1 ||
1 ||
5 ||
2 |- ||
[[West Asian Football Federation Championship 2008|2008]]||
''Withdrew'' ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- |- ||
[[West Asian Football Federation Championship 2010|2010]]||
Semifinals ||
3 ||
2 ||
0 ||
1 ||
6 ||
3 |- ||
'''Total''' ||
'''Best: Champions''' ||
'''20''' ||
'''11''' ||
'''4''' ||
'''5''' ||
'''31''' ||
'''17''' |} '''[[West Asian Games]] record''' {| class="wikitable" style="text-align: center;font-size:90%;" !colspan=8|[[West Asian Games]] |- !Year !Round !GP !W !D !L !GF !GA |- ||
[[Football at the 1997 West Asian Games|1997]] to [[Football at the 2002 West Asian Games|2002]]||
''Did not Enter'' ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- |-bgcolor=gold ||
[[Football at the 2005 West Asian Games|2005]]||
'''Champions''' ||
4 ||
3 ||
1 ||
0 ||
13 ||
3 |- ||
'''Total''' ||
'''Best: Champions''' ||
'''4''' ||
'''3''' ||
'''1''' ||
'''0''' ||
'''13''' ||
'''3''' |} {{col-end}} ==Inter confederations competitions history== {{col-begin}} {{col-2}} '''[[Arab Nations Cup]] record''' {| class="wikitable" style="text-align: center;font-size:90%;" !colspan=8|[[Arab Nations Cup]] |- !Year !Round !GP !W !D !L !GF !GA |- ||
[[1963 Arab Nations Cup|1963]]||
''Did not enter'' ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- |-bgcolor=gold ||
[[1964 Arab Nations Cup|1964]]||
'''Champions''' ||
4 ||
3 ||
1 ||
0 ||
6 ||
2 |-bgcolor=gold ||
[[1966 Arab Nations Cup|1966]]||
'''Champions''' ||
6 ||
5 ||
1 ||
0 ||
20 ||
5 |-bgcolor=gold ||
[[1985 Arab Nations Cup|1985]]||
'''Champions''' ||
4 ||
3 ||
1 ||
0 ||
7 ||
3 |-bgcolor=gold ||
[[1988 Arab Nations Cup|1988]]||
'''Champions''' ||
6 ||
2 ||
4 ||
0 ||
7 ||
2 |- ||
[[1992 Arab Nations Cup|1992]] to [[2002 Arab Nations Cup|2002]]||
''Banned1'' ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- |- ||
[[2011 Arab Nations Cup|2011]]||
Qualifications-ongoing ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- |- ||
'''Total''' ||
'''Best: Champions''' ||
'''20''' ||
'''13''' ||
'''7''' ||
'''0''' ||
'''40''' ||
'''12''' |} 1 ''Iraq was banned from the competition from 1991 to 2002 due to the [[Gulf War]].'' {{col-2}}
'''[[Pan Arab Games]] record''' {| class="wikitable" style="text-align: center;font-size:90%;" !colspan=8|[[Pan Arab Games]] |- !Year !Round !GP !W !D !L !GF !GA |- ||
[[1953 Pan Arab Games|1953]]||
''Did not enter'' ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- |- ||
[[1957 Pan Arab Games|1957]]||
Round 1||
3 ||
1 ||
1 ||
1 ||
8 ||
8 |- ||
[[1961 Pan Arab Games|1961]]||
''Did not enter'' ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- |- ||
[[1965 Pan Arab Games|1965]]||
Round 1||
4 ||
1 ||
2 ||
1 ||
7 ||
2 |- ||
[[1976 Pan Arab Games|1976]]||
''Did not enter'' ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- |-bgcolor=gold ||
[[1985 Pan Arab Games|1985]]||
'''Champions''' ||
4 ||
4 ||
0 ||
0 ||
7 ||
1 |- ||
[[1997 Pan Arab Games|1997]]||
''Did not enter'' ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- |-bgcolor=silver ||
[[1999 Pan Arab Games|1999]]||
2nd Place ||
7 ||
4 ||
1 ||
2 ||
17 ||
9 |- ||
[[2007 Pan Arab Games|2007]]||
''Did not enter'' ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- |- ||
[[2011 Pan Arab Games|2011]]||
''Qualified'' ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- ||
- |- ||
'''Total''' ||
'''Best: Champions''' ||
'''18''' ||
'''10''' ||
'''4''' ||
'''4''' ||
'''39''' ||
'''20''' |} {{col-end}} ==Schedule and recent results== {{legend2|#CCFFCC|'''W'''in|border=1px solid #AAAAAA}} {{legend2|#FFFFCC|'''D'''raw|border=1px solid #AAAAAA}} {{legend2|#FFCCCC|'''L'''oss|border=1px solid #AAAAAA}} {|width=95% class="wikitable" !style="background:#008000;"|Date !style="background:#008000;"|Venue !style="background:#008000;"|Opponent !style="background:#008000;"|Result !style="background:#008000;"|Competition !style="background:#008000;"|Iraq scorers |- bgcolor=#FFCCCC |January 2, 2011 |   [[Grand Hamad Stadium]], [[Doha]] |{{fb|China}} | 2–3 L |[[Exhibition game|International Friendly]] | 44', 50' [[Younis Mahmoud|Mahmoud]] |- bgcolor=#FFCCCC |January 11, 2011 |   [[Ahmed bin Ali Stadium]], [[Al Rayyan]] |{{fb|IRN}} | 1–2 L |[[2011 AFC Asian Cup|AFC Asian Cup]] | 13' [[Younis Mahmoud|Mahmoud]] |- bgcolor=#CCFFCC |January 15, 2011 |   [[Ahmed bin Ali Stadium]], [[Al Rayyan]] |{{fb|UAE}} | 1–0 W |[[2011 AFC Asian Cup|AFC Asian Cup]] | 90'+3 ([[Own goal|o.g.]]) [[Walid Abbas|Abbas]] |- bgcolor=#CCFFCC |January 19, 2011 |   [[Ahmed bin Ali Stadium]], [[Al Rayyan]] |{{fb|PRK}} | 1–0 W |[[2011 AFC Asian Cup|AFC Asian Cup]] | 22' [[Karrar Jassim|Karrar]] |- bgcolor=#FFCCCC |January 22, 2011 |   [[Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium]], [[Doha]] |{{fb|Australia}} | 0-1 L |[[2011 AFC Asian Cup|AFC Asian Cup]] | |-bgcolor=#CCFFCC | March 26, 2011 |   [[Khalid Bin Mohammed Stadium]], [[Sharjah (city)|Sharjah]] | {{fb|PRK}} | 2–0 W | [[Exhibition match|International Friendly]] | 53' [[Alaa Abdul-Zahra|Abdul-Zahra]], 71' [[Alaa Abdul-Zahra|Abdul-Zahra]] |- bgcolor=#FFCCCC |March 29, 2011 |   [[Khalid Bin Mohammed Stadium]], [[Sharjah (city)|Sharjah]] |{{fb|Kuwait}} | 0-1 L |[[Exhibition match|International Friendly]] | |- bgcolor=#FFCCCC |June 29, 2011 |   [[Franso Hariri Stadium]], [[Arbil]] |{{fb|Syria}} | 1-2 L |[[Exhibition game|International Friendly]] | 80' [[Alaa Abdul-Zahra|Abdul-Zahra]] |- bgcolor=#FFCCCC |July 13, 2011 |   [[Amman International Stadium]], [[Amman]] |{{fb|Kuwait}} | 0-2 L |[[Exhibition game|International Friendly]] | |- bgcolor=#FFFFCC |July 16, 2011 |   [[Amman International Stadium]], [[Amman]] |{{fb|Jordan}} | 1–1 D |[[Exhibition game|International Friendly]] | 15' [[Mustafa Karim|Karim]] |- bgcolor=#CCFFCC |July 23, 2011 |   [[Franso Hariri Stadium]], [[Arbil]] |{{fb|Yemen}} | 2–0 W |[[2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|World Cup Qualification]] | 9' [[Hawar Mulla Mohammed|Hawar]], 63' [[Alaa Abdul-Zahra|Abdul-Zahra]] |- bgcolor=#FFFFCC | July 28, 2011 |   [[Sheikh Khalifa International Stadium]], [[Al Ain]] † | {{fb|Yemen}} | 0–0 D | [[2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|World Cup Qualification]] | |- bgcolor=#CCFFCC |August 19, 2011 |   [[Doha]] |{{fb|Qatar}} | 1–0 W |[[Exhibition game|International Friendly]] | 35' [[Salam Shakir|Shakir]] |- bgcolor=#FFFFCC |August 26, 2011 |   [[Franso Hariri Stadium]], [[Arbil]] |{{fb|Uganda}} | 2–2 D |[[Exhibition game|International Friendly]] | 37' [[Nashat Akram|Akram]], 50' [[Emad Mohammed|Emad]] |- bgcolor=#FFCCCC |September 2, 2011 |   [[Franso Hariri Stadium]], [[Arbil]] |{{fb|Jordan}} | 0-2 L |[[2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|World Cup Qualification]] | |- bgcolor=#CCFFCC |September 6, 2011 |   [[Jalan Besar Stadium]], [[Singapore]] |{{fb|Singapore}} | 2–0 W |[[2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|World Cup Qualification]] | 49' [[Alaa Abdul-Zahra|Abdul-Zahra]], 86' [[Younis Mahmoud|Mahmoud]] |- bgcolor=#CCFFCC |October 11, 2011 |   [[Shenzhen Bay Sports Center]], [[China]] |{{fb|China}} | 1–0 W |[[2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|World Cup Qualification]] |45' [[Younis Mahmoud|Mahmoud]] |- bgcolor=#CCFFCC |November 6, 2011 |   [[Grand Hamad Stadium]], [[Doha]] |{{fb|Lebanon}} | 1–0 W |[[Exhibition game|International Friendly]] |88'([[Penalty kick|P.K.]]) [[Emad Mohammed|Emad]] |- bgcolor=#CCFFCC |November 11, 2011 |   [[Grand Hamad Stadium]], [[Doha]] |{{fb|China}} | 1–0 W |[[2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|World Cup Qualification]] |90+2' [[Younis Mahmoud|Mahmoud]] |- bgcolor=#CCFFCC |November 15, 2011 |   [[Amman]], [[Jordan]] |{{fb|Jordan}} | 3–1 W |[[2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|World Cup Qualification]] | 55',81' [[ Nashat Akram|Akram ]] , 67' [[ Qusai Munir|Munir ]] |- bgcolor= |December 13, 2011 |   [[Doha]], [[Qatar]] |{{fb|Bahrain}} | |[[2011 Pan Arab Games]] | |- bgcolor= |December 16, 2011 |   [[Doha]], [[Qatar]] |{{fb|Qatar}} | |[[2011 Pan Arab Games]] | |- bgcolor= |February 29, 2012 |   [[Grand Hamad Stadium]], [[Doha]] |{{fb|Singapore}} | |[[2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|World Cup Qualification]] | |} † Due to the security situation in Yemen, the game was played in [[United Arab Emirates|UAE]] ==Current squad== * The following players were named for the [[2014 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC)|2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier]] against {{fb|China}} on 11 November, and {{fb|Jordan}} on 15 November 2011. *Caps and goals included Iraq match against {{fb|Jordan}} on November 15, 2011. ===Recent squad=== {{nat fs g start}} {{nat fs g player|no=1|pos=GK|name=[[Jalal Hassan]]|age={{Birth date and age|1991|5|18}}|caps=1|goals=0|club=[[Karbalaa FC|Karbalaa]]|clubnat=IRQ}} {{nat fs g player|no=12|pos=GK|name=[[Mohammed Gassid]]|age={{Birth date and age|1986|12|10}}|caps=49|goals=0|club=[[Talaba SC|Al-Talaba]]|clubnat=IRQ}} {{nat fs g player|no=22|pos=GK|name=[[Noor Sabri]]|age={{Birth date and age|1984|6|6}}|caps=63|goals=0|club=[[Najaf FC|Najaf]]|clubnat=IRQ}} |----- ! colspan="9" bgcolor="#B0D3FB" align="left" | |----- bgcolor="#DFEDFD" {{nat fs g player|no=2|pos=DF|name=[[Mohammed Ali Karim]]|age={{Birth date and age|1986|6|25}}|caps=25|goals=0|club=[[Al-Zawra'a SC|Al-Zawra'a]]|clubnat=IRQ}} {{nat fs g player|no=3|pos=DF|name=[[Bassim Abbas]]|age={{Birth date and age|1982|7|1}}|caps=80|goals=3|club=[[Baghdad FC|Baghdad]]|clubnat=IRQ}} {{nat fs g player|no=14|pos=DF|name=[[Salam Shakir]]|age={{Birth date and age|1986|7|31}}|caps=43|goals=2|club=[[Al-Khor Sports Club|Al-Khor]]|clubnat=QAT}} {{nat fs g player|no=15|pos=DF|name=[[Ali Rehema]]|age={{Birth date and age|1985|8|8}}|caps=76|goals=1|club=[[Al-Wakrah Sports Club|Al-Wakrah]]|clubnat=QAT}} {{nat fs g player|no=16|pos=DF|name=[[Samal Saeed]]|age={{Birth date and age|1987|12|1}}|caps=43|goals=2|club=[[Foolad F.C.|Foolad]]|clubnat=IRN}} {{nat fs g player|no=19|pos=DF|name=[[Hussam Kadhim]]|age={{Birth date and age|1990|1|1}}|caps=3|goals=0|club=[[Naft Al-Janoob]]|clubnat=IRQ}} {{nat fs g player|no=24|pos=DF|name=[[Ahmad Ibrahim Khalaf|Ahmad Ibrahim]]|age={{Birth date and age|1992|2|25}}|caps=7|goals=0|club=[[Arbil SC|Arbil]]|clubnat=IRQ}} |----- ! colspan="9" bgcolor="#B0D3FB" align="left" | |----- bgcolor="#DFEDFD" {{nat fs g player|no=4|pos=MF|name=[[Qusay Munir]]|age={{Birth date and age|1981|4|4}}|caps=77|goals=6|club=[[Lekhwiya SC|Lekhwiya]]|clubnat=QAT}} {{nat fs g player|no=5|pos=MF|name=[[Nashat Akram]] [[Captain (association football)|''(Vice-captain)'']]|age={{Birth date and age|1984|9|12}}|caps=106|goals=16|club=[[Lekhwiya SC|Lekhwiya]]|clubnat=QAT}} {{nat fs g player|no=6|pos=MF|name=[[Fareed Majeed]]|age={{Birth date and age|1986|8|17}}|caps=11|goals=0|club=[[Al-Shorta]]|clubnat=IRQ}} {{nat fs g player|no=8|pos=MF|name=[[Samer Saeed]]|age={{Birth date and age|1987|12|1}}|caps=25|goals=0|club=[[Najaf FC|Najaf]]|clubnat=IRQ}} {{nat fs g player|no=11|pos=MF|name=[[Hawar Mulla Mohammed]]|age={{Birth date and age|1981|6|1}}|caps=103|goals=21|club=[[Zob Ahan]]|clubnat=IRN}} {{nat fs g player|no=13|pos=MF|name=[[Karrar Jassim]]|age={{Birth date and age|1987|3|15}}|caps=44|goals=3|club=[[Esteghlal F.C.|Esteghlal]]|clubnat=IRN}} {{nat fs g player|no=18|pos=MF|name=[[Mahdi Karim]]|age={{Birth date and age|1983|12|10}}|caps=91|goals=12|club=[[Arbil SC|Arbil]]|clubnat=IRQ}} {{nat fs g player|no=21|pos=MF|name=[[Amir Sabah]]|age={{Birth date and age|1988|1|10}}|caps=2|goals=0|club=[[Zakho FC|Zakho]]|clubnat=IRQ}} {{nat fs g player|no=20|pos=MF|name=[[Muthana Khalid]]|age={{Birth date and age|1989|6|14}}|caps=18|goals=0|club=[[Al-Shorta]]|clubnat=IRQ}} {{nat fs g player|no=25|pos=MF|name=[[Saad Abdul-Amir]]|age={{Birth date and age|1992|1|19}}|caps=14|goals=0|club=[[Arbil SC|Arbil]]|clubnat=IRQ}} |----- ! colspan="9" bgcolor="#B0D3FB" align="left" | |----- bgcolor="#DFEDFD" {{nat fs g player|no=7|pos=FW|name=[[Emad Mohammed]]|age={{Birth date and age|1982|7|24}}|caps=103|goals=28|club=[[Sepahan Isfahan FC|Sepahan]]|clubnat=IRN}} {{nat fs g player|no=9|pos=FW|name=[[Mustafa Karim]]|age={{Birth date and age|1987|7|21}}|caps=37|goals=5|club=[[El-Ittihad El-Iskandary]]|clubnat=EGY}} {{nat fs g player|no=10|pos=FW|name=[[Younis Mahmoud]] [[Captain (association football)|''(Captain)'']]|age={{Birth date and age|1983|3|2}}|caps=100|goals=37|club=[[Al-Wakrah Sports Club|Al-Wakrah]]|clubnat=QAT}} {{nat fs g player|no=17|pos=FW|name=[[Alaa Abdul-Zahra]]|age={{Birth date and age|1987|12|22}}|caps=38|goals=10|club=[[Al-Wakrah Sports Club|Al-Wakrah]]|clubnat=QAT}} {{nat fs g player|no=23|pos=FW|name=[[Amjad Radhi]]|age={{Birth date and age|1990|7|17}}|caps=7|goals=0|club=[[Arbil SC|Arbil]]|clubnat=IRQ}} |} ===Recent callups=== * The following players have also been called up to Iraqi squad for the last 18 months. {{National football squad start (recent)}} {{nat fs r player|no=22|pos=GK|name=[[Haidar Raad]]|age={{Birth date and age|1991|4|27}}|caps=1|goals=0|club=[[Duhok SC|Duhok]]|clubnat=IRQ|latest=v. {{fb|SIN}}, September 6, 2011}} {{nat fs r player|no=1|pos=GK|name=[[Ali Mutashar]]|age={{Birth date and age|1989|5|7}}|caps=4|goals=0|club=[[Al-Shorta]]|clubnat=IRQ|latest=v. {{fb|AUS}}, January 22, 2011}} |----- ! colspan="9" bgcolor="#B0D3FB" align="left" | |----- bgcolor="#DFEDFD" {{nat fs r player|no=23|pos=DF|name=[[Saad Attiya]]|age={{Birth date and age|1987|2|26}}|caps=16|goals=1|club=[[Arbil SC|Arbil]]|clubnat=IRQ|latest=v. {{fb|SIN}}, September 6, 2011}} {{nat fs r player|no=|pos=DF|name=[[Haidar Abdul-Amir]]|age={{Birth date and age|1982|11|2}}|caps=50|goals=3|club=[[Talaba SC|Al-Talaba]]|clubnat=IRQ|latest=v. {{fb|KSA}}, December 28, 2010}} {{nat fs r player|no=|pos=DF|name=[[Ous Ibrahim]]|age={{Birth date and age|1986|1|1}}|caps=10|goals=0|club=[[Arbil SC|Arbil]]|clubnat=IRQ|latest=v. {{fb|KSA}}, December 28, 2010}} {{nat fs r player|no=|pos=DF|name=[[Khalid Mushir]]|age={{Birth date and age|1981|2|14}}|caps=24|goals=0|club=[[Duhok SC|Duhok]]|clubnat=IRQ|latest=v. {{fb|IND}}, November 11, 2010}} {{nat fs r player|no=|pos=DF|name=[[Mohammed Qabel]]|age={{Birth date and age|1988|1|9}}|caps=3|goals=0|club=[[Karbalaa FC|Karbalaa]]|clubnat=IRQ|latest=v. {{fb|IND}}, November 11, 2010}} {{nat fs r player|no=|pos=DF|name=[[Yassir Raad]]|age={{Birth date and age|1983|3|25}}|caps=29|goals=0|club=[[Zakho FC|Zakho]]|clubnat=IRQ|latest=v. {{fb|IRN}}, October 1, 2010}} {{nat fs r player|no=|pos=DF|name=[[Mohammed Abdul-Zahra]]|age={{Birth date and age|1989|1|1}}|caps=1|goals=0|club=[[Al-Naft]]|clubnat=IRQ|latest=v. {{fb|JOR}}, September 16, 2010}} |----- ! colspan="9" bgcolor="#B0D3FB" align="left" | |----- bgcolor="#DFEDFD" {{nat fs r player|no=19|pos=MF|name=[[Ahmad Ayad]]|age={{Birth date and age|1991|1|19}}|caps=15|goals=0|club=[[Arbil SC|Arbil]]|clubnat=IRQ|latest=v. {{fb|YEM}}, July 29, 2011}} {{nat fs r player|no=25|pos=MF|name=[[Osama Rashid]]|age={{Birth date and age|1992|01|13}}|caps=1|goals=0|club=[[FC Den Bosch|Den Bosch]]|clubnat=NED|latest=v. {{fb|SYR}}, June 29, 2011}} {{nat fs r player|no=|pos=MF|name=[[Ali Abbas]]|age={{Birth date and age|1986|8|30}}|caps=7|goals=0|club=[[Newcastle Jets]]|clubnat=AUS|latest=v. {{fb|SYR}}, June 29, 2011}} {{nat fs r player|no=|pos=MF|name=[[Salih Sadir]]|age={{Birth date and age|1981|8|21}}|caps=59|goals=11|club=[[Najaf FC|Najaf]]|clubnat=IRQ|latest=v. {{fb|KSA}}, December 28, 2010}} |----- ! colspan="9" bgcolor="#B0D3FB" align="left" | |----- bgcolor="#DFEDFD" {{nat fs r player|no=|pos=FW|name=[[Anmar Almubaraki]]|age={{Birth date and age|1991|07|1}}|caps=1|goals=0|club=[[Heracles Almelo]]|clubnat=NED||latest=v. {{fb|IND}}, June 20, 2011}} {{nat fs r player|no=|pos=FW|name=[[Ammar Gaiym]]|age={{Birth date and age|1991|07|1}}|caps=1|goals=0|club=[[Al-Sinaa]]|clubnat=IRQ|latest=v. {{fb|IND}}, November 11, 2010}} {{nat fs r player|no=|pos=FW|name=[[Ahmad Mnajed]]|age={{Birth date and age|1981|12|13}}|caps=36|goals=10|club=[[Baghdad FC|Baghdad]]|clubnat=IRQ|latest=v. {{fb|IRN}}, October 1, 2010}} {{nat fs r player|no=|pos=FW|name=[[Muslim Mubarak]]|age={{Birth date and age|1985|00|00}}|caps=0|goals=0|club=[[Arbil SC|Arbil]]|clubnat=IRQ|latest=v. {{fb|IRN}}, October 1, 2010}} {{nat fs r player|no=|pos=FW|name=[[Mustafa Ahmad]]|age={{Birth date and age|1991|1|1}}|caps=1|goals=0|club=[[Arbil SC|Arbil]]|clubnat=IRQ|latest=v. {{fb|IRN}}, October 1, 2010}} {{nat fs end}} ===Previous squads=== {{col-begin}} {{col-3}} FIFA World Cup * '''[[1986 FIFA World Cup squads#Iraq|1986 FIFA World Cup squad]]''' FIFA Confederations Cup * '''[[2009 FIFA Confederations Cup squads#Iraq|2009 FIFA Confederations Cup Squad]]''' Olympic Games * '''[[Football at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Men's team squads#Iraq|2004 Olympic Games Squad]]''' * '''[[Football at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's team squads#.C2.A0Iraq|1988 Olympic Games Squad]]''' * '''[[Football at the 1984 Summer Olympics - Men's team squads#Iraq#.C2.A0Iraq|1984 Olympic Games Squad]]''' * '''[[Football at the 1980 Summer Olympics - Men's team squads#Iraq#.C2.A0Iraq|1980 Olympic Games Squad]]''' {{col-3}} Asian Cup * '''[[2011 AFC Asian Cup squads#Iraq|2011 Asian Cup Squad]]''' * '''[[2007 AFC Asian Cup squads#Iraq|2007 Asian Cup Squad]]''' * '''[[2004 AFC Asian Cup squads#Iraq|2004 Asian Cup Squad]]''' * '''[[2000 AFC Asian Cup squads#Iraq|2000 Asian Cup Squad]]''' * '''[[1996 AFC Asian Cup squads#Iraq|1996 Asian Cup Squad]]''' Asian Games * '''[[Football at the 2006 Asian Games - Men's team squads#Iraq|2006 Asian Games Squad]]''' {{col-3}} {{col-end}} ==Coaches== January 2000 – present {| class="wikitable" style="text-align:center;" |- !Manager !Tenure !Games !Won !Drawn !Lost !GF !GA !Win % |- |align=left|  [[Adnan Hamad]] |January 2000 – September 2000 |7 |3 |1 |3 |11 |7 |42,86% |- |align=left|  [[Milan Živadinović]] |October 2000 – October 2000 |4 |1 |1 |2 |5 |7 |25% |- |align=left|  [[Adnan Hamad]] |January 2001 – September 2001 |13 |5 |3 |5 |35 |13 |38,46% |- |align=left|  [[Rudolf Belin]] |September 2001 – January 2002 |3 |1 |2 |1 |3 |4 |33,33% |- |align=left|  [[Adnan Hamad]] |January 2002 – September 2002 |8 |8 |0 |0 |16 |5 |100% |- |align=left|  [[Bernd Stange]] |October 2002 – April 2004 |17 |6 |6 |5 |27 |18 |35,29% |- |align=left|  [[Adnan Hamad]] |April 2004 – January 2005 |18 |7 |2 |9 |32 |31 |38,89% |- |align=left|  [[Akram Ahmad Salman|Akram Salman]] |January 2005 – May 2007 |27 |12 |7 |8 |44 |32 |44,44% |- |align=left| Brazil [[Jorvan Vieira]] |May 2007 – July 2007 |14 |6 |5 |3 |13 |10 |42.86% |- |align=left| Norway [[Egil Olsen]] |2007–2008 |6 |2 |3 |1 |12 |5 |33% |- |align=left| Iraq [[Adnan Hamad]] |June 2008 – September 2008 |2 |1 |0 |1 |2 |2 |50% |- |align=left| Brazil [[Jorvan Vieira]] |September 2008 – February 2009 |4 |0 |2 |2 |4 |10 |0% |- |align=left| Iraq [[Radhi Shenaishil]] |February 2009 – April 2009 |2 |0 |1 |1 |1 |1 |0% |- |align=left|  [[Bora Milutinović]] |April 2009 – June 2009 |4 |0 |3 |1 |1 |2 |0% |- |align=left|  [[Nadhim Shaker]] |July 2009 – August 2010 |4 |4 |0 |0 |9 |0 |100% |- |align=left|  [[Wolfgang Sidka]] |August 2010 – August 2011 |20 |10 |3 |7 |27 |22 |50% |- |align=left|  [[Zico]] |August 2011 – present |6 |5 |0 |1 |8 |3 |83.33% |- |} ''Coaches by Years (1951–present)'' {{col-begin-small}} {{col-3}} [[Dhia Habib]] (1951) [[Ismail Mohammed (football coach)|Ismail Mohammed]] (1957) [[Shawqi Aboud]] (1959) [[Hadi Abbas]] (1959) [[Shawqi Aboud]] (1963–1964) [[Adil Basher]] (1964) [[Shawqi Aboud]] (1965) [[Adil Basher]] (1966) [[Jalil Shihab]] (1967) [[Abdelilah Mohammed Hassan]] (1968) [[Adil Basher]] (1968) [[Ljubomir Kokeza]] (1969) [[Yuri Illichev]] (1969–1971) [[Adil Basher]] (1971–1972) [[Abdelilah Mohammed Hassan]] (1972) [[Gyula Teleki|Teleki Gyula]] (1973) [[Thamir Muhsin]] (1973) [[Wathik Naji Jasim|Wathiq Naji]] (1974) [[Jalil Shihab]] (1974) [[Thamir Muhsin]] (1974) [[Wathik Naji Jasim|Wathiq Naji]] (1975) [[Danny McLennan]] (1975–1976) [[Lenko Grčić|Lenko Grčić "Kaka"]] (1976–1978) {{col-3}} [[Jamal Salih]] (1978) [[Ammo Baba|Emmanuel "Ammo" Baba]] (1978–1980) [[Wathik Naji Jasim|Wathiq Naji]] (1980) [[Anwar Jassim|Anwar Jassam]] (1980) [[Vojo Gardašević]] (1981) [[Douglas Aziz]] (1981) [[Ammo Baba|Emmanuel "Ammo" Baba]] (1981–1984) [[Anwar Jassim|Anwar Jassam]] (1985) [[Akram Ahmad Salman]] (1985) [[Wathik Naji Jasim|Wathiq Naji]] (1985) [[Jorge Vieira]] (1985) [[Eduardo Antunes Coimbra|Eduardo "Edu" Antunes Coimbra]] (1986) [[Zé Mario]] (1986) '''[[Evaristo de Macedo]] – [[1986 FIFA World Cup]]''' (1986) [[Akram Ahmad Salman]] (1986) [[Ammo Baba|Emmanuel "Ammo" Baba]] (1987–1988) [[Jamal Salih]] (1988) [[Ammo Baba|Emmanuel "Ammo" Baba]] (1988–1989) [[Anwar Jassim|Anwar Jassam]] (1989–1990) [[Yuri Morozov (football)|Yuri Morozov]] (1990) [[Adnan Dirjal]] (1992–1993) [[Ammo Baba|Emmanuel "Ammo" Baba]] (1993) [[Anwar Jassim|Anwar Jassam]] (1995–1996) [[Ammo Baba|Emmanuel "Ammo" Baba]] (1996) {{col-3}} [[Yahya Alwan]] (1996–1997) [[Ayoub Odisho]] (1997) [[Ammo Baba|Emmanuel "Ammo" Baba]] (1997) [[Akram Ahmad Salman]] (1998) [[Najih Humoud]] (1999) [[Adnan Hamad]] (2000) [[Milan Živadinović]] (2000–2001) [[Adnan Hamad]] (2001) [[Rudolf Belin]] (2001) [[Adnan Hamad]] (2002) [[Bernd Stange]] (2002–2004) [[Adnan Hamad]] (2004) [[Akram Ahmad Salman]] (2005–2007) '''[[Jorvan Vieira]]''' – '''[[2007 AFC Asian Cup]]''' (2007) [[Egil Olsen|Egil Olsen "Drillo"]] (2007–2008) [[Adnan Hamad]] (2008) [[Jorvan Vieira]] (2008–2009) [[Radhi Shenaishil]] (2009), ''(Caretaker)''   '''[[Bora Milutinović]] – [[2009 FIFA Confederations Cup]]''' (2009) [[Nadhim Shaker]] (2009–2010), ''(Caretaker)'' [[Wolfgang Sidka]] (2010–2011) [[Zico]] (2011 – present) {{col-end}} The team has had 68 coaches, of whom 49 have been [[Iraq]]i. ==Most Capped Players== Players with more than 90 International Matchs {| class="wikitable" cellpadding="3" style="text-align: center;" |- !No !Name !Career !Caps !Goals |- |1 |align="left"|[[Raad Hammoudi]] |1976–1987 |137 |1 |- |2 |align="left"|[[Hussein Saeed]] |1977–1990 |126 |61 |- |3 |align="left"|[[Falah Hassan]] |1969–1986 |110 |30 |- |4 |align="left"|'''[[Nashat Akram]]''' |2001– |106 |14 |- |5 |align="left"|'''[[Emad Mohammed]]''' |2000- |103 |28 |- |5 |align="left"|'''[[Hawar Mulla Mohammed]]''' |2001- |103 |21 |- |6 |align="left"|'''[[Younis Mahmoud]]''' |2002- |100 |37 |- |7 |align="left"|[[Laith Hussein]] |1986-2002 |96 |25 |- |8 |align="left"|[[Habib Jaafar|Habib Jafar]] |1986-2001 |92 |27 |- |9 |align="left"|'''[[Mahdi Karim]]''' |2001- |91 |12 |- |10 |align="left"|[[Adnan Dirjal]] |1979-1990 |90 |4 |- |10 |align="left"|[[Douglas Aziz]] |1967-1979 |90 |20 |- |10 |align="left"|[[Karim Allawi]] |1981-1990 |90 |? |- |10 |align="left"|[[Haris Mohammed]] |1979-1988 |90 |? |- |10 |align="left"|[[Natik Hashim]] |1981-1990 |90 |? |- |} * Players in Bold are still active * Updated November 15, 2011 ==Top 10 Goalscorers== Top 10 Iraqi National Football Team Goalscorers ( Only Official International Goals are included ) {| class="wikitable" cellpadding="3" style="text-align: center;" |- !No !Name !Career !Goals !Caps !Goals per game |- |1 |style="text-align:left;"|[[Hussein Saeed]] |1977–1990 |61 |126 |0.484 |- |2 |style="text-align:left;"|[[Ahmed Radhi]] |1983–1997 |42 |73 |0.575 |- |3 |style="text-align:left;"|'''[[Younis Mahmoud]]''' |2002– |37 |100 |0.370 |- |4 |style="text-align:left;"|[[Falah Hassan]] |1969–1986 |30 |110 |0.273 |- |5 |style="text-align:left;"|[[Ali Kadhim]] |1970-1980 |29 |80 |0.363 |- |6 |style="text-align:left;"|'''[[Emad Mohammed]]''' |2000– |28 |103 |0.272 |- |7 |style="text-align:left;"|[[Habib Jafar]] |1986–2001 |27 |92 |0.293 |- |8 |style="text-align:left;"|[[Laith Hussein]] |1986-2002 |25 |96 |0.260 |- |9 |style="text-align:left;"|[[Razzaq Farhan]] |1998-2007 |24 |60 |0.400 |- |10 |style="text-align:left;"|'''[[Hawar Mulla Mohammed]]''' |2001- |21 |103 |0.204 |- |} * Players in Bold are still active * Updated November 15, 2011 ==Team Captains== Captins of Iraqi National Football Team by Starting Year {| class="wikitable" cellpadding="3" style="text-align: center;" |- !No !Name !Starting Year |- |1 |style="text-align:left;"|[[Wadud Khalil Jumaa|Wadoud Khalil Joma]] |1951 |- |2 |style="text-align:left;"|[[Jamil Abbas|Jamouli]] |1957 |- |3 |style="text-align:left;"|[[Hisham Atta Ajaj]] |1966 |- |4 |style="text-align:left;"|[[Abid Kadhim]] |1972 |- |5 |style="text-align:left;"|[[Sahib Khazal]] |1974 |- |6 |style="text-align:left;"|[[Mujbel Fartous]] |1974 |- |7 |style="text-align:left;"|[[Falah Hassan]] |1975 |- |8 |style="text-align:left;"|[[Raad Hammoudi]] |1979 |- |9 |style="text-align:left;"|[[Hussein Saeed]] |1985 |- |10 |style="text-align:left;"|[[Adnan Dirjal]] |1988 |- |11 |style="text-align:left;"|[[Karim Allawi]] |1989 |- |12 |style="text-align:left;"|[[Natik Hashim]] |1990 |- |13 |style="text-align:left;"|[[Ahmed Radhi]] |1992 |- |14 |style="text-align:left;"|[[Radhi Shenaishil]] |1996 |- |15 |style="text-align:left;"|[[Habib Jaafar|Habib Jafar]] |1999 |- |16 |style="text-align:left;"|[[Laith Hussein]] |2001 |- |17 |style="text-align:left;"|[[Haidar Mahmoud]] |2001 |- |18 |style="text-align:left;"|[[Hussam Fawzi]] |2003 |- |19 |style="text-align:left;"|[[Abdul-Wahab Abu Al-Hail]] |2004 |- |20 |style="text-align:left;"|[[Razzaq Farhan]] |2004 |- |21 |style="text-align:left;"|[[Ahmad Kadhim Assad|Ahmad Kadhim]] |2007 |- |22 |style="text-align:left;"|[[Younis Mahmoud]] |2007 |- |} ==Trivia== * Iraq holds the Asian record for having scored in 27 consecutive matches between 1992 and 1996. ==External links== *[http://rsssf.com/tablesi/iraq-intres.html Iraq - List of All International & Unofficial Matches 1951-2006] *[http://rsssf.com/miscellaneous/hsaeed-intlg.html Hussein Saeed - Full Int. Caps & Goals List ] *[http://rsssf.com/miscellaneous/radhi-intlg.html Ahmed Radhi - Full Int. Caps & Goals List ] *[http://rsssf.com/miscellaneous/ymahmoud-intlg.html Younis Mahmoud - Full Int. Caps & Goals List ] *[http://forum.kooora.com/f.aspx?t=15389450 Falah Hassan - Full Int. caps & Goals List - Part 1 ] *[http://forum.kooora.com/f.aspx?t=15462499 Falah Hassan - Full Int. caps & Goals List - Part 2 ] *[http://forum.kooora.com/f.aspx?t=28582596 Ali Kadhim - Full Int. Goals List ] *[http://www.iraqfc.webs.com IraqFC.webs.com] *[http://www.niiis.net National & International Iraqi Information of Soccer] *[http://www.fifa.com/associations/association=irq/index.html Iraqi National Team on FIFA.com] *[http://www.Football-Iraq.Net Football-Iraq.Net/ Kooora Iraqiya] *[http://www.Iraq-Football.Net Iraq-Football.Net/ Unofficial website] *[http://www.korasp.com/ Kooora Sport] *[http://www.svenskafans.com/varlden/irak/ Iraqi Football News in Swedish] *[http://www.kuratalqadam.com/iraq-2007-asian-cup-winner.html Iraq – Asian Cup Winners 2007] {{ar icon}} {{s-start}} {{succession box | before =   [[Australia national football team|Australia]] | title = [[Asian Football Confederation|AFC Men's Team of the Year]] | years = [[Asian Football Confederation|2007]] | after =   [[Japan national football team|Japan]] }} {{succession box | before =   [[Japan national football team|Japan]] | title = [[AFC Asian Cup|AFC Asian Cup Champions]] | years = [[2007 AFC Asian Cup|2007]] | after =   [[Japan national football team|Japan]] }} {{succession box | before =   [[Kuwait national football team|Kuwait]] | title = [[West Asian Games|West Asian Games Champions]] | years = [[West Asian Games|2005]] | after = Incumbent }} {{succession box | before =   [[Japan national football team|Japan]] | title = [[Asian Football Confederation|AFC Men's Team of the Year]] | years = [[Asian Football Confederation|2004]] | after =   [[Korea Republic national football team|Korea Republic]] }} {{succession box | before =   [[Iran national football team|Iran]] | title = [[West Asian Football Federation Championship|West Asian Championship Champions]] | years = [[West Asian Football Federation Championship 2002|2002]] | after =   [[Iran national football team|Iran]] }} {{succession box | before =   [[Korea Republic national football team|Korea Republic]]
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[[1966 Arab Nations Cup|1966]] (Second title)
[[1985 Arab Nations Cup|1985]] (Third title)
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[[1984 Gulf Cup of Nations|1984]] (Second title)
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