1963–64 Iraq Central FA First Division

The 1963–64 Iraq Central FA First Division was the 16th season of the Iraq Central FA League (the top division of football in Baghdad and its neighbouring cities from 1948 to 1973). Prior to the season, Aliyat Al-Shorta won promotion by beating Al-Omma 3–1 after extra time on 29 June 1963. The tournament started on 31 October 1963,[1] and the winners of the league were Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya who earned their third title.[2] Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya's Amer Jameel and Ammo Baba won the top scorer and best player awards respectively.[3] Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya also beat Al-Firqa Al-Thalitha 3–0 in the Iraq Central FA Altruism Cup on 25 May 1964.[4]

Iraq Central FA League
Season1963–64
ChampionsAl-Quwa Al-Jawiya
(3rd title)
Top goalscorerAmer Jameel
(7 goals)

Name changesEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts Qualification
1 Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya 7 5 1 1 20 6 3.333 11 League Champions
2 Al-Firqa Al-Thalitha 7 4 2 1 17 7 2.429 10
3 Maslahat Naqil Al-Rukab 7 3 3 1 17 7 2.429 9
4 Al-Sikak Al-Hadeed 7 2 4 1 12 9 1.333 8
5 Madaris Al-Shorta 7 2 3 2 8 9 0.889 7
6 Al-Firqa Al-Rabaa 7 3 0 4 12 20 0.600 6 Relocated to Mosul
7 Aliyat Al-Shorta 7 2 1 4 12 16 0.750 5
8 Al-Kuliya Al-Askariya 7 0 0 7 7 31 0.226 0
Source: Ali Al-Sabti Archive

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away FRB FTH ASH KUL QWJ SIK MSH MAS
Al-Firqa Al-Rabaa 3–2 4–1 2–1
Al-Firqa Al-Thalitha 5–0 3–1 2–3 0–0
Aliyat Al-Shorta 2–1 1–4 2–3
Al-Kuliya Al-Askariya 2–3 1–4 0–8 1–5
Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya 3–1 0–1 0–0
Al-Sikak Al-Hadeed 1–1 1–1 6–1 1–1
Madaris Al-Shorta 0–3 2–0 1–1 1–1
Maslahat Naqil Al-Rukab 6–1 3–1 1–2
Source: Ali Al-Sabti Archive
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Football fixtures for local teams". The Iraq Times. 28 October 1963.
  2. ^ Iraq 1962/63-1972/73
  3. ^ Iraqi Central League 1963-64
  4. ^ Al-Sabti, Ali (2018). Iraqi League History 1956-1974. Iraq.

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